Stirlings to Coast Farmers

SCF works with a number of research partners to conduct paddock scale trials each year, as well as coordinating canola disease surveys and herbicide resistance testing.   In recent years there has been an increased focus on trials looking at incorporating a pasture phase in the cropping rotation. Our Vision is to deliver credible, relevant research and information to benefit our members.

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Years: 2014 to 2020
18 published trials
21 trial sites
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18 trial projects found Matching active filters and within map area

17 results have a trial report available 8 results have export data available 18 trials are CC BY 4.0
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To compare three legume crops in farmer scale seeding strip trials at three locations in the Albany Port Zone. Demonstrations will compare several legume crops in different soil types in different micro-environments. The same trial sites will be monitored in 2019 to determine the effects (positive or negative) of the legume break crop on the sub… read more

Amelup, WA Broomehill, WA Carrolup, WA Frankland, WA Gnowellen, WA Kojaneerup, WA Muradup, WA Grey Brown Loam Loamy sand Grey loamy sand

Important Caution The results of this trial may have been impacted by unusual or adverse events
Severe frost
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By 2023, growers will have increased the value of the cropping phase in the HRZ farming system by 10% by addressing both crop yield potential and the gap between potential and realised yields.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Crop Type Soil amelioration Type Sowing Timing Variety Type
Mt Barker, WA
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To evaluate the grain yield and economic benefit of soil amelioration and controlled traffic practices on a broader range of soil types across the grain growing region of WA.

This trial aims to increase the knowldege and adpotion of deep ripping techniques and controlled traffic to allieviate non-wetting soils, compaction and waterlo… read more

Crop type: Lupins,Wheat,Canola,Barley 11 trials Soil amelioration
Broomehill, WA Darkan, WA Kojaneerup, WA Tenterden, WA Sand Loamy sand Brown sandy clay loam
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100% of Albany and Esperance port zone growers who frequently experience waterlogging will know if ripping and/or summer/cover crops are viable tools to improve crop establishment, crop rooting depth, and yield in a waterlogging year on their property.

Mount Barker, WA Sand
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To enable growers to make timely and efficient nitrogen decisions in the Albany and Esperance port zones by having a rule of thumb around the cost/benefit of feeding N to crops on waterlogged soils.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing
Frankland, WA
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  • To prove that the High Rainfall Zone (HRZ South) can produce high quality Udon Noodles and increase the continuity of supply in an exclusive market. The MRZ and LRZ of Western Australia have to date been the exclusive Udon Noodle supply areas to international markets. WA is the only external source of wheat grain for Udon Noodle manufact… read more

Crop type: Wheat 2 trials Variety Variety Type
Kendenup, WA
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To test whether disturbance seeding systems overcome water repellence in non-wetting gravels and other soil health issues over time.

Kendenup, WA
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To investigate deep ripping over several sites and seasons .

Crop type: Canola 8 trials Soil Soil Preparation
Bloxidge Road, WA Kojaneerup, WA
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To determine if mobile phone technology can be used to map and study snails in the field.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Herbicide
Albany, WA
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To report on the Fit for Dual Purpose and Dual Use Long Season Wheat Project.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety
Kendenup, WA
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To work out what are the most important factors affecting bait efficacy on small pointed snails.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial No treatment
Albany, WA
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To, through three years of trials, deliver key elements of a demonstrated and communicated variety specific HRZ Noodle Wheat production package.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Crop
Albany, WA
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To evaluate species and pasture phase systems (including hard seeded annuals) for light sand-plain soils (with low pH and low available soil water) in crop-based rotations.

Albany, WA
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To report on a survey of the “Red Leaf Clover Syndrome”.

Crop type: Clover 5 trials No treatment
Kendenup, WA Mt Barker, WA Narrikup, WA South Stirlings, WA Tambellup, WA
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To report on a three seeder trial.

Kendenup, WA
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To provide the UAV rhizo summary.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Crop
South Stirlings, WA
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To present research information available on role of foliar fungicide mixtures with new chemistry against barley LR in a variety with known APR.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial No treatment
Albany, WA
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To demonstrate establishment, management and viability of legume phase options in cropping rotations with appropriate agronomic management packages.

Crop type: Oats,Clover,Serradella,Mixed species 40 trials Crop Type Inoculant Application
Darkan, WA Gnowellen, WA Kenmare, WA Lake Grace, WA Nyabing, WA Gravelly sand
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