Manangatang VIC trials

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A century of wheat

To observe the development of wheat varieties through breeding over the last 100 years.

Birchip Cropping Group
2008 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Advanced barley variety evaluation

To conduct an advanced barley variety evaluation.

Birchip Cropping Group
1999 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Advanced wheat variety evaluation

To conduct an advanced wheat variety evaluation.

Birchip Cropping Group
1999 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Alternative oilseeds

Trials were conducted by the BCG to evaluate a range of these alternative oilseed options.

Birchip Cropping Group
2007 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Barley agronomy

To investigate:

  • the efficacy of the pre-emergent herbicide treatments on brome grass,
  • the weed competitiveness of different varieties at different row spacing configurations, and
  • the relative yields of the different varieties with the different herbicide applications and row spacing configurations.
Birchip Cropping Group
GRDC SAGIT
2007 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Barley breeding progress

To evaluate the yield potential of Victorian stage 4 trial barley varieties.

Birchip Cropping Group
2000 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Barley varieties and time of sowing - Kalkee

To compare the performance of new and existing barley varieties and the influence of sowing time
on crop performance.

Birchip Cropping Group
2016 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Brome grass behaviour and management in the Victorian Mallee

To investigate the germination behaviour and seed dormancy of brome grass populations from the Victorian mallee and provide information on control.

Birchip Cropping Group
2010 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Evaluating lucerne varieties for the Mallee

To identify suitable lucerne varieties for the Mallee and test if there are differences in establishment, persistence and production between them.

Birchip Cropping Group
Mallee CMA NLP
2008 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Flexible crops and end-uses for the Mallee

To demonstrate a range of crop types and end-uses that could have a role in the low rainfall farming systems of the Mallee.

Birchip Cropping Group
2008 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Flexible crops and end-uses for the Mallee

To demonstrate a range of crop types and end-uses that could have a role in the low rainfall farming systems of the Mallee.

Birchip Cropping Group
2008 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Frogs on farms
  • To determine the use of new design wildlife ponds by frogs.
  • To determine the ability of frogs to disperse from existing channel-fed water sources to wildlife ponds.
  • To determine the potential to re-establish populaitons within their former range in the Northern Mallee Pipeline region.
  • To determine whether the new design willdlife pond can maintain or enhance broader biodiversity value benefits, using birds as indicators.
Birchip Cropping Group
2009 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Increasing weed competition with barley
  • To compare the competitiveness of new and existing barley varieties in the presence and absence of weeds.
  • To increase the competitiveness of a non-competitive variety through sowing time and nitrogen applications in the presence of weeds.
Birchip Cropping Group
GRDC
2016 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Mallee wheat results update

To provide an update for Mallee wheat results update from 2008.

Birchip Cropping Group
2008 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Mallee wheat variety trial results

To provide independant evaluation of new and pending wheat varieties.

Birchip Cropping Group
2007 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Management effects on barley varieties - row spacing, herbicides and nitrogen

To evaluate the response of different barley varieties to various management aspects of no-till farming systems. Variables examined include row spacing, pre-emergent herbicides and nitrogen timing.

Birchip Cropping Group
GRDC SAGIT
2008 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Novel farming systems

To use machinery guidance to enable crops to be grown on wide row-spacings, with crops sown into the space between rows in the next yera.

Birchip Cropping Group
GRDC
2001 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Perennial pastures

Perennial pastures are being investigated for their potential fit in the Wimmera Mallee region.

Birchip Cropping Group
2006 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Risk management in wheat

To report on a  series of in-crop risk management plots that were established at BCG’s three research and demonstration sites (Manangatang, Birchip and Longerenong).

Birchip Cropping Group
2007 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Risk management trial - Manangatang

To determine the most cost effective approach to managing inputs for wheat production in a low rainfall cropping environment.

Birchip Cropping Group
GRDC
2008 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Ryegrass management in wheat

To demonstrate the effectiveness of current and new chemistries for controlling ryegrass in wheat.

Birchip Cropping Group
2008 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Seperating the wheat from the chaff: wheat varieties for 2013

To evaluate the performance of new and current wheat varieties in the Mallee and Wimmera.

Birchip Cropping Group
2012 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Velocity® and Precept® selective herbicide demonstration

To determine the effect of stubble management (standing, slashed or burnt) on the crop safety of pre-sowing herbicides, and their efficacy against Group A-resistant annual ryegrass.

Birchip Cropping Group
2008 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton
Will the cream rise to the top? A summary of wheat varieties in 2013

To determine the performance of new and current wheat varieties in the Wimmera and Mallee

Birchip Cropping Group
2013 Manangatang VIC
Research organisaton