Liebe Group

The Liebe Group is a grower driven, not for profit organisation in the Wheatbelt of Western Australia. It is a leading ‘grass roots’ group in Western Australia and has a continually growing membership. This grass roots drive ensures the group remains relevant, timely and valuable to the local farmers and gains industry cooperation. The Liebe Group provides access for members to new ideas, innovation, research and networks all over Australia.

The group conducts research & development and provides information to 120 farm business members in the Dalwallinu, Coorow, Perenjori and Wongan Ballidu Shires, which encompasses a land area of approximately 1,000,000 ha. 

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Years: 2002 to 2020
402 published trials
150 trial sites
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22 results have export data available 33 trials are CC BY 4.0
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To investigate the suitability and profitability of alternative legume crops in the Western Region.
 

Koorda, WA
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To demonstrate the profitability of alternative grain legume crops across the Western Region.

Kalannie, WA
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Aims:

To investigate the suitability and profitability of alternative legume crops in the Western Region.

Dalwallinu, WA
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Aims:

To investigate the suitability and profitability of alternative legume crops in the Western Region.

Carnamah, WA
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  • To determine the impact of N and K supply on yield and quality, on ameliorated non-wetting soils in the Geraldton Port Zone.
  • To determine the most effective way to apply nutrients (granular, banded, top dressed or liquid) on non-wetting soils after amelioration, in the Geraldton Port Zone.
     

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Soil amelioration
Eneabba, WA
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To compare the performance of older TT canola varieties (Tanami, Cobbler, Crusher and Snapper) under normal growing conditions in the Ballidu region.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Variety Type
Ballidu, WA Sandy loam
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To examine the difference in profitability between low and high input cropping practices over an extended period of time and to determine the effect these practices are having on soil carbon.

East Dalwallinu, WA Loamy clay
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To determine if the inclusion of Bentonite clay improves crop yields on non-wetting sandy soils and their ability to store more carbon.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Soil Preparation
Miling, WA Yellow sands
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To compare the plant density response of yield and oil content between hybrid and open-pollinated (OP) canola in Triazine tolerant (TT) and Roundup Ready (RR) herbicide tolerance groups.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Crop Sowing Sowing Row spacing
Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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To compare the plant density response of yield and oil content between hybrid and OP canola in TT and RR herbicide tolerance groups.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Sowing Sowing Rate
Wongan Hills, WA
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To investigate the potential of organic matter inputs to increase yield and improve soil health.

Crop type: Barley,Oats,Wheat,Canola 4 trials Variety Type
Buntine, WA Deep yellow sand
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Examine the effect of variable rates of fertiliser on acidity in the furrow and how CalSap® interacts with soil pH over a period of time at different locations in the profile.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Variety
West Buntine, WA Yellow sands
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To examine the difference in profitability between low and high input cropping practices over an extended period of time and to determine the effect these practices are having on soil carbon.

Crop type: Wheat,Field peas,Canola 3 trials Sowing Sowing Rate
East Dalwallinu, WA Loamy clay
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To demonstrate, compare and analyse the efficacy of new herbicide combinations and sequences to achieve control of hard to kill weeds such as ryegrass and radish, whilst maximising yield in hybrid canola, using the hybrid variety Hyola 525RT (Roundup Ready + Triazine Tolerant) canola herbicide tolerant system.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Herbicide
Toodyay, WA
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To investigate the nitrogen rate and time of application response of canola varieties to yield and oil content of Triazine Tolerant (TT) and Roundup Ready (RR) hybrids in comparison with open-pollinated (OP) types to:

  • Provide growers in lower rainfall environments with guidelines on times of application to maximise grain and oil yi… read more
  • Crop type: Canola 1 trial Fertiliser Fertiliser Rate Sowing
    Buntine, WA Sand over gravel
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    Aims:

    To investigate the N rate and time of application response of canola varieties to yield and oil content of Triazine tolerant (TT) and Roundup Ready (RR) hybrids in comparison with open-pollinated (OP) types to:

  • Provide growers in lower rainfall environments with guidelines on times of application to maximise grain and oil yields.read more
  • Crop type: Canola 1 trial Fertiliser Fertiliser Timing Sowing Sowing Rate
    Wongan Hills, WA Brown sandy loam
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    Aims:

    To compare yield and quality of new and existing canola varieties in a paddock scale demonstration trial.

    Crop type: Canola 1 trial Variety Type
    Wongan Hills, WA Red loam
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    Aims:

    To compare four different GM canola varieties in a farmer sized trial and monitor these plots throughout the growing season with the potential to compare yield at harvest.

    Crop type: Canola 1 trial Variety Type
    East Marchagee, WA Sandy loam
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    Aims:

    To investigate the nitrogen rate and time of application response of canola varieties to yield and oil content of TT and RR hybrids in comparison with open-pollinated types to

    • provide growers in lower rainfall environments with guidelines on optimal nitrogen rates and times of application to maximise grain and oil yields, andread more
    Crop type: Canola 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing
    West Wubin, WA Sandy loam
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    Aims:

    To compare Canola Breeders’ new TT canola variety CB Sturt TT to its existing low rainfall variety CB Telfer TT in a paddock scale demonstration.

    Crop type: Canola 1 trial Variety Type
    Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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    Aims:

    To compare yield and quality of new and existing canola varieties in a paddock scale demonstration trial.

    Crop type: Canola 1 trial Variety Type
    Dalwallinu, WA Sand over gravel
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    Aims:

    To determine if various farm management techniques improve the storage of out-of-season rainfall and whether this leads to improvements in crop growth and/or yield.

    Crop type: Canola 1 trial Stubble Management
    Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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    Aims:

    To investigate the potential of organic matter inputs to increase yield and improve soil health.

    Crop type: Canola 1 trial Soil Preparation Stubble Management
    Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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    Aims:

    To examine the difference in profitability between low and high input cropping practices over an extended period of time.

    Crop type: Canola,Field peas,Wheat 3 trials Crop Rotation Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing Fertiliser Application Sowing Rate
    East Dalwallinu, WA Loamy clay
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    Aims:

    To compare hybrid performance to the standard Open-Pollinated Triazine-Tolerant varieties

    Crop type: Canola 1 trial Variety Type
    West Wubin, WA Sandy loam
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    Aims:

    To evaluate the effectiveness of an organic fertiliser (chicken manure) compared to conventional synthetic compound fertilisers.

    Crop type: Canola 1 trial Fertiliser Type
    West Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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    To determine the efficacy and rate of gypsum required to improve soil structure on heavy clay soils in a minimum tillage system.

    Crop type: Canola 1 trial Soil amelioration Rate
    Dalwallinu, WA Red loam
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    To evaluate new and existing canola varieties, sown using farmer equipment.

    Crop type: Canola 1 trial Variety Type
    Pithara, WA Sandy loam
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    The objective of this trial was to evaluate the knockdown efficiency of Spray.Seed with and without common tank mix ‘spikes’, at various rates, on the control of grass and broadleaf weeds including Roundup Ready canola volunteers.

    Crop type: Canola,Ryegrass,Lupins 3 trials Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate Inoculant Application
    Pithara, WA Sandy loam
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    Aims:

    To demonstrate and compare nitrogen and phosphorus responses in wheat and canola side by side.

    Crop type: Canola,Wheat 2 trials Crop Type Fertiliser Timing Fertiliser Application
    East Marchagee, WA Sand over gravel
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    Aims:

    To compare the returns of barley, canola, wheat and triticale.

    Xantippe, WA Sandy loam
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    Aims:

    To evaluate a range of canola varieties in the M2 rainfall zone.

    Crop type: Canola 1 trial Variety Type
    West Buntine, WA Sand
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    Aims:

    To examine the potential for crop yield in the northern sandplain systems and explore practices that will allow the potential to be approached.

    Crop type: Wheat,Lucerne,Canola,Lupins 4 trials Fertiliser Rate
    Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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