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AuthorFox, J
AuthorZamparutti, M
Date Accessioned2013-12-12
Date Available2013-12-12
AbstractThe project aim was to implement and trial farming systems that incorporate the practices of controlled traffic, minimum tillage and crop rotations. The North Coast Grower Group members combined their resources and efforts to develop and implement a new farming system that utilized the bulk of their existing equipment, improved the management of their natural resources and reduced their cost of production. The group combined the results of their trials to identify a farming system that is sufficiently robust to handle the variations experienced in the North Coast environment (seasonal conditions, soil types, farm layouts and variable equipment) and improve the financial sustainability of the group members.
Part of SeriesInternal Report; 2008 GGP007
SubjectNorth Coast Grower Group
SubjectControlled traffic farming (CTF)
SubjectNew farming system
SubjectCrop rotation
SubjectMinimum tillage
SubjectNorth Coast environment
SubjectSoybean varieties
SubjectNitrogen (N) fertiliser
SubjectPotassium rates
SubjectPlanting techniques
SubjectLegume fallows
SubjectRow spacing
SubjectMachinery modifications
SubjectCapacity building
SubjectFarming systems
SubjectProduction management
SubjectSRDC Grower Group Innovation Project
TitleControlled traffic farming systems for the North Coast Grower Group : SRDC Grower Group Innovation Project final report

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  • Farming systems and production management [226]
    Research outcomes: Growers and harvesters benefit from the ongoing research in productivity improvement, production management and agronomical techniques. Developed technologies and management practices that enhance productivity and demonstrate a high rate of return on investment

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