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 demonstrate whether current seeder set ups within the region are capable of successfully sowing canola into heavy stubble.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Soil Type Sowing Method Stubble Management
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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