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 wheat into a pasture with no-till. 

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Stubble Management
Jamestown, SA
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To address the need for a non-cereal crop and pasture options to provide profitable rotational crops, disease breaks and weed control opportunities for cereal production in low rainfall regions of south-eastern Australia.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Crop Rotation
Appilla, 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

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Crop Rotation
Appilla, SA
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In 2012 the UNFS attempted to validate this early work conducted by the CSIRO. Seed of a long season variety Eaglehawk was sourced. This variety is Prime Hard Quality in NSW and so would be AH in SA.The aim was to conduct a time of sowing trial using three varieties at three times of sowing:- an early maturing variety (Axe), mid season maturing … read more

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Sowing Timing
Morchard, SA
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