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 evaluate the effect on wheat yield and quality of applying ameliorants at depth on a Wodjil soil (Graveyard Trial).

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil amelioration Type
East Maya, WA Acidic sand
Research organisaton
Funding source

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To compare returns for wheat and barley in their different segregations to determine the most profitable return for farmers.

Crop type: Wheat,Barley 2 trials Crop Type
East Wubin, WA Sand over gravel
Source Data Unavailable
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To demonstrate the tolerance of WALAN2141 to Metribuzin.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate Variety Type
East Wubin, WA Sandy loam
Source Data Unavailable
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To evaluate the quality and yield of Carnamah wheat in response to a range of in-furrow fungicide applications.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fungicide Type
Xantippe, WA Red loam
Research organisaton

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To evaluate specially formulated biodegradable soil wetters ability to improve crop establishment and yields in hydrophobic (non-wetting) soils.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Inoculant Type Inoculant Rate Inoculant Application Soil amelioration Type
East Marchagee, WA Sand
Research organisaton

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To investigate the response of wheat to phosphorus fertiliser grown on an alkaline crumbly clay soil type.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Form
Dalwallinu, WA Clay
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To assess the relative production of a range of commonly grown pasture species.

Crop type: Grasses 1 trial Variety Type
Wubin, WA Various
Research organisaton

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To test the effect of ploughing in stubble prior to seeding.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil Type Stubble Management
East Maya, WA Various
Research organisaton

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To establish the potential to increase wheat yield on acid sands at East Maya.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate
East Maya, WA Acidic sand
Research organisaton
Funding source

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To test the effect of four levels of management inputs on grain yield, quality and profitability.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Application Herbicide Application Soil Preparation
East Wubin, WA Sandy loam
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To quantify the benefits pre-furrowing after pasture in a low rainfall area. Prefurrowing runs a point through dry soil to help rainfall entry.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil Type Sowing Method
Pindar, WA Various
Research organisaton

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To fine-tune the fertiliser requirement of yielding zones in different paddocks.

Crop type: Wheat,Lupins 2 trials Fertiliser Rate
East Coorow, WA Various
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To determine the susceptibility of new chickpea varieties and fungicide treatment against Ascochyta Blight. However, due to herbicide damage the chickpeas weren’t harvested, therefore only Lentils and Fenugreek are discussed in this trial.

Crop type: Lentils,Fenugreek 2 trials Crop Type Fungicide Type
East Wubin, WA Red loam
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Liebe Group Povers Rural Traders

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To determine whether the seed inoculant, Pr-70, is economical on acid sands at Jibberding. The inoculant will be used in conjunction with increasing rates of phosphorus to determine the most profitable return for farmers in the region.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Inoculant Application
East Wubin, WA Acidic sand
Source Data Unavailable
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To investigate benefits of soil amendments on acid soil for wheat and triticale.

Crop type: Wheat,Triticale 2 trials Soil amelioration Type Soil amelioration Rate
East Wubin, WA Sandy loam
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To establish if the current wheat yield could reach potential yield by extra N fertilisation and to identify potential constraints of 8 Satellite Sites throughout the Liebe area

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing
East Maya, WA Acidic sand
Research organisaton
Funding source

Aims:

To establish if the current wheat yield could reach potential yield by extra N fertilisation and to identify potential constraints of 8 Satellite Sites throughout the Liebe area

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

Aims:

To establish if the current wheat yield could reach potential yield by extra N fertilisation and to identify potential constraints of 8 Satellite Sites throughout the Liebe area

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing
Goodlands, WA Acidic sand
Research organisaton
Funding source

Aims:

To establish if the current wheat yield could reach potential yield by extra N fertilisation and to identify potential constraints of 8 Satellite Sites throughout the Liebe area

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing
East Maya, WA Acidic sand
Research organisaton
Funding source

Aims:

To establish if the current wheat yield could reach potential yield by extra N fertilisation and to identify potential constraints of 8 Satellite Sites throughout the Liebe area

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing
Perenjori, WA Sandy duplex
Research organisaton
Funding source

Aims:

To establish if the current wheat yield could reach potential yield by extra N fertilisation and to identify potential constraints of 8 Satellite Sites throughout the Liebe area

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing
Maya, WA Sand over gravel
Research organisaton
Funding source

Aims:

To establish if the current wheat yield could reach potential yield by extra N fertilisation and to identify potential constraints of 8 Satellite Sites throughout the Liebe area

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing
East Carnamah, WA Acidic sand
Research organisaton
Funding source

Aims:

To establish if the current wheat yield could reach potential yield by extra N fertilisation and to identify potential constraints of 8 Satellite Sites throughout the Liebe area

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate
Dalwallinu, WA Sandy duplex
Research organisaton
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To conduct an evaluation of new and existing chickpea varieties in a medium rainfall environment.

Crop type: Chickpeas 1 trial Variety Type
Coorow, WA Loam
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To evaluate new and commonly grown lupin varieties in a low rainfall environment

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Variety Type
Goodlands, WA Sand
Research organisaton

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To evaluate new and existing lupin varieties.

Crop type: Lupins,Wheat 2 trials Variety Type
Coorow, WA Sandy loam
Research organisaton

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To evaluate the efficacy and economic return of crop protection strategies to control Stripe Rust within the grain testing area Agzone 2.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fungicide Type Fungicide Rate Inoculant Type Inoculant Rate
Dalwallinu, WA Sandy loam
Research organisaton

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To assess the effectiveness of a range of summer weed control options. The subsequent effect on yield as a result of weed control.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide Type Soil
East Maya, WA Various
Research organisaton

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To evaluate the benefits of drilled potassium when used in conjunction with higher phosphorus applications.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Form Fertiliser Method
East Wubin, WA Sandy loam
Source Data Unavailable
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To evaluate various zinc strategies and compare liquid phosphorus in wheat on high pH soils.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Application Inoculant Application
West Dalwallinu, WA Clay
Source Data Unavailable
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To quantify the benefits of Tramline Farming in a low rainfall area.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil Compaction
East Wubin, WA Sandy duplex
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To evaluate the efficacy of some of the common pre-emergent herbicide mixtures for ryegrass control in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate
East Marchagee, WA Sandy loam
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Funding source

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This demonstration was designed to determine the relative resistance of a range of wheat varieties to stripe rust with and without a seed treatment.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Inoculant Application Variety Type
Marchagee, WA Sand
Research organisaton

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To demonstrate the benefit of WALAN2141 for croptopping.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Herbicide Application Variety Type
East Wubin, WA Sandy loam
Source Data Unavailable
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To evaluate and compare the genetic potential of a range of new and soon to be released local and interstate wheat varieties in the Wubin region.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
East Wubin, WA Sandy duplex
Research organisaton

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To conduct further testing of future and existing wheat lines on acid soils.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
Goodlands, WA Sand
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To compare the yield and quality of five commonly grown and new wheat varieties.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
East Marchagee, WA Sand
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To demonstrate the potential of some new wheat varieties in the L2 rainfall zone.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
East Maya, WA Sand
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To assess the potential of new and existing wheat varieties east of Buntine.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
Buntine, WA Sand over gravel
Research organisaton

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To assess the potential of two new Durum varieties and a new hard wheat in the L2 rainfall zone.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
Goodlands, WA Red loam
Research organisaton

Aims:

To compare new and existing wheat variety yields within the grain testing area Agzone 2.

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

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
Source Data Unavailable
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Aims:

To develop systems to protect grain quality and yield in a low rainfall area. Trying wider rows to conserve moisture instead of fallow.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil Type Sowing Row spacing
Pindar, WA Various
Research organisaton

Aims:

To evaluate the response of eighteen barley lines for grain yield, grain quality and malting quality to changes in soil pH (due to liming).

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Type
Buntine, WA Sandy loam
Research organisatons
Funding source

Aims:

To coduct chickpea variey testing.

Crop type: Chickpeas 1 trial Variety Type
Coorow, WA
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To assess the potential for the use of Dual Gold® for ryegrass control in lupins.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate Herbicide Timing Herbicide Method
Coorow, WA
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Aims:

To assess the effectiveness of a range of herbicides on a number of ryegrass populations throughout the ‘Liebe’ area with an ‘in situ’ method of resistance testing.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate
Dalwallinu, WA Various
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Aims:

To determine the effectiveness, weed spectrum and crop damage of both Bounty (a broadleaf herbicide for use in lupins) and Aramo (a grass herbicide for use in non-cereal crops), which are due for release on the market in 2003.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate
Maya, WA
Source Data Unavailable
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Aims:

To compare Flexi-N timing especially for late protein boost application in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Fertiliser Timing
Buntine, WA Sandy loam
Source Data Unavailable
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Aims:

To examine the tolerance of Melaleucas and oil mallees to a range of herbicide treatments.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate Herbicide Timing
Bunjil, WA Sandy loam
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