Society of Precision Agriculture Australia

SPAA is a non-profit and indepedent membership based group formed in 2002 to promote the development and adoption of precision agriculture (PA) technologies.

The association aims to be the leading advocate for PA in Australia and through this role improve the profitability and sustainability of agricultural production systems via the adoption of PA.

Contact

0437 422 000
info@spaa.com.au
www.spaa.com.au

OFT information summary

Years: 2010 to 2011
65 published trials
56 uploaded trial reports
57 trial sites
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Variable rate phosphorus

Nicole Dimos (SPAA), SA Training & Consulting, Felicity Turner (Vision Ag)

Aims:

To compare the effects and demonstrate the economic benefits that may result from the use of variable rate phosphorus applications by broad acre farmer trial.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate
Township, SA
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Variable rate phosphorus and nitrogen trials on YP

Nicole Dimos (SPAA), Aaron Jak & Mark Graham (Growers), Sam trengrove (Trengove consulting), Leighton Wilksch (Landmark Precision Ag Agronomist), Peter Treloar (Precision Ag Services and Vision Ag)    

Aims:

  • To evaluate the potential of phosphorus replacement as a method of applying variable rate fertiliser.
  • Compare EM38 and NDVI as guides for nitrogen application and illustrates how simple farmer trials can be used to assess the benefits of variable managment.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate
Arthurton, SA
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Variable rate phosphorus and ntrogen trials on YP

Nicole Dimos (SPAA), Greg and Simon Wheare (Growers), Sam trengrove (Trengove consulting), Leighton Wilksch (Landmark Precision Ag Agronomist), Peter Treloar (Precision Ag Services and Vision Ag)    

Aims:

  • To evaluate the potential of phosphorus replacement as a method of applying variable rate fertiliser.
  • Compare EM38 and NDVI as guides for nitrogen application and illustrates how simple farmer trials can be used to assess the benefits of variable managment.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate
Ardrossan, SA
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Aims:

  • To sow wheat varieties earlier to reduce the possibility of heat shock events during grain fill whilst taking into account the frost risk.
  • To sow more than one variety in the one paddock as a mix to ensure that the whole crop is not susceptible to frost and heat shock at the same time.

Crop type: Wheat 2 trials Fertiliser Rate Sowing Rate Sowing Timing Variety Type
Birchip, VIC Kooloonong, VIC
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VRT of seed and fertilser across land classes

Nicole Dimos (SPAA), Graham & Heather Baldock, Sam Trengrove and Linden Masters (Minnipa Ag Centre)

Aims:

To compare the effects VRT on different soil tyes and to compare rates of seed and fertiliser.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Sowing Rate
Buckleboo, SA
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Wheat seed rate trial

Nicole Dimos (SPAA), Craig & Grant Jaeschke, Leighton Wilksch (Landmark) and Sam Trengrove (Trengrove Consulting)

Aims:

  • To compare the effects of seed rate on ryegrass competition.
  • To assess the potential of zone management of fertiliser and other inputs.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Sowing Rate
Clare, SA
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