Tag Archives: HRZ

Profitable stubble retention systems for the HRZ

By Paul Breust, SFS KEY MESSAGES When establishing canola into retained cereal stubble, seed should be coated with Cosmos or IBS, otherwise PSPE insecticides should be used Inter row sowing is critical for the successful establishment of canola in cereal … Continue reading

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Altering the timing of clethodim application and using angled nozzles can improve annual ryegrass control in canola

By Heather Cosgriff and Georgina Moloney, SFS Key messages: Annual Ryegrass (AGR) resistance was not an issue in the trial as it was a bare paddock sown to AGR. Poorly timed application of clethodim reduced the chemical’s efficacy.  Improving the … Continue reading

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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

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2014 field trials

To read the full trial reports click on the links below. Birchip Cropping Group Plant Growth Regulators in Scope CL barley Vetch termination Crown rot Spot Form of Net Blotch Yellow Leaf Spot The effect of grazing intensity on crops Liquid … Continue reading

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Canola establishment demonstration

By Paul Breust and Megan Beveridge, SFS Key messages: Demonstration only no statistically significant conclusions can be drawn. Using auto steer for inter-row sowing allowed successful establishment of canola in retained stubble. Slug control was the same for a range of control … Continue reading

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Impacts on herbicide efficacy from different stubble management practices

By Paul Breust and Megan Beveridge, SFS Key messages: No significant differences in phyto-toxicity and weed counts from stubble treatment or seeder used. Disc seeder establishment was significantly better and produced higher NDVI than tyne seeder establishment. No significant difference in … 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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Role of break crops – long season canola in stubble

The aim of this scoping study was to explore the potential of long season canola, established into grazed unburnt stubble on 28 March 2014 compared to a main season sown variety. The early sown plots were established using two separate seeders: … Continue reading

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Role of break crops: establishing beans in stubble

Key messages: Beans can be established from depth by either deep direct drilling or ‘discing’ in. There were no significant differences in establishment for any method. Some seed remained unburied in the disced in treatment but emerged anyway. Weed control … Continue reading

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Contributions and constraints of stubble to nutrient supply in relation to stubble and soil analysis

Key messages: Trial was infected by high numbers of ARG and was sprayed out prior to harvest to prevent weed seed set in the farmers paddock There were no significant differences in dry matter production for any of the treatments … Continue reading

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