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SFS crop establishment Field Day

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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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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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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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Seeder set up for stubble and residue management

Mallee based consultant Matt Elliott, stepped in for University of South Australia machinery researcher Dr Jack Desbiolles at the BCG Main Field Day at Berriwillock on September 9, 2014 to talk to farmers about seeder set-up including disc and tyne … 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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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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Machines in action – seeder demo day a success

The SFS Geelong branch on-farm seeder demonstration day, held on Friday 19 June 2015 was hailed a huge success! With over 220 people in attendance throughout the day, 16 units were put through their paces, sowing strips of barley to demonstrate their … Continue reading

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