South Australian No-till Farmers Association

The South Australian No-Till Farmers Association (SANTFA) is a non-profit farmer driven organisation that is led by a committee of volunteers. SANTFA has, over its seven years of growth, successfully promoted the benefits of no-till farming systems and conservation farming in general and now has over 1000 financial members across South Australia.

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(08) 8125 6502
admin@santfa.com.au
www.santfa.com.au

OFT information summary

Years: 2008 to 2015
17 published trials
8 uploaded trial reports
10 trial sites
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Aims:

To assess the emergence and vigour of wheat sown with a zero-till system with:

  • press wheel
  • in-furrow wheel (seed-lock)
  • in-furrow seed firmer (nylon)
Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Sowing Method
Halbury, SA
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To test the ability of composted poultry litter blended with biochar (80%:20%) to act as an alternative fertiliser.

Crop type: Wheat 3 trials Fertiliser Type Soil amelioration Type
Hart, SA Palmer, SA Paskeville, SA
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To investigate targeted biochar use to reduce input costs.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Form Fertiliser Method
Paskeville, SA
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To investigate the use of struvite as a possible phosphorus replacement.

Crop type: Lentils 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Form Fertiliser Application
Hart, SA
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To investigate struvite as a possible phosphorus replacement.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Form
Wangary, SA
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To test DAP efficacy in wheat when banded with low rates of biochar

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Form Fertiliser Application Fertiliser Method
Minlaton, SA
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To investigate biochar’s agronomic potential in field trials. 

Crop type: Wheat 6 trials Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Form
Hart, SA Port Kenny, SA
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To test the efficacy of DAP banded with low rates of biochar

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Form Fertiliser Method
Streaky Bay, SA
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To assess the potential to use Ultra High Pressure (UHP) liquid injection technology to apply an ultra low soil disturbance UAN sideband into cropping soils and test whether UHP injection of UAN is a viable alternative N application method for the future. 

Crop type: Wheat 2 trials Fertiliser Application
Wollongbar, NSW Salter Sprins, SA
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