Category Archives: Crop Walks

South East/West Wimmera Durum Crop Walk 2015

1 Jason Able, Nathan Tink and Lachie Eats at Jolpac rural suppies site Bordertown Two very successful days were held in South East West Wimmera area in early October. The crop walk included a variety of presentations both in South Australia south east and over the border at Kaniva. Trials that were viewed:

  • Jolpac trials of durum and bread wheat and time of seeding trials. (see photo Nathan Tink, Lachie Eats and Jason Able at the trial site)
  • Gross Margin trial Durum wheat versus Bread wheat versus milling oats and barley.
  • NVT trials in West Wimmera region for Durum wheat, bread wheat and barley.
  • Early Generation S2 trial.

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Mid North Durum Crop Walk 2015

DSCN4140_003AlwynApproximately 50 interested farmers and industry representatives attended the Mid North Crop Walk which commenced at Richard Konzag’s property where Herbicide Tolerance trials are being conducted. The day proceeded to the GRDC Dispersive Soils project site and the DBA Durum varieties trial. This was followed by a visit to Roseworthy College to view the Genetic characterisations and exploitation of heat stress on Durum project and the ‘Growing Durum Demand in SA Gross Margin Sensitivity Analysis trials.

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