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Rock Breaking & Raised Beds Sticky Beak Walk

Wednesday 26 September - 3pm at Bruce McLean’s 

127 McNeil Road, Bool Lagoon


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Keith Trial Walk

Thursday September 20, 9am – 11.00am at Kym and Chad Makin’s property


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Southern Pulse Extension Project

South East Pulse Check Discussion Group: Pre-canopy Closure Meeting and Crop Walk 

Wednesday September 12, meet at Cox Rural Keith 8.30am


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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:



  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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
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 the CEO