Tag Archives: stubble management

Tracing crop nitrogen coming from the previous stubble

By Vadakattu Gupta, Therese McBeath (CSIRO) and Claire Browne (BCG) Key messages: Only 31 per cent of the applied urea nitrogen (N) was taken up by the wheat crop in 2014. This low fertiliser use efficiency may be partly related to the … 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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Harvest stubble and weed seed management in wheat and barley

By Paul Breust, SFS Key messages: Harvesting at 15cm is 20 per cent less efficient than harvesting at 30cm. Harvesting at 15cm is 38 per cent less efficient than harvesting at 50cm. Harvest efficiency increases at approximately 10% per 10cm of harvest height. Additional fuel … 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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Canola establishment trials

By Damian Jones, ICC Canola trials established by ICC in 2014 examined the establishment of canola in response to a range of management strategies. Trials included: Soil ameliorants trial Fertiliser trial Stubble incorporation trial Stubble management trial The stubble project … Continue reading

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