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Matching seeding machinery to stubble load and soil type

Dr Desbiolles (Uni SA) delivered a presentation at the BCG Trials Review Day on February 19, 2016. He discussed matching machinery to your environment, including the implications of wider row spacings, the pros and cons of paired row systems, seeder performance … Continue reading

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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

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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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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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The use of bent leg openers for cereal seeding

University of South Australia PhD candidate James Barr is investigating the use of bent leg soil openers as part of his SAGIT-funded project “The Application of Bent Leg Technologies to Higher Speed Tined Seeding of Cereal Grains”. In this video, … Continue reading

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