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Molybdenum, row spacing, plant population and PGRs in Faba beans

By Damian Jones, ICC Key messages: Applying molybdenum to faba beans did not effect nodulation or plant moly levels. Faba beans sown at 25 plants/m² on 7½ inch row spacings produced the highest yields. PGRs had no effect on the yield, height … 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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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 research at BCG Main Field Day

Stubble research featured predominantly at BCG’s Main Field Day at Berriwillock on September 9. During the event, farmers had an opportunity to witness how applied field research is seeking to resolve issues that commonly arise in retained stubble systems. One such … 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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Residue management in the Mallee

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

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BCG stubble trials for 2015

An extensive list of the field research being carried out by BCG, SFS and ICC this year is focused on stubble management and the influence of stubble on crop establishment, health, production and growth. The BCG team has almost finished its … Continue reading

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