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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399 results have a trial report available 355 results have export data available 402 trials are CC BY 4.0
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Aims:

To investigate the potential of biological and organic matter inputs to increase soil water storage, target long-term yield increases and soil improvement

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Soil Preparation
Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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To assist growers in making decisions on variety choice and management, a trial was conducted at Buntine to assess the yield, quality and economic response of new and potential wheat varieties to different sowing times.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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To evaluate new and existing triticale varieties.

Crop type: Triticale 1 trial Variety Type
Kalannie, WA Sandy loam
Research organisaton

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To evaluate new and existing udon noodle wheat varieties.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
Kalannie, WA Sandy loam
Research organisaton

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To evaluate wheat varieties grown on acid soils.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
Kalannie, WA Acidic sand
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To evaluate the effectiveness of wide row spacing in Arrino wheat in a low rainfall environment with limited inputs.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Sowing Row spacing
Pithara, WA Loamy clay
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To evaluate the acid and aluminium tolerance of new and existing barley varieties.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Type
Kalannie, WA
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To evaluate compost and clay for their ability to improve the production capacity of soil.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Soil Preparation Soil amelioration Type Soil amelioration Rate
West Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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To improve grain production by ameliorating subsurface compaction and subsurface acidity.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil Preparation Soil amelioration Type Soil amelioration Application
West Maya, WA Acidic sand
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Aims:

To improve grain production by ameliorating subsurface compaction and subsurface acidity.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil Preparation Soil amelioration Type Soil amelioration Application
West Maya, WA Sand over gravel
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Aims:

To improve grain production by ameliorating subsurface compaction and subsurface acidity.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Soil Preparation Soil amelioration Type Soil amelioration Rate Soil amelioration Application
Perenjori, WA Sandy loam
Research organisaton
Funding source

Aims:

To improve grain production by ameliorating subsurface compaction and subsurface acidity.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil amelioration
Kalannie, WA Acidic sand
Research organisaton

Aims:

To improve grain production by ameliorating subsurface compaction and subsurface acidity.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil Preparation Soil amelioration Type Soil amelioration Rate
Latham, WA Acidic sand
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Aims:

  • To compare the yield of the new Albus lupin Andromeda with Kiev Mutant in a low rainfall area.
  • To compare the performance of Kaspa field pea with the trailing types in a low rainfall area.

Crop type: Lupins,Field peas 2 trials Variety Type
Dalwallinu, WA Red loam
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To demonstrate the disease resistance of new Sonali, Rupali and Genesis836 and potential releases Genesis90 and Genesis508, chickpea varieties.

Crop type: Chickpeas 1 trial Variety Type
Dalwallinu, WA Loamy clay
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Aims:

To evaluate and determine the profitability of different strategies of disease management.

Crop type: Wheat,Barley 2 trials Fungicide Application
Dalwallinu, WA Red loam
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Aims:

To evaluate and determine the profitability of different strategies of disease management. 

Crop type: Barley,Wheat 2 trials Fungicide Type
Dalwallinu, WA
Source Data Unavailable
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Aims:

To evaluate new and existing early maturing barley varieties.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Type
Kalannie, WA
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To demonstrate the growth rates and carrying capacities of new pasture species and to show options available for improving pasture productivity.

Crop type: Oats,Ryegrass 2 trials Grazing Regime
Dalwallinu, WA Red loam
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To evaluate the response of wheat (yield and protein) in different paddock management zones to in-season application of nitrogen fertiliser, using the Yield Prophet system as a guide.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing Soil Type
West Maya, WA Various
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Aims:

To evaluate the response of wheat (yield and protein) in different paddock management zones to in-season application of nitrogen fertiliser, using the Yield Prophet system as a guide.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Fertiliser Rate
West Buntine, WA Various
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To investigate the effects of Lime, Gypsum and Dolomite on grain production on acid soils.

Crop type: Wheat,Barley 2 trials Soil amelioration Rate
East Wubin, WA Sandy loam
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To provide better guidelines on safer methods of sowing wheat on shallow soil in the low rainfall zone; especially in terms of row spacing seeding rate, variety, depth of soil and soil type.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Sowing Rate Sowing Row spacing
Pindar, WA Shallow red sandy clay loam
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This trial was developed to examine the efficacy of seeding and foliar fungicide combinations for control of rust (stripe and leaf rust) and leaf spotting diseases (septoria nodorum and yellow spot) in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fungicide Type Fungicide Timing Fungicide Application Inoculant Type
Dalwallinu, WA Red loam
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Aims:

To investigate the effects of nitrogen placement and timing in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing
Dalwallinu, WA Loamy clay
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To determine optimal input packages for noodle wheat varieties grown in the Liebe area.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Application Herbicide Application Soil Preparation
Dalwallinu, WA Red loam
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To evaluate the effectiveness of skip row spacing of wheat in a low rainfall environment with subsoil constraints.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Sowing Rate Variety Type
Goodlands, WA Loamy clay
Research organisaton
Funding source

Aims:

To investigate the potential of biological and organic matter inputs to increase soil water storage, target long-term yield increases and soil improvement.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil Preparation
Buntine, WA Sandy loam
Research organisaton
Funding source

Aims:

To evaluate new and existing triticale varieties.

Crop type: Triticale 1 trial Variety Type
Kalannie, WA
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Aims:

To evaluate new and existing chickpea varieties.

Crop type: Chickpeas 1 trial Variety Type
Winchester, WA
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Aims:

To evaluate new and existing chickpea varieties.

Crop type: Chickpeas 1 trial Variety Type
West Dalwallinu, WA
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Aims:

To evaluate new and existing field pea varieties.

Crop type: Field peas 1 trial Variety Type
West Dalwallinu, WA
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Aims:

To evaluate new and existing lupin varieties.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Variety Type
Winchester, WA
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Aims:

To evaluate new and existing lupin varieties.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Variety Type
Kalannie, WA
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Aims:

To evaluate new and existing udon noodle wheat varieties.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
Kalannie, WA
Trial Report Unavailable
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Aims:

To compare yellow lupin and angustifolius lupin varieties.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Variety Type
Kalannie, WA
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To establish the fit for calcium ammonium nitrate (CAN) as a topdressed fertiliser in wheat in a low rainfall situation and on an N responsive site.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Timing
Kalannie, WA Sandy loam
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To establish and manipulate 3 varieties of pasture and determine their effect on the following wheat crop.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Crop Rotation
Wubin, WA Sandy loam
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Aims:

To demonstrate the tolerance of new and existing wheat varieties on acid soils.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
Kalannie, WA
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Aims:

To compare wheat varieties and effect of nitrogen on yield and quality.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
Dalwallinu, WA Sandy loam
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To explore the yield potential for wheat in the northern sandplain region and to identify the main constraints to achieving this potential.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil amelioration Type
Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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To investigate the benefits of Kelpak, seaweed extract containing high concentrations of auxin, a plant growth hormone.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil amelioration Rate
West Buntine, WA Sand over gravel
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Aims:

To test of barley varieties on acid soils.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Type
Kalannie, WA
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Aims:

To assess the yield and quality of a number of barley varieties in the medium rainfall zone.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Type
Wubin, WA Sand over gravel
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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 evaluate the efficacy of different formulations of imidazolinones (Group B imi’s) and the sulfonylureas (Group B SU’s) on brome grass.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate
Goodlands, WA Sandy loam
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Aims:

To determine if the livestock carrying capacity of pastures in the Eastern Wheatbelt of Western Australia, including those on mildly saline soil, can be increased by replacing native ryegrass with the Safeguard variety of ryegrass.

Crop type: Ryegrass 3 trials Variety Type
Ballidu, WA Konnongorring, WA Wongan Hills, WA Sandy loam
Research organisatons
Funding source
Liebe Group Department of Agriculture and Food WA Ballidu Woolpro Group

Aims:

To evaluate compost and clay for their ability to improve the production capacity of a loamy sand.

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

To demonstrate the metribuzin tolerance of the new lupin variety Mandelup.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Herbicide Type Variety Type
West Buntine, WA Sandy loam
Source Data Unavailable
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Aims:

To demonstrate the productivity and persistence of annual pasture legumes (NAPLIP cultivar/species) on several soil types in the medium–low rainfall wheat belt environment.

Crop type: Wheat,Clover,Medic,Serradella 4 trials Crop Type Variety Type
West Buntine, WA
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