Tag Archives: fallow management

Monitoring stubbles during the fallow period

GRDC stubble management guideline: No. 8 The effective management of stubble during a fallow period (the period when no crop is growing in the paddock) can minimise a number of potential cropping issues such as weed populations, seeder blockages and … Continue reading

Posted in fallow management, Guidelines for growers, Soil health | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fallow management in the Wimmera and Mallee

Guideline for growers Maintain a minimum of 5t/ha of stubble to maximise benefits of moisture retention. Monitor stubble load and if modifying stubble, do it early to maximise breakdown before seeding. Take machinery set up into account when modifying stubble. … Continue reading

Posted in fallow management, Guidelines for growers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Profitable stubble retention systems for the HRZ

By Paul Breust and Aaron Vague (SFS) Key messages: Crops can be established and grown in 6.6t/ha of retained stubble in the HRZ without compromising establishment Stubble retention in the HRZ requires careful systems based planning and attention to detail Seasonal conditions … Continue reading

Posted in Research results, Row spacing, Seeding systems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments