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 assess the chemical control options for effective control of onion weed without cultivation.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Timing
Booleroo Centre, SA
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Upper North Farming Systems Fenceline Consulting

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  • To evaluate the suitability of "spot spray" technology to control weeds on farming land in the Upper North.
  • To monitor weed control success on "hard to control" summer weeds such as fleabane, onion weed, saltbush type weeds.
  • To record the reduction in pesticide and water use using "spot spra… read more

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Herbicide Application
Jamestown, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To record experiences of farmers using rotational grazing on stubbles (putting high numbers of stock on paddocks for short periods of time) suggest that more surface cover remains and less tracking is evident compared to paddocks where a lower stocking density for longer periods is used.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Grazing Regime
Appila, SA
Trial Report Unavailable
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Aims:

  • To evaluate the suitability of "spot spray" technology to control weeds on farming land in the Upper North.
  • To monitor weed control success on "hard to control" summer weeds such as fleabane, onion weed, saltbush type weeds.
  • To record the reduction in pesticide and water use using "spot spra… read more

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Herbicide Application
Jamestown, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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McAg Consulting <abbr title='Upper North Farming Systems'>UNFS</abbr>

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The Upper North Farming systems group is involved in several Carbon Farming projects, which are trying to identify areas which have the greatest potential for soil carbon sequestration or reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Soil Soil Preparation Soil amelioration Soil amelioration Type Stubble Stubble Management
Jamestown, SA
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