Tag Archives: Inter-row sowing

Inter-row sowing into retained stubble in south west Victoria

Guideline for growers Inter-row sowing is strongly dependent on access to accurate and reliable auto-steer guidance systems. Implement steer systems improve inter-row seeder tracking and avoids crabbing into old furrows. Wider row spaces reduce crop competition with weeds but can reduce … Continue reading

Posted in Guidelines for growers, Inter-row sowing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GRDC Stubble Management Guideline No. 11: Inter-row sowing

The stubble project – maintaining profitable farming systems in Victoria and Tasmania with retained stubble (project number BWD00024) is funded by the GRDC. Disclaimer: Any recommendations, suggestions or opinions contained in this publication do not necessarily represent the policy or … Continue reading

Posted in Inter-row sowing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Inter-row sowing

The practice of inter-row sowing, whereby crops are sown between the previous year’s stubble rows, is compatible with stubble retention as it minimises trash flow issues at seeding and improves crop emergence. Key points Accurate tractor guidance and stable implement … Continue reading

Posted in Guidelines for growers, Inter-row sowing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Guidelines for growers

The Victorian and Tasmanian stubble project will specifically examine 17 cropping system components that are directly impact, or interact with, crop residue in a stubble retained system. Guidelines on how growers can manage with each of these components while retaining stubble … Continue reading

Posted in Guidelines for growers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Row spacing for retained stubble systems in the Wimmera and Mallee

Guideline for growers There are both benefits and challenges that come from increasing row spacing to above 25cm in a retained stubble cropping system. Yield potential, weed competition, crop rotation, stubble loads, sowing efficiency, disease management, crop safety (from herbicides … Continue reading

Posted in Guidelines for growers, Row spacing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Residue management in the Mallee

Mallee farmer and Vic No Till member Alistair Murdoch discusses his approach to residue management.

Posted in Stubble management at harvest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments