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Trials of mouldboard ploughing to alleviate non-wetting soils near Corrigin have produced impressive initial results including high crop yields and low weed numbers in what was a poor performing paddock... The CFIG research is also investigating other options for non-wetting soils including wetting agents, winged points and in-row seeding (as opposed to inter-row seeding) and is one of five RCS non-wetting soils projects in the western part of the Kwinana port zone... Mr Wallwork said the trial results reflected findings from the northern grainbelt which showed that mouldboard ploughing effectively changed the soil type by bringing subsoil to the surface...
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While outstanding crop yields on their property west of Mullewa last year resulted mainly from excellent rainfall, the Messina family believe their use of a mouldboard plough contributed to the above average harvest results... Andrew Messina said that wheat yields on deep-ripped country (not treated with the mouldboard) sown on May 17, 2011, averaged 2.6 to 3.6 tonnes per hectare, but where the mouldboard plough was used 20 days later yields were higher, averaging 3.6 to 4.1t/ha... CAPTION: Rodney, left, and Andrew Messina are using a mouldboard plough to control weeds and ameliorate non-wetting sandy soils on their farm west of Mullewa...
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The use of a mouldboard plough with a skimmer attached, that fully inverts the soil to bury weed seeds from on or near the surface to a depth of 15 cm or more, would result in a dramatic reduction of seedling emergence for the majority of weed species... Crop Updates is a partnership between the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia and the Grains Research & Development Corporation 282.. We still have many years ahead of growers experiencing the hardships of resistant weed management before they turn the corner and get on top of the problem...
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Testing of clays is recommended... Dave warns that stock health must be monitored and treated on newly ploughed crops... Peter chose the highest rate of subsoil material of between 200 to 300t/ha of clay rich subsoil to apply to his damaged back paddocks...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Water-repellence trials help early sowing.. Rod Ebert is investigating a range of strategies to overcome water-repellence issues that limit yields of early-sown crops on about 15 per cent of his Ravensthorpe property... In conjunction with local Department of Agriculture and Food, WA (DAFWA) researchers and the Ravensthorpe Agricultural Initiative Network (RAIN), trials were set up in 2013 and 2014 to compare surfactants (wetting agents), mouldboard ploughing, rotary spading, claying (field clay and bentonite) and on-row/inter-row seeding...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Water-repellence trials help early sowing.. Rod Ebert is investigating a range of strategies to overcome water-repellence issues that limit yields of early-sown crops on about 15 per cent of his Ravensthorpe property... In conjunction with local Department of Agriculture and Food, WA (DAFWA) researchers and the Ravensthorpe Agricultural Initiative Network (RAIN), trials were set up in 2013 and 2014 to compare surfactants (wetting agents), mouldboard ploughing, rotary spading, claying (field clay and bentonite) and on-row/inter-row seeding...
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