Using choppers to manage residue

Victorian No-Till Farmers Association’s Past President Wayne Adler discusses his 30ft Controlled Traffic, zero-till farming system. In this feature, Wayne specifically addresses the importance of residue management in his system. Even and uniform spread across the full width of the header front is key to making Wayne’s system work.
Wayne farms with his family in Victoria’s Wimmera.

This film was produced by the Victorian No-Till Farmers Association as part of GRDC Maintaining profitable farming systems with retained stubble initiative (project No. BWD00024).The initiative involves farming systems groups in Victoria, South Australia, southern and central New South Wales and Tasmania collaborating with research organisation’s and agribusiness to explore and address issues for growers that impact the profitability of cropping systems with stubble, including pests, diseases, weeds, nutrition and the physical aspects of sowing and establishing.

Disclaimer: Any recommendations, suggestions or opinions contained in this video do not necessarily represent the policy or views of the Birchip Cropping Group (BCG) or the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC). No person should act on the basis of the contents of this publication without first obtaining specific, independent professional advice. 
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Birchip Cropping Group Inc. (BCG) is a not-for-profit agricultural research and extension organisation led by farmers in the Victorian Wimmera and Mallee.
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