Category Archives: Inter-row sowing

Inter-row sowing into retained stubble in the Wimmera and Mallee

Guideline for growers Accurate tractor guidance and stable implement tracking are key to successful inter-row sowing. Inter-row sowing improves handling of heavy stubbles and enhanced harvestability of pulse crops such as lentils. Timeliness of sowing, improved water infiltration and conservation, … Continue reading

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Inter-row sowing into retained stubble in south west Victoria

Guideline for growers Inter-row sowing is strongly dependent on access to accurate and reliable auto-steer guidance systems. Implement steer systems improve inter-row seeder tracking and avoids crabbing into old furrows. Wider row spaces reduce crop competition with weeds but can reduce … Continue reading

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GRDC Stubble Management Guideline No. 11: Inter-row sowing

The stubble project – maintaining profitable farming systems in Victoria and Tasmania with retained stubble (project number BWD00024) is funded by the GRDC. Disclaimer: Any recommendations, suggestions or opinions contained in this publication do not necessarily represent the policy or … Continue reading

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Inter-row sowing

The practice of inter-row sowing, whereby crops are sown between the previous year’s stubble rows, is compatible with stubble retention as it minimises trash flow issues at seeding and improves crop emergence. Key points Accurate tractor guidance and stable implement … Continue reading

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“The inter-row gives it (the crop) a good environment for the new seedlings to emerge and come up through the soil.” – Jamie Frankel Continue reading

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