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Triazine Tolerant Canola Varieties

By Brookton, Brookton Canola

Company: BASF, NuSeed, Pacific Seeds, Seed Force

Objective:

  1. To demonstrate the differences in sowing a Hybrid Canola varieties in comparison to Bonito canola
  2. To demonstrate the differences between varieties with single and dual stacked technologies

PRE-SEEDING

Immediately Pre-seeding 20/05/20: ADAMA Spraytop 250 1L/ha; Nufarm TriflurX 1.5L/ha; FMC Rustler 560g/ha; Conquest Alpha Forte 40mL/ha

Early Nitrogen 20/05/20: CSBP Flexi-N 80L/ha

SEEDING

Seeding 21/05/20: Canola Varieties @25 plants/m2; CSBP Double Phos 130kg/ha; CSBP Sulphate of Potash 50kg/ha; Impact Infurrow 400mL/ha

POST SEEDING

Nitrogen Top-up 21/05/20: CSBP Flexi-N 80L/ha

TruFlex & Roundup Ready Canola Varieties

By Brookton, Brookton Canola

Company: Bayer, BASF, NuSeed, Pacific Seeds, Pioneer

Objective:

  1. To demonstrate the differences in sowing a TruFlex canola variety in comparison to a standard Roundup Ready canola
  2. To demonstrate the differences between varieties with single and dual stacked technologies

PRE-SEEDING

Immediately Pre-seeding 20/05/20: ADAMA Spraytop 250 1L/ha; Nufarm TriflurX 1.5L/ha; FMC Rustler 560g/ha; Conquest Alpha Forte 40mL/ha

Early Nitrogen 20/05/20: CSBP Flexi-N 80L/ha

SEEDING

Seeding 21/05/20: Canola Varieties @25 plants/m2; CSBP Double Phos 130kg/ha; CSBP Sulphate of Potash 50kg/ha; Impact Infurrow 400mL/ha

POST SEEDING

Nitrogen Top-up 21/05/20: CSBP Flexi-N 80L/ha

Pasture Herbicide Screening 2019

By Brookton, Brookton Pasture

David Grays AgLink & Brookton Rural Traders Grower Requested Screening

Objective: To demonstrate the effects of different pre and post emergent herbicides on Sub-Clover, Medic, Serradella, Vetch, Grazing Crops, Crop & Vetch mixes

PRE-SEEDING

Pre-seeding Spray – 13/05/19: FMC Hammer 20mL/ha; Glyphosate 2L/ha

Pre-emergent Treatments – 14/05/19

SEEDING

Seeding – 15/05/2019: All varieties sown at rates in design. Fertilizer rates & Inoculum also in design

POST SEEDING

Insecticide 28/06/19: ADAMA Pyrinex Super 500mL/ha, 0.5% adjuvant

Grass control 15/07/19: (Varieties A-N) Corteva Verdict 520 100mL/ha, Impact 0.5%

Fungicide 16/07/19: (Varieties P&Q) BASF Opera 500mL/ha

Treatment Spray 16/07/19: Corteva Gallery treatment

Post Emergent Treatment Sprays 24/07/19

Results

Pasture Varieties

By Brookton, Brookton Pasture

Company: Barenbrug (Formerly Heritage Seeds)

Objective: To demonstrate the growth habits of multiple pasture species available

PRE-SEEDING

Early Knockdown – 18/03/20: NuFarm Striker 60mL/ha; FMC Hammer 20mL/ha; Nufarm Gladiator CT 1.5L/ha; Ammonium Sulphate 1%; NuFarm BS1000 1%

Immediately Pre-Seeding – 20/05/20: FMC Hammer 20mL/ha; NuFarm Weedmaster DST 2L/ha; Conquest Alpha Forte 40mL/ha

SEEDING

Seeding – 22/05/20: Double Phos 60kg/ha

POST SEEDING

Murdoch Pasture Herbicide Screening

By Brookton, Brookton Pasture

Company: Murdoch University

Objective: To determine levels of damage incurred following various herbicide applications in Vetch, Sub Clover, French Serradella & Biserulla

PRE-SEEDING

*No knockdown and no IBS applications as no weeds were present at time of seeding

SEEDING

Seeding – 11/05/20

Frano – French Serradella 8kg/ha (scarified seed) with group G/S alosca 15kg/ha

Casbah – Biserulla 5kg/ha with group BS peat

Dalkeith – Sub Clover 10kg/ha with group C peat

Timok – Vetch 45kg/ha with group F/E alosca 15kg/ha

POST SEEDING

Treatment Spray – 03/07/20: All treatment sprays were applied as per protocol above

Lime Trial

By Brookton

Company: Optima & Wilchem

Objective:

  1. Optima lime sand vs HiCal vs AgriCal – does particle size matter?
  2. Placement of products – does application depth & timing matter? Pre-seeding/Post seeding pre-emergent/deep banded at seeding

PADDOCK HISTORY

Lime Application – 25/01/18: HiCal 800kg/ha

Lime Application – 15/2/15: Limesand 2t/ha

PRE-SEEDING

Immediately Pre-Seeding – 12/05/20: ADAMA Spraytop 250 1L/ha; Syngenta Boxer Gold 2.5L/ha; ADAMA Diuron 900 250g/ha; NuFarm TrifurX 2L/ha

SEEDING

Seeding – 12/05/20: Spartacus Barley 70kg/ha; Syngenta Vibrance SD 180mL/100kg; CSBP K-Till Extra 100kg/ha; CSBP Flexi-N 58L/ha

POST SEEDING

Nitrogen Top-up – 01/07/20: CSBP Flexi-N 80L/ha with stream jet nozzles

Soil Profiling – Monitoring Lime Movement

Photos were taken on the 14/09/20

Rainfall since date of application = 176mm *BOM Weather station

#1 – Control

#2 – Lancellin Limesand Broadcast Pre-Seeding 2t/ha

#3 – Lancellin Limesand Broadcast Post-Seeding 2t/ha

#4 – Boranup Limesand Broadcast Pre-Seeding 2t/ha

#5 – Boranup Limesand Broadcast Post-Seeding 2t/ha

#6 –  AgriCal Broadcast Pre-Seeding 1t/ha

#7 – AgriCal Broadcast Post-Seeding 1t/ha

#8 – HiCal Broadcast Pre-Seeding 1t/ha

#9 – HiCal Broadcast Post-Seeding 1t/ha

#10 – MacroPrima 5L/ha & Liquid Humate 350mL/ha

#11 – MacroPrima 10L/ha & Liquid Humate 350mL/ha

#12 – AgriCal Broadcast Pre-Seeding 1t/ha; MacroPrima 7L/ha & Liquid Humate 350mL/ha

#13 – HiCal Broadcast Pre-Seeding 1t/ha; MacroPrima 7L/ha & Liquid Humate 350mL/ha

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