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VNTFA 15th Annual Conference 2017

  International Keynote Speakers PAUL JASA USA – University of Nebraska Named in 2016 and 1998 as one of the Top 25 Innovators in the History of No-Till USING A ‘SYSTEMS APPROACH’ TO BOOSTING NO-TILL YIELDS Paul is the man … Continue reading

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Managing heavy stubbles this harvest

Plentiful rainfall in the Wimmera and most of the Mallee this growing season has resulted in crops producing an abundance of biomass, and growers are being urged to think about stubble management this harvest to avoid problems next year. Issues, … Continue reading

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BCG Longerenong Trial Tour 28th September

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BCG Main Field Day 2016

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Residue management videos

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 … Continue reading

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Stubble initiative videos

As part of the stubble project, ‘Maintaining profitable farming systems with retained stubble in Victoria and Tasmania’ (BWD00024) a number of video clips informing growers on various aspects of stubble retention. Residue management Using choppers to  manage residue Victorian No-Till Farmers Association’s … Continue reading

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Residue management

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Research

The Victorian and Tasmanian stubble project partners have been commissioned by GRDC to research cropping system components that are directly impact, or interact with, crop residue in a stubble retained system. Field research is being carried across Victoria and Tasmania … Continue reading

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Maintaining profitable farming systems with retained stubble

Crop residues, or stubble, play an integral role in soil health and nutrient cycling in broadacre cropping and, particularly in the Mallee, can also improve rainfall infiltration and moisture retention. However, while the benefits of stubble retention are widely recongnised, growers are … Continue reading

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About us

The stubble project, ‘Maintaining profitable farming systems with retained stubble in Victoria and Tasmania’ is a collaborative initiative being undertaken by four grower groups – Birchip Cropping Group (BCG), Southern Farming Systems (SFS), Irrigated Cropping Council (ICC) and the Victorian … Continue reading

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