Southern Dirt & Stirlings to Coast Farmers
Two years (2019-2021) extension for SCF until 2022
- Theo Cunningham – Cranbrook
- Todd Lubcke – Darkan
To develop, implement and manage a research trial and project extension to improve the confidence in diagnostic methods for delineating and implementing methods to overcome non-wetting in a variety soil types, and to increase the confidence of growers in the decision making for improving soil productivity.
Two sites have been established in Cranbrook and Darkan with both mechanical soil amelioration and wetting agents trialled. These will be followed over a two-year period to establish any second-year effects from the previous year’s treatments.
Cranbrook Trial Treatments:
SE14 at 1 L/Ha
SE14 at 2 L/Ha
SE14 at 4 L/Ha
Terreland Plough + SE14 at 1 L/Ha
Darkan Trial Treatments:
SE14 2.5 L/Ha
SE14 2.5 L/Ha + Flexi N
Terreland Plough + SE14 2.5 L/Ha
Terreland Plough + SE14 2.5 L/Ha + Flexi N