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 compare the effect of croptopping on Mandelup with other currently grown lupin varieties.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Herbicide Timing Variety Type
West Buntine, WA Sandy loam
Source Data Unavailable
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To demonstrate the benefit of wide rows in lupins.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Sowing Row spacing
West Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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To test early maturing barley varieties.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Type
Kalannie, WA
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To check whether higher stubble affected crop growth.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Stubble Height
Maya, WA Yellow sandplain
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  • To test a range of plants on a saline area to see which is most likely to persist.
  • To introduce safeguard ryegrass into the saltland pasture.
  • To establish lucerne on an elevated area adjacent to the Saltland.
  • To compare the success of nursery raised saltbush seedlings with direct seeding.

Crop type: Mixed species 2 trials Sowing
East Wubin, WA Sandy duplex
Source Data Unavailable
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To assess the potential of the new Field Pea variety Kaspa against established varieties.

Crop type: Field peas 1 trial Variety Type
West Pithara, WA Red loam
Source Data Unavailable
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To evaluate new and existing field pea varieties.

Crop type: Field peas 1 trial Variety Type
Winchester, WA Sandy duplex
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To evaluate how incorporation method impacts on the emergence of annual ryegrass from the furrow wall for various pre sowing grass herbicide mixtures in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate
Coorow, WA Sand
Source Data Unavailable
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To determine the suitability of a range of sub-tropical perennial grasses to the medium rainfall zone of the NAR.

Crop type: Grasses 1 trial Crop Type Variety Type
Buntine, WA Sand over gravel
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To determine the suitability of a range of sub-tropical perennial grasses to the medium rainfall zone of the NAR.

Crop type: Grasses 1 trial Crop Type Variety Type
Pithara, WA Sandy loam
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To assess the establishment of two new hard-seeded French serradellas, Erica and Margurita, in the medium rainfall zone using the under-sowing technique.

Crop type: Serradella 1 trial Variety Type
West Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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To investigate herbicide options for the control of iceplant.

Crop type: No crop specified 2 trials Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate
Morawa, WA West Buntine, WA
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Determine if there are economic and agronomic advantages with using soil ‘wetters’ at seeding to improve crop emergence of wheat (Arrino) in hydrophobic soils (non-wetting).

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Inoculant Application Soil amelioration Type
East Marchagee, WA Sand
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Liebe Group SACOA

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To investigate the acidity profile in 2003 and 2004 of a lime trial conducted in 1986 by Aglime Australia. Does lime moved down the soil profile?

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Soil amelioration Rate
East Carnamah, WA Acidic sand
Source Data Unavailable
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To investigate the effects of lime, gypsum and dolomite for wheat and lupin production on an acid soil.

Crop type: Lupins 2 trials Crop Rotation Soil amelioration Type Soil amelioration Rate
East Wubin, WA Acidic sand
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To assess the potential of a range of Lupin varieties in the L2 rainfall zone.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Variety Type
East Maya, WA Sandy loam
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To assess the potential of a range of Lupin varieties in the M2 rainfall zone.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Variety Type
East Coorow, WA Sandy loam
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To evaluate alternative herbicide mixes for their efficacy at controlling wild radish in-row using a shielded sprayer in lupins spaced at 60cm.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Herbicide Timing Herbicide Application
Buntine, WA Sandy loam
Source Data Unavailable
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To determine the effect that additions of herbicides and insecticides has on Monza efficacy on brome grass.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate
Goodlands, WA Sandy loam
Source Data Unavailable
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Evaluate benefits and penalties of cropping traffic on deep ripping.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil Compaction Soil Preparation Soil amelioration Application
Balla, WA Sandy duplex
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Aims:

To evaluate benefits and penalties of cropping traffic on deep ripping.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil Compaction Soil Preparation Soil amelioration Application
Buntine, WA Sand over gravel
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To compare N x K applications and in-furrow fungicides for wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Application
West Buntine, WA Sand over gravel
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To determine the agronomic effectiveness of different nitrogen fertiliser sources and placements in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing Fertiliser Application
Kalannie, WA Sandy loam
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To demonstrate the production of the new annual pasture and evaluate the subsequent benefit to a wheat crop.

Crop type: Serradella 1 trial Variety Type
Wubin, WA Sandy duplex
Source Data Unavailable
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To determine optimal input packages for noodle wheats in Buntine.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Application Herbicide Application Soil Preparation
West Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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To improve returns to growers through a better understanding of nitrogen and seeding rates responses.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Sowing Rate Variety Type
West Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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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 Fertiliser Application Herbicide Application Soil Preparation
Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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To evaluate new and existing yellow lupin varieties.

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

To evaluate new and existing lupin varieties.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Variety Type
Winchester, WA Sand
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To evaluate new and commonly grown lupin varieties in a low rainfall environment.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Variety Type
Kalannie, WA Sand
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To determine the productivity gains from deep tillage in conjunction with potassium and high phosphorus supply over a number of seasons.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Method
Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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To assess the benefits and possible crop damage effects of deep-ripping post-seeding.

West Buntine, WA Sand over gravel
Source Data Unavailable
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To determine suitable tine spacing and lime products for deep banding of lime to treat subsurface acidity.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Soil Preparation Soil amelioration Type
Maya, WA Sandy loam
Source Data Unavailable
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To test a suitable relatively quick and cost-effective method of ameliorating subsurface acidity.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil amelioration Rate
Maya, WA Sand
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To test future and existing Udon wheat varieties.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
Kalannie, WA Sandy duplex
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To quantify the benefits of very wide rows for wheat quality and yield.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Sowing Row spacing
Pindar, WA Red loamy duplex
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To conduct further testing of future and existing wheat lines on acid soils.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
Kalannie, WA
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To assess the yield and quality of a range of wheat varieties in the L2 rainfall zone.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
East Maya, WA Red loam
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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 1 trial Crop Rotation Fertiliser Rate Soil Preparation Soil amelioration Application
Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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To establish wheat yield variation through wide row spacing and seeding rate in the low rainfall zone.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Sowing Rate Sowing Row spacing
Goodlands, WA Loamy clay
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To investigate amelioration of subsoil acidity through topdressing higher rates of lime and combining lime with gypsum.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil amelioration Type Soil amelioration Rate
East Maya, WA Acidic sand
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To develop lucerne cultivars, specifically for the southern Australian cropping districts, that are compatible with existing farming systems as well as being productive and persistent. The breeding program is focusing on improving tolerance to acidic soils, persistent grazing and establishment with companion crops

Crop type: Lucerne 1 trial Variety Type
Buntine, WA Acidic sand
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To determine the susceptibility of new chickpea varieties and fungicide treatment against Ascochyta blight.

Crop type: Chickpeas 1 trial Fungicide Application Variety Type
Coorow, WA Loamy clay
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Liebe Group Povers Rural Traders

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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 2 trials Variety Type
Konnongorring, WA Wongan Hills, WA Loam
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To evaluate Diuron as a broadleaf weed killer pre sowing of lupins and to evaluate some mixing partners to improve the control of grass weeds.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate
Coorow, WA Red loam
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Aims:

To answer the quesiton 'Can higher herbicide rates be used with wide row establishment in lupins?'

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate Sowing Row spacing
East Wubin, WA Sandy loam
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To quantify the effects of nematode feeding groups in Western Australian soils on crop performance.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Crop Protection Soil amelioration
East Maya, WA Loamy clay
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To evaluate a range of nutrients on lupin yield and protein.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Method
West Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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Liebe Group Pierre Fievez & Associates

Aims:

To compare agronomic factors on seven lupin varieties for yield and grain protein.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Sowing Rate Sowing Timing Variety Type
West Buntine, WA Sandy loam
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Liebe Group Pierre Fievez & Associates

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Assess the yield of wide (18 inch) versus narrow (9 inch) lupin rows.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Soil Type Sowing Row spacing
East Maya, WA Sandy duplex
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