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Control of Fleabane in Stubble Retained Farming Systems, Tottenham, Central Western NSW

Case study: Paul Adam, Tottenham, NSW – The control of fleabane in a stubble retained farming system. Property: 1620 ha CTF with retained stubble on one property and mixed farming on 1000 ha of leased country south of Tottenham. Enterprises: Wheat, canola, pulses and sheep. Soil type and pH: red clay loam with a pH of 5.5 to 6....

Management of Ryegrass and Black Oats in Condobolin, Central Western NSW

Case study: Jock Coupland– control of ryegrass and black oats in a retained stubble system. Property owners: Jock and Trini Coupland, “Wardry” Condobolin. Property size: 2800 ha Enterprises: Dryland wheat, lupins, canola, irrigated cotton and cattle. Soil and pH: red soil to river clays with a pH of 5.2 – 7. Overview: Jock doesn’t have a fixed rotation with his...

Management of Windmill Grass in Condobolin, Central Western NSW

Management of windmill grass in a stubble retained system. Case study: Bruce Staniforth– control of windmill grass in a retained stubble system. Property owners: Bruce Staniforth, “Bogong” Condobolin. Property size: 8000 ha Enterprises: Cereals, sheep and cattle. Soil and pH: red soil with a pH of 5.5 Overview: Bruce is a mixed farmer and describes...

Fleabane Management in Weethalle, Western NSW

Case study: Ian Leulf– control of fleabane in a retained stubble system. Property owners: Ian and Georgie Leulf. Property size: 3600 ha Enterprises: Wheat, barley and fat lambs. Soil and pH: Sandy to clay loam with a pH of 4.9. Overview: The Leulfs run a controlled farming system as well breeding 900 cross-bred ewes. They...

Appyling Pre-Emergents in Stubble

There are a range of benefits when it comes to using pre-emergent herbicides within your integrated weed management strategy for the year. The core benefits of pre emergent herbicides includes:  1# Pre-emergent’s offer an alternative mode of action 2# Reduces the selection pressure on post emergent herbicides 3# Eliminates the early season weed burden 4# Cost savings in...

Maximising Spray Results in Stubbles

Nozzle Setup: Aiming to get a double overlap occurring with your spray nozzle output. Should be set up at a 50 cm spacing with a 10 degree fan angle When stubble is introduced into the system the stubble provides a false floor. This leads to the spray jet overlap occurring within the stubbles canopy. This...

Inter-row Sowing in Tottenham, Central Western NSW

Case study: Geoff Chase, Tottenham NSW – Inter-row sowing in a stubble retained farming system. Property: “Waitara” 7500 ha, 15km north of Tottenham. Enterprises: Angus cattle stud and commercial herd, wheat, chickpeas, faba beans, lucerne hay, fodder (which is brown manured for fallow as well as grazing). Soil type and pH: Self cracking grey clay...

Yellow Leaf Spot in Stubble Retained Systems, Condobolin, Central Western NSW

Property owners: Pete and Vicki Stuckey. Property size: 10,000 ha Enterprises: Cropping, merinos and fat lambs, beef cattle (Shorthorn and Angus). Soil and pH: Red soil with pH of 5.6. Overview: Pete and Vicki farm a dryland property 25 km north of Condobolin.  They crop wheat, barley, oats and canola and also grow field peas...

Geoff McCallum, Parkes NSW: Harvest management of stubble

Property owner: Geoff McCallum Enterprises: 4000 ha cropping on controlled traffic system; 1000 ha legumes for brown manuring, 1000 ha canola, 2000 ha wheat and barley. Harvest stubble management: Geoff farms dryland country in the Parkes and Forbes districts. At harvest he always cuts the stubble to around 25 cm or less to facilitate easy passage through his...

Harvest Management of Stubble in Condobolin, Central Western NSW

Harvest management of stubble case study: James Butt, Condobolin NSW. Overview: Property owner: James and Orlana Butt Enterprises: Cropping and fat lambs. Rainfall: 400/450mm Soil: Heavy red loam through to lighter sandy red loams. pH: 5.4 James and Orlana farm 4500 ha of dry land country north of Condobolin and have concentrated mainly on cropping in the past, but are...
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