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"The level of understanding of the person setting up each tool will directly impact on how accurately the model replicates the real environment," South East Premium Wheat Growers Association (SEPWA) project officer Alice Butler said... "We found that the simple tools can be easily used by growers, but the more complex ones are consultant tools or require at least consultant and grower collaboration for a reliable and robust set-up.".. "To compare the options, SEPWA conducted a study in 2015 whereby growers at Mount Ney, Condingup, Neridup and Scaddan were set up with Yield Prophet , iPaddockYield, ProductionWise, Potential Yield CALculator (PYCAL) and N-rich Strips," she said...
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Decision tool shows promise in local crop trials.. "Following a number of extremely variable seasons, many growers in the region have lacked the confidence to implement management practices to maximise yields, and have been taking an approach of 'less risk' for their in-season decision making," Mr Whisson said... Mr Whisson said the benefit of Yield Prophet to local growers over the course of the season was obvious, especially when it came to making nitrogen and fungicide decisions based on forecast yield, as well as providing side benefits such as yield estimates for insurance purposes...
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