Category Archives: stubble characteristics

Desired stubble characteristics for irrigators

Guidelines for growers Harvest height is predetermined by crop type and height. The stubble height remaining after harvest can be managed in the future if required.  On irrigated paddocks, many cereal stubbles are too thick for even the best seeders. Consequently stubbles … Continue reading

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Stubble characteristics in a retained stubble cropping system

GRDC stubble management guideline No. 3 Stubble management begins at harvest. Many of the issues that arise when stubble is retained, such as seeder blockages, reduced herbicide efficacy and poor crop establishment, can be avoided if thought is given to the type … Continue reading

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Desired stubble characteristics for the Wimmera and Mallee

Guidelines for growers   Stubble management starts at harvest: management decisions about choppers, spreaders, cutting height and your row spacing will affect harvest efficiency, weed control (herbicide options) and the subsequent crop. Stubble height should be determined according to weather conditions, … Continue reading

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