MacKillop Farm Management Group

MFMG is a leading provider of research and extension for agricultural systems.

MFMG develops and delivers innovative and sustainable farming practices through collaborative research, communication and extension for the benefit of members and the agricultural industry across the South East of South Australia, Western Victoria and beyond.

 

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Years: 1993 to 2019
245 published trials
53 trial sites
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Aims:

To enable growers to evaluate a selected number of varieties under specific local conditions. 

Crop type: Canola 2 trials Variety Variety Type
Millicent, SA
Source Data Unavailable
Important Caution The results of this trial may have been impacted by unusual or adverse events
Frost event
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Aims:

To enable growers to evaluate a selected number of varieties under specific local conditions. 

Crop type: Canola 2 trials Variety Variety Type
Millicent, SA
Source Data Unavailable
Important Caution The results of this trial may have been impacted by unusual or adverse events
Frost event
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To develop varieties of Brassica carinata that are more specifically adapted to Australian conditions to enable commercial quantities of biojet and biodiesel fuels to be produced. This project focuses on genetic selection, adoption and scale-up within Australia.
 

Crop type: Canola,Brassica 2 trials Crop Crop Type
Bordertown, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To assess changes in crop productivity as a result of overcoming the chemical, physical and biological constraints of a sandy soil at Cadgee.
 

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Soil Soil amelioration
Cadgee, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To address a knowledge gap by evaluating dual-purpose canola varieties (both commercial cultivars and experimental lines) in the HRZ of south-east SA, comparing two times of sowing and exploring grazing management options.
 

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Variety Variety Type
Millicent, SA
Source Data Unavailable
Important Caution The results of this trial may have been impacted by unusual or adverse events
Frost event
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To use NGS technology to identify a broader range of pathogens present in the diseased roots. 

Urrbrae, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To evaluate the potential of novel slower developing barley varieties to increase profitability in the higher rainfall zones of SA. 

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Variety Type
Millicent, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To conduct visual assessments and laboratory testing for the presence of oestrogenic clover species in 25 paddocks from 10 properties across the South East region of SA and on Kangaroo Island. 

Crop type: Clover 2 trials Crop
Kingscote, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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  • To identify the level of tolerance of PBA Hallmark XT lentil to sulfonylurea herbicides (SU) applied as simulated low-level residuals from a previous cereal crop and imazethapyr when applied post emergence (4-5 node growth stage).
  • To identify the level of tolerance of PBA Bendoc faba bean to sulfonylurea herbicides (SU) applie… read more

Crop type: Faba beans,Lentils 2 trials Herbicide Herbicide Type Herbicide Timing
Keith, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To provide grain growers across the south east (SE) region with access to real-time soil moisture data through a website that pulls together information from the existing MacKillop Farm Management Group (MFMG) network and the South East Natural Resource Management (SENRM) weather station network.
 

Bordertown, SA Keith, SA Millicent, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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The expected outcome of the project is that by 2021, growers in the MRZ of the South East and their advisors will have access to new relevant information on diverse crop rotations and integrated farming systems, particularity the incorporation of a pasture phase. 

Bordertown, SA Sherwood, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To examine barley germplasm management interaction

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fungicide Type
Millicent, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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These trials are conducted annually to enable growers to evaluate a selected number of varieties under specific local conditions.

Crop type: Barley 2 trials Crop Type
Sherwood, SA Frances, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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Frances. These trials are conducted annually to enable growers to evaluate a selected number of varieties under specific local conditions.

Crop type: Wheat 2 trials Crop Type
Sherwood, SA Frances, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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The aim of the trial was to evaluate wheat production with the use of either granular fertiliser or liquid fertiliser inputs at seeding on three different soil types.

Crop type: Wheat 3 trials Fertiliser Type
Conmurra, SA Sherwood, SA Frances, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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To answer relevant questions aimed at improving break crop performance in integrated faming systems in the HRZ.

Crop type: Chickpeas 1 trial Crop Type
Conmurra, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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Aims:

To answer relevant questions to improve break crop performance in integrated faming systems in the MRZ.

Keith, SA Sherwood, SA Frances, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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To investigate regional risk and management tactics for RWA.

Crop type: Grasses 3 trials Pesticide Type
Roseworthy, Bool Lagoon, SA Loxton, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To examine varieties of industrial hemp

Crop type: Not specified 4 trials Crop Type
Kybybolite, SA Loxton, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To examine barley varieties in the South East

Crop type: Barley 10 trials Crop Type
Bordertown, SA Keith, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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The project aimed to identify factors limiting N2 fixation and productivity of pulse crops grown on acidic soils in the high rainfall zone (HRZ) Southern Grain production region.

Crop type: Faba beans 2 trials Growth regulator Type
Frances, VIC Lake Bolac District, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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To compares grain yields and quality of milling oats, durum wheat, bread and feed wheats and feed and malt barley varieties and the subsequent gross margin when all crops are grown side by side on the Wolseley flats.

Crop type: Barley,Oats,Wheat 3 trials Crop Type
Wolseley, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To Increase producer awareness of the potential issues and management strategies to deal with oestrogenic clover.

Crop type: Clover 2 trials Crop Type
Furner, SA Kangaroo Island, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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The objective of the project was to work with landholders in the region to increase their capacity and knowledge to productively and sustainably manage their soil by developing a snapshot of the extent of acidity on their properties.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Soil Preparation
Naracoorte, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To evaluate canola varieties.

Crop type: Canola 3 trials Crop Type
Bordertown, SA Keith, SA Frances, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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To overcome the chemical, physical and biological constraints of sandy soils, with the aim of achieving long term crop productivity gains greater than 70%.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat,Lupins 9 trials Soil Preparation
Cadgee, SA
Source Data Unavailable
Important Caution The results of this trial may have been impacted by unusual or adverse events
Pests
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To answer three key questions:

  • Can a break crop be as profitable as a cereal?
  • Are crop sequences including break crops more profitable than continuous wheat?
  • What effects do break crops have on soil nitrogen availability?
  • Bordertown, SA Conmurra, SA Furner, SA Hatherleigh, SA Keith, SA Lochaber, SA Millicent, SA Naracoorte, SA Sherwood, SA Wolseley, SA Frances, VIC
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    Aims:

    To evaluate dryland dual-purpose canola varieties in the high rainfall zone (HRZ) (>550 mm) of the south-east of South Australia (SA).

    Crop type: Canola 1 trial Crop Type
    Bool Lagoon, SA
    Source Data Unavailable
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    Aims:

    To provide growers with information which will reduce losses due to eyespot by improving our understanding of:
    • Resistance responses of commercial cultivars and breeders’ lines to eyespot.
    • Yield losses due to eyespot in cultivars with different resistance rankings for eyespot.
    • The effectiveness of delayed fungic… read more

    Crop type: Barley,Triticale,Wheat 3 trials Crop Type Crop Protection
    Kangaroo Inn, SA
    Source Data Unavailable
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    Aims:

    To examine fertiliser and crop management of areas at risk of flooding.

    Crop type: Canola,Wheat 2 trials Crop Type Fertiliser Type
    Bool Lagoon, SA
    Source Data Unavailable
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    To see if harvest weed seed practices could be adopted to reduce annual ryegrass (ARG) weed seed populations to address herbicide resistance issues in high yielding, high rainfall zone (HRZ) areas of the southern region.

    Crop type: Wheat 9 trials Sowing Stubble Height
    Conmurra, SA Furner, SA Wolseley, SA
    Source Data Unavailable
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    Aims:

    To investigate the effect of fallow management treatments (stubble management and crop nutrition) on canola establishment, crop vigour grain yield in retained stubble systems in the high rainfall zone in the South-East of South Australia.

    Crop type: Canola 1 trial Stubble
    Hatherleigh, SA
    Source Data Unavailable
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    Aims:

    Aimed at identifying factors limiting the production and nitrogen fixation of pulse crops grown on acidic soils in the high rainfall zone (HRZ) grain production regions of south eastern Australia with a long-term average annual rainfall above 500 mm.

    Crop type: Faba beans 1 trial Crop Type
    Wickliffe, VIC
    Source Data Unavailable
    Research organisaton

    Aims:

    The expected outcome of the project is that by 2021, growers in the MRZ of the South East and their advisors will have access to new relevant information on diverse crop rotations and integrated farming systems, particularity the incorporation of a pasture phase. This will allow for better crop sequencing decision making, with the aim of increas… read more

    Bordertown, SA Sherwood, SA
    Source Data Unavailable
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    Aims:

    To examine managing bean crop canopies to optimise yield potential

    Bool Lagoon, SA Conmurra, SA
    Source Data Unavailable
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    Aims:

    This GRDC funded research program aims to provide growers with information which will reduce losses due to eyespot by improving our understanding of resistance responses of commercial cultivars and breeders’ lines to eyespot based on information from dedicated field screening trials.

    Crop type: Mixed species 3 trials Fungicide Type Fungicide Application
    Kangaroo Inn, SA
    Source Data Unavailable
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    Aims:

    To enable growers to evaluate a selected number of varieties under specific local conditions.

    Crop type: Barley 2 trials Crop Type
    Sherwood, SA Frances, VIC
    Source Data Unavailable
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    Aims:

    To evaluate N and S.

    Crop type: Canola 1 trial Crop Type Growth regulator Type
    Millicent, SA
    Source Data Unavailable
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    Aims:

    To enable growers to evaluate a selected number of varieties under specific local conditions.

    Crop type: Canola 1 trial Crop Type
    Millicent, SA
    Source Data Unavailable
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    Aims:

    To increase their knowledge on the management and performance of high yield potential wheat and barley varieties for the high rainfall zone (HRZ).

    Crop type: Barley,Wheat 4 trials Crop Type
    Conmurra, SA Millicent, SA
    Source Data Unavailable
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    Aims:

    To evaluate the use PGR’s in wheat and barley in the HRZ of the South East.

    Crop type: Barley,Wheat 4 trials Crop Type Growth regulator Type
    Conmurra, SA Millicent, SA
    Source Data Unavailable
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    Aims:

    To evaluate different application rates of N and S

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Crop Type
    Millicent, SA
    Source Data Unavailable
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    Aims:

    To enable growers to evaluate a selected number of varieties under specific local conditions.

    Crop type: Wheat 2 trials Crop Type
    Sherwood, SA Frances, VIC
    Source Data Unavailable
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    Aims:

    To examine pre-emergent grass weed control herbicides in triazine tolerant canola

    Crop type: Canola,Ryegrass 2 trials Herbicide Type
    Naracoorte, SA
    Source Data Unavailable
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    Aims:

    To compare the early grazing value, hay production or grain yield of oat varieties.

    Crop type: Oaten hay 2 trials Crop Type
    Keith, SA Sherwood, SA
    Source Data Unavailable
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    Aims:

    To evaluate pulses in the high rainfall zone of the south east

    Conmurra, SA Millicent, SA
    Source Data Unavailable
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    Aims:

    To evaluate pulses in the Medium Rainfall Zone of the South East

    Keith, SA Sherwood, SA
    Source Data Unavailable
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    Aims:

    To evaluate a a range of Heritage seed winter feed options under specific local conditions

    Crop type: Barley,Oats,Ryegrass 3 trials Crop Type
    Keith, SA
    Source Data Unavailable
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    Aims:

    The project aims to assess the benefits of using alternative grass forage species and newer Clearfield technologies to provide
    high quality fodder that will finish lambs in a grass-seed free environment.

    Crop type: Mixed 2 trials Crop Type
    Senior, QLD Tolcairn, QLD
    Source Data Unavailable
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    Aims:

    To deliver new high yielding AH varieties selected for key traits like canopy structure, Septoria and rust resistance.

    Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Crop Type
    Conmurra, SA
    Source Data Unavailable
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