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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229 results have a trial report available 208 results have export data available 231 trials are CC BY 4.0
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Aims:

1. Demonstrate that growing canola (with effective weed control options) followed by a high value legume
(with higher economic value) can lead to an effective and profitable double break crop sequence. The
contribution of an early sowing date versus a traditional sowing date to increase the profitability of
these crops will … read more

Crop type: Chickpeas,Wheat,Lentils,Vetch 4 trials Fertiliser Fungicide Herbicide Pesticide
Main Trial Site, Latham, WA, WA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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  • To quantify the impact of nitrogen and potassium fertiliser on wheat yield and quality, after mouldboard ploughing 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.read more

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil amelioration
, WA
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To determine the best way to apply nutrients and increase nutrient uptake on non-wetting soils after amelioration in the Geraldton port zone.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Application
Irwin, WA Pale deep sand
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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: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Application
Eneabba, WA Sand over gravel
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Aims:

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: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Application
, WA Deep yellow sand
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To determine which ameliorant practice is the most effective and economic in remediating subsoil acidity at depth.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil
West Wubin, WA
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To assess amelioration of subsoil acidity using a range of tillage methods for incorporating surface applied lime into acidic subsoils and the impacts of tillage and lime on crop productivity.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil amelioration
Dandaragan, WA Deep yellow sand
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To assess whether imidazolinone tolerant wheat or barley provides better weed control and which gives the best economic return.

Crop type: Wheat,Barley 2 trials Variety
Xantippe, WA
Source Data Unavailable
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To improve the adoption of liming practices in the medium to high rainfall zone of Western Australia by demonstrating the economic and environmental benefits of lime application and incorporation.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil
Kojonup, WA
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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
Source Data Unavailable
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Investigate the impact of soil management techniques and the application of different rates of lime over a five year period on soil pH.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil
Wongoondy, Mullewa, WA Red loam
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To evaluate the relative yield loss (tolerance) of commonly grown and newly released wheat and barley varieties to Fusarium crown rot.

Crop type: Wheat,Barley 2 trials Variety
Wongan Hills, WA
Source Data Unavailable
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To assess whether Zen noodle wheat has a place in rotation when yield and quality are compared to Mace Australian hard wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
Dalwallinu, WA Sandy loam
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To evaluate yields and quality of new and existing wheat and barley varieties and their response to N.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat 2 trials Crop
Buntine, WA
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Trials from over four years are examining different rates and timing of application of Bioprime, a liquid soil amendment which changes soil microbiology. The aim is to relate measured plant growth and yield improvement to changes in microbial populations in the soil around roots, and to show how these changes and different ways of applying nitro… read more

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil
Buntine, WA Sand to sandy loam
Source Data Unavailable
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Aims:

To demonstrate more efficient deep ripping of a dry compact sandy soil and to assess any benefits of improved rain infiltration and crop yield.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil amelioration Application
east Buntine, ACT Sand over gravel
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To test the interaction between wheat variety and seed size on the ability to emerge from deep sowing.

Buntine, WA Sand over gravel
Source Data Unavailable
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To compare and evaluate the yield effect from cultivation, before seeding versus a full cut system in a wheat crop.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil amelioration Timing
east Buntine, ACT Sand over gravel
Source Data Unavailable
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To examine whether deep cultivation by spading can be used to manage water repellence and subsoil acidity on non-wetting sand.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil Preparation Soil amelioration
East Marchagee, WA Deep yellow sand
Source Data Unavailable
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To assess the effect of different rates of CalSap® applied in-furrow on an acidic sand over gravel.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil amelioration
east Buntine, ACT Sand over gravel
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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
Source Data Unavailable
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To determine if there are any benefits to increased productivity and carbon cycling on a yellow sandplain soil through mechanical incorporation.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil Preparation
West Buntine, WA Yellow sands
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To compare K fertiliser strategies and to investigate the effect of K supply on N.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Application
East Carnamah, WA
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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
Source Data Unavailable
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To investigate how nutrient interactions influence yield response. Specifically, if:

  • Applications of P, K and/or S fertilisers influence wheat yield under varying N concentrations.
  • “Background” nutrition influences fertiliser responsiveness.
  • Yield responses are a result of absolute nutrient concentrations … read more
  • Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
    Wongan Hills, WA Sandy duplex
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    Aims:

    To compare three different sowing rates (in a low rainfall zone) in a farmer sized trial and monitor these plots throughout the growing season.

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Sowing Rate
    Buntine, WA Sand over gravel
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    Aims:

    Compare the new IGW3526 imidazolinone wheat with Mace in a farm scale demonstration to compare variety performance.

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
    East Wubin, WA
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    Aims:

    • Compare the new noodle wheat variety Supreme (IGW6042) against Calingiri to gauge variety performance.
    • Compare noodle wheat to Mace in order to determine the economic viability of growing noodle wheat.

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
    West Wubin, WA
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    Comparison of the new APW wheat Hydra (IGW3422) to Emu Rock and Mace in a farm scale demonstration to evaluate performance.

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety
    Ballidu, WA Loamy sand
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    Compare the new IGW3526 imidazolinone tolerant wheat with Justica in a farm scale demonstration to gauge variety performance.

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
    West Wubin, WA Red sandy loam
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    To evaluate the performance of Litmus (WABAR2625) barley in comparison to Hindmarsh and Wyalkatchem on an acidic soil.

    Crop type: Wheat,Barley 2 trials Variety Type
    Wongan Hills, WA Sandy loam
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    Aims:

    To determine if there are any benefits to be gained from mouldboard ploughing a yellow sandplain soil

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil Preparation Soil amelioration Type
    West Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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    Aims:

    To determine whether a profit can be achieved from incorporating lime in the year it is applied.

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Timing Soil Preparation Soil amelioration Type
    West Wubin, WA Sandy loam
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    Aims:

    To determine whether lime has an effect on potassium (K) response

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Application
    Wongan Hills, WA Sandy loam
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    Aims:

    To evaluate and compare the effectiveness of standard post emergent herbicide treatments against the Clearfield™ system with Intervix herbicide for control of brome grass and radish in the new two gene wheat Justica CL.

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide Type
    West Wubin, WA Sandy loam
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    Aims:

    To compare the gross margins of a liquid fertiliser to a granular fertiliser strategy.

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Form
    West Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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    Liebe Group McAlpine Farms

    Aims:

    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: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate
    West Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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    Aims:

    To investigate the value of nitrogen on the profitability of new wheat varieties in early (dry sowing) and late sowings in canola/wheat system at Wongan Hills

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Sowing Timing Variety Type
    Wongan Hills, WA Yellow sands
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    Aims:

    To determine the effects of mouldboarding and deep ripping on a Wongan Hills yellow sand when varying lime and nutrient inputs

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Application Soil Preparation Soil amelioration Type Soil amelioration Application
    Wongan Hills, WA Sandy loam
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    Aims:

    To evaluate the weed control efficacy of mouldboard ploughing on an area with a high weed burden

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil Preparation Soil amelioration Application
    West Wubin, WA Sandy loam
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    Aims:

    To compare seed treatments to see if there is a yield response difference from the different treatments compared to the control. Also to and look at early root growth of the different treatments.

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Inoculant Type
    West Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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    Liebe Group McAlpine Farms

    Aims:

    To measure the role of water stored in the soil at sowing in affecting wheat yield.

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Irrigation Rate Soil Type
    West Wubin, WA Sandy loam
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    Aims:

    To demonstrate the value of NUlogic soil and plant testing and the importance of reviewing fertiliser strategies in season

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing
    West Wubin, WA Sandy loam
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    Aims:

    To test the effect of very deep ripping to 500mm with shallow leading tines and incorporation of limesand on a very deeply compacted acid sand plain soil.

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Soil Preparation Soil amelioration Type
    West Wubin, WA Sandy loam
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    Aims:

    To evaluate the performance of new variety Cobra under farmer practice.

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
    Pithara, WA Red loam
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    Aims:

    To evaluate the performance of new variety Cobra under farmer practice.

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

    To identify differences between commonly grown wheat varieties in their ability to emerge from very deep sowing (100mm) and relate to coleoptile lengths and to quantify the effects of deep sowing on grain yield.

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Sowing Method Variety Type
    West Wubin, WA Sandy loam
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    Aims:

    • To test if the ‘window’ is broadened due to seed coating.
    • To test the effect on yield due to timing of ‘haircut’.

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Timing Inoculant Application
    East Dalwallinu, WA Sandy loam
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    NEAR Project

    Aims:

    To evaluate the effects of mouldboard ploughing and deep ripping on a yellow sand

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil Preparation Soil amelioration Type
    West Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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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 yield.

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Stubble Management
    East Wubin, WA Sand over gravel
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