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Seed Free Lamb Project

Can using alternative forage species provide high quality fodder and still finish lambs to market requirements in a grass-seed free environment?

 

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Good Clover Bad Clover Project
MFMG has secured funding from MLA for a ‘Good Clover, Bad Clover’ project which will focus on upskilling producers on oestrogenic clover identification and the implementation of practices to improve lamb marking...

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Canola Growers Urged to Check Revised Blackleg Ratings

Grain growers in the southern cropping region are being urged to check the latest blackleg disease ratings for canola cultivars ahead of sowing in 2017. 

 

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MFMG Library

The MacKillop Farm Management Group have available "hard copies" of the following reports or follow links for more information:

 

Soils

  • Effect of clay delving on water and carbon storage: a case study in the South East of South Australia - more info
  • Investigating the use of “radiometrics” as a potential tool to identify soil types in the South East - more info
  • Am I wasting Phosphorus? (Literature Review) - more info
  • Building Resilient Farming Systems - more info
  • Quantify and Promote Benefits of Deep Ripping - more info
  • Increasing the Awareness and role of PA in Soil Carbon Management - more info
  • Wild Radish Control Report - Broadleaf Herbicide Resistance - more info
  • Clay Delving of Sandy Soils
  • Continuous Improvement of Soil Management to support Resilient Farming Systems
  • Managing Your Sandy Soils
  • Wattle Range Sandy Soils Project

Cropping

  • Testing retained sowing seed of hybrid canola over a range of rainfall zones - more info
  • Managing Sclerontina Stem Rot in Canola (Fact Sheet) - more info
  • Cereal Disease Management - more info
  • Crop Benchmarking Project
  • Effective Weed Control for the Australian White Clover Seed Industry
  • Raising the Bar with Better Canola Agronomy

Irrigation

  • The Seasonal Variation of Soil Salinity Under Irrigation - more info
  • Assessing Wheat Crop Water Use - more info
  • Optimising Crop Management (Stubble Management) - more info
  • Evaluating Drop Tube and Sprinkler Irrigation on White Clover Seed Production - more info
  • Impacts of Centre Pivot Irrigation on White Clover Seed Production
  • Dripline Irrigation on White Clover
  • Making Every Megalitre Count (Field Trip) - more info

Livestock

  • Success with Perennial Pasture Stands - more info
  • Optimising Red Meat Productivity - more info
  • Washpool Trial - more info
  • Economic Solutions to Long Term Productive Grazing Systems - more info
  • Pasture Development on Delved Soils

Other

  • Increasing Precision Agriculture Awareness and Adoption in the South East of South Australia - more info
  • Preparing Farm Business for Climate Change - more info
  • New Zealand Study Tour
  • Trial Results from 1999 until 2009
  • Western Australian Study Tour

Complete list including dates of publications, funding bodies and authors

If you would like copies of any of these please contact Charlie Crozier 0427775822 or ccrozier@mackillopgroup.com.au.
There will be a small charge to cover photocopying and postage.

 

Do you have other reports you would like to be added to this? 
If so, please contact Charlie.