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VNTFA Mallee Crop Walk

VNTFA Mallee Crop Walk September 21 2016 – 9:00am   Starting at Leigh Bryan’s looking at hybrid tyne/disc technology & sowing. Check out Leigh’s designed and fabricated shielded sprayer and other on farm demonstration trials. On to Ross Watson’s looking … Continue reading

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Inter-row sowing into retained stubble in the Wimmera and Mallee

Guideline for growers Accurate tractor guidance and stable implement tracking are key to successful inter-row sowing. Inter-row sowing improves handling of heavy stubbles and enhanced harvestability of pulse crops such as lentils. Timeliness of sowing, improved water infiltration and conservation, … 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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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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SFS 2015 seeder demonstration results

By Paul Breust, Aaron Vague and Louise Blersch, (SFS) Key messages: There was significant variation for many of the parameters measured between seeders Lowest variation was for disc and tyne parallelogram setups – JD disc, Boss, Equalizer Discs were more consistent … Continue reading

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