Agriculture Kangaroo Island Incorporated

Agriculture Kangaroo Island Inc. (AGKI) is the peak primary producers organisation on the Island with a charter to represent all primary industries on the Island and ensure a united community voice. AGKI is committed to providing support and opportunities to Kangaroo Island farmers, providing research opportunities across the island and working cohesively with other agencies, organisations and business across Kangaroo Island and Australia to ensure farmers can strive to be more profitable in a sustainable and ethical manner.

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OFT information summary

Years: 2004 to 2021
136 published trials
75 trial sites
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Crop type: No crop specified 2 trials No treatment
MacGillivray, SA Seddon, SA
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This was the second year in a three-year project that is focusing on building resilient farm businesses and strengthening farm decision making.

Crop type: No crop specified 3 trials Soil Type
Gosse, Stokes Bay Road, Birchmore Road, SA
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to explore how biological approaches to restoring soil health and holistic grazing practices lead to improved soil health, increased soil carbon, increased soil water holding capacity, improved plant health, improved production, increased on farm diversity and a reduced need for synthetic inputs.

Crop type: No crop specified 4 trials Soil Preparation
Bolwell property, Kangaroo Island, SA Bussenschutt property, Kangaroo Island, SA Seddon, SA Wheaton, Kangaroo Island, SA
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To explore issues of footrot in sheep and goats on Kangaroo Island. 

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial No treatment
Kangaroo Island, SA
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The KI Feral Pig Eradication project was funded to take advantage of this one silver lining of the fires. The program is a collaboration between PIRSA, Kangaroo Island Landscape Board and KI National Parks and Wildlife Service working together with the KI community, including AgKI, Livestock SA, KI Plantation Timbers and KI Council.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial No treatment
Kangaroo Island, SA
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From 2019 to 2021 Agriculture Kangaroo Island (AgKI) received funding and support from the Australian Government National Landcare Program, ‘Smart Farms Small Grants’ (through the KI Landscape Board) and PIRSA, to assist landholders to undertake soil testing on their properties and provide interpretation of soil test results.

Crop type: No crop specified 3 trials Soil Type
Kangaroo Island, SA
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heep Blow Fly (SBF) causes significant economic losses for Australian livestock producers. South Australia Research and Development Institute (SARDI) researchers are developing the Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) for Sheep Blow Fly.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial No treatment
Kangaroo Island, SA
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Ten paired monitoring sites were selected to measure soil carbon to 50 cm at strategic locations across the Island with consideration of rainfall, soil type and land use (perennial pasture and continuous no-till stubble retention cropping) compared to annual pasture. Common soil carbon tests were analysed to establish guides for the soils in the… read more

Crop type: No crop specified 2 trials Soil Type
Kangaroo Island, SA
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Ten paired monitoring sites were selected across the Island with consideration of rainfall, soil type and land use (perennial pasture (Kikuyu) and continuous no-till stubble retention cropping) compared to annual pasture (clover and annual grasses). Soil pH was monitored down to 50 cm.

Crop type: No crop specified 2 trials Soil Type
Kangaroo Island, SA
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Farmers usually collect top-soil (0-10cm) samples when determining if they need to lime, but soil pH can be quite variable down the soil profile. Will a single sampling depth show up this inherent variability?

Crop type: Barley 2 trials Soil Type
Fryars and Sons Property, Kangaroo Island, SA Hundred of Haines, Kangaroo Island, SA
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The trial has 6 treatments with 4 replications and compares various BioAg products and rates against an annual application of single super.

Crop type: No crop specified 2 trials Fertiliser Type
Parndana, SA
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The BioAg fertiliser trial was established in 2019. The trial has 6 treatments with 4 replications and compares various BioAg products and rates against an annual application of single super.

Crop type: Serradella 2 trials Fertiliser Type
Stoke's Bay, SA
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2019 - 2020

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A three-year research trial aims to investigate the impact of precision lime application rate, placement and product on cropping land and will evaluate cost effective ways to ameliorate subsoil acidity.

Crop type: Lupins,Wheat 4 trials Soil Preparation
MacGillivray, SA
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To support grower groups to identify and demonstrate the establishment and management of suitable multi species cover crops across a range of environments and assess the impacts of cover cropping on soil health, nutrient cycling, organic carbon, invertebrate populations and soil moisture.

Crop type: Perennial shrubs 2 trials Crop Type Soil Preparation
MacGillivray, SA Stoke's Bay, SA
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A guide to weather and climate on Kangaroo Island

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial No treatment
Kangaroo Island, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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The ‘Good Clover Bad Clover’ project is a three-year project that commenced in April 2017 and aims to increase awareness of the potential issues and improve management strategies to deal with oestrogenic clover.

Crop type: Clover 1 trial Variety Type
Kangaroo Island, SA
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To determine how quickly our lime-sands work.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Soil amelioration
Seddon, SA
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Research on the mainland has shown that sowing lentils in the inter-row in wheat stubble encourages the plant to grow taller in pursuit of sunlight, enabling easier harvest for what is normally a short crop. Although broad beans can be a tall crop, the bottom pods contain the largest beans as these set the earliest and thus have the longest time… read more

Crop type: Broad beans,Wheat 2 trials Crop Stubble
MacGillivray, SA
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To report on the 2016/17 Agriculture Kangaroo Island (AgKI) funding supported through Natural Resources Kangaroo Island and PIRSA to assist landholders to undertake soil testing on their properties and provide interpretation of soil test results.

Cassini, SA Dudley, SA Duncan, SA Menzies, SA Newland, SA Ritchie, SA Seddon, SA
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To determine whether ryegreass or clover are the best fit for Kangaroo Island in terms of heading date and seasonal growth patterns.

Crop type: Clover,Grasses,Ryegrass 6 trials Variety Type
Kohinoor Road Kingscote, SA Playford Hwy, SA
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To report on Simon Veitch's liming program.

MacGillivray, SA
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The mapping of soil pH and nutrients across a paddock enables landholders to accurately determine application rates of lime and fertiliser. This can reduce the need for blanket applications, which are both time-consuming and expensive.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Soil amelioration Application
Stokes Bay Road,
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To report on the Stanton's “current strategy to set up a rotation of liming approximately one fifth of the total land base or about 300ha per year to assist in budgeting".

Stoke's Bay, SA
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To share Tim Buck's story about using technology to make better farming decisions.

Crop type: Clover,Ryegrass 2 trials No treatment
Hundred of Duncan, SA
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To report on the Paxton's efforts to “to keep the soil pH above 5, we know if we don’t, we start losing production”. 

Crop type: Clover,Kikuyu,Ryegrass 3 trials No treatment
Vivonne Bay, SA
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To report on Alan’s aim to lime 20% of the farm each year and reprot that now, five years later, that aim is just about achieved. 

MacGillivray, SA
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This was the second year of a three-year trial, funded by the South Australian Grains Industry Trust (SAGIT), to evaluate the nitrogen fixation capabilities of various legume species commonly grown on Kangaroo Island.

In this second year, the trial was set up to answer the following questions:

Crop type: Clover,Pea,Canola,Linseed,Faba beans,Lupins 12 trials Crop Rotation Variety Type
Seddon, SA
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To assess the effect of sulphur on tiller numbers, grain yield and quality when combined with in-crop nitrogen.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide
MacGillivray, SA
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To assess the efficacy of foliar, on-seed and on-fertiliser commercially available fungicides on blackleg control in retained stubble systems. 

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Stubble
Haines, SA
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To investigate the merit of fodder crops in the crop rotation, with particular interest in weed control, nitrogen and gross margin.

Crop type: Wheat,Clover,Canola,Faba beans 12 trials Crop Crop Rotation
'Coolalie' East West Highway One,
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To test 8 TT varieties of hybrid and open pollinated canola.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Variety Type
Kohinoor, SA
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To investigate the impacts burying at depth organic matter (using a Neutrog product Bounce Back) and gypsum using the subsoiler machine.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil Soil Preparation
, SA
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To monitor how quickly the lime would change the pH down the profile.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Soil Preparation
Seddon, SA
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To test eight commonly grown TT canola varieties.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Fungicide Variety Type
Birchmore, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To investigate the role of the nitrogen stabilisers and plant stimulants on pastures.

Crop type: Ryegrass 1 trial Crop Fertiliser
Stokes Bay Road, SA
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To look at nitrogen and sulphur management in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Stubble
Kohinoor, SA
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To assess broad bean root nodulation success.

Crop type: Broad beans 1 trial Crop
Kangaroo Island, SA
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To use six different labs (Soil Food Web, CSBP, APAL, AgPath, Microbwise and Solvita) to analyse soil microbiology on six different properties across Kangaroo Island.

Kangaroo Island, SA
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Crop type: Not specified 1 trial Soil Soil Preparation
Kangaroo Island, SA
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To give an indication of performance at different parts of the island.

Crop type: Canola,Faba beans 2 trials Crop Grazing
Kangaroo Island, SA
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To undertake a variable rate grazing trial in pastures.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Fertiliser Fertiliser Rate
Karatta, SA
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To summarise the current knowledge about waterlogging on Kangaroo Island.

Crop type: Broad beans,Wheat 2 trials Soil Soil Preparation
Kangaroo Island, SA
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To demonstrate growth of three lines of peas from Seednet.

Crop type: Field peas 1 trial Variety Type
Seddon, SA
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To investigate the impacts burying at depth organic matter (using a Neutrog product Bounce Back) and gypsum using the Sub Soiler machine.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Soil
, SA
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To look at the effectiveness of placing lime at depth.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Soil Preparation
Timber Creek Road, SA
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To report on what has been learnt about growing kikuyu on Kangaroo Island.

Crop type: Kikuyu 1 trial Crop Crop Type Grazing Sowing Timing
Kangaroo Island, SA
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To report on Landmark pasture trials investigating ESN on annual ryegrass and Awaken ST on ryegrass amongst other treatments.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Crop Crop Protection
Rose Cottage Road, SA
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To look at different Nitrogen rates, timings and products under well drained conditions.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Fertiliser Type
Birchmore, SA
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To have paddocks re-tested for soil pH post liming and results were compared to the pH level prior to liming.

Crop type: No crop specified 2 trials Soil Soil Preparation
Kangaroo Island, SA
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To test nine soft and hard wheat varieties and one triticale.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Variety Type
Kohinoor, SA
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