Upper North Farming Systems

Upper North Farming Systems is a dynamic group of local farmers, advisers and researchers who are committed to maximising the profitability of farm businesses, by testing and adopting robust and sustainable farming practices across the Upper North farming districts of South Australia.

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Years: 2011 to 2014
65 published trials
17 uploaded trial reports
21 trial sites
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To investigate the possible advantages of varying nitrogen rates over different soil types on a field in the Upper North region.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Soil Type
Booleroo Centre, SA
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The main aims of this demonstration are to:

  • Increase farmer knowledge about the N2O emissions made from fertiliser and legumes;  
  • Reveal options available to reduce N20 emissions; and
  • Provide information about nutrient use efficiency to maximise productivity.
Crop type: Barley 1 trial Grazing Regime
Booleroo Centre, SA
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To report on outcomes of the Upper North Water Use Efficiency Project.

Jamestown, SA
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The demonstrate issues key to the current GRDC funded Stubble Initiative Project.

Crop type: Wheat,Canola,Barley 3 trials Fertiliser Method Soil Preparation Sowing Method
Booleroo Centre, SA
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GRDC has funded a programme to address this issue and one of the projects within this programme is developing an improved understanding and implementation of management practices for brassica and pulse crops, pastures and other options to reduce the risk of crop failure and improve whole farm profitability in low rainfall south-east Australia.read more

Appilla, SA
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The purpose of the trial was to compare growth rates and dry matter production of alternative pastures with traditional medic pastures

Morchard, SA
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