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SFS crop establishment Field Day

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Dry sowing with disc and tyne seeders compared

Southern Farming Systems (SFS) are running a disc versus tyne seeder trial this season. The trial is part of a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) research project, focusing on maintaining profitable farming systems with retained stubble in Victoria and … Continue reading

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Sowing into stubble: seeder set-up and selection

Key messages: Bar clearance and tyne layout have a strong influence on a machine’s ability to cope with heavy stubble loads. Select a seeder based on your farming system, cropping environment and your financial position. Stubble management starts at harvest. … Continue reading

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Establishing canola in cereal stubble using disc and tyned seeders across a range of stubble management practices

By Paul Breust, SFS Key messages: Seed in the Rapid disc treatments was placed deeper than ideal resulting in lower plant establishment. Tyne seeder in burnt stubble was significantly higher in yield to all disc treatments and the tyne stubble … Continue reading

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SFS Pre-Season Seeder setup days

Join local growers and industry experts to look at seeder setup and operation in retained stubble. Set up sessions at two locations on two different days: Tuesday 12th April 2016 at 2pm – Myles Read Streatham – Hinton’s Rd off the Streatham to Carngham … Continue reading

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Seeding system videos

SFS seeder comparison demonstration As part of our National Stubble Initiative, Southern Farming Systems (SFS) with grower support designed a paddock scale trial with 15 different seeding systems to allow growers to see first hand how best to maintain profitability … Continue reading

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Stubble study tour: a successful initiative

Farmers who took part in the GRDC stubble project study tour gained valuable insights into strategies and practices that will improve their ability to retain stubble, benefiting the sustainability of their farm businesses. The group, which included farmers and agronomists from … Continue reading

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