Authors

John de Majnik, New Grain Products, GRDC
Paul Meibusch, New Farm Products and Services, GRDC
Vince Logan, New Products Executive Manager, GRDC
Louise Barton, The University of Western Australia
Wahid Biswas, Curtin University of Technology
Daniel Carter, Department of Agriculture and Food
Nicolyn Short, Department of Agriculture and Food
Jodie Bowling, Department of Agriculture and Food
Glen Riethmuller, Department of Agriculture and Food
James Fisher, Muresk Institute, Curtin University of Technology
Moin Salam, Department of Agriculture and Food
Stephen Davies, Department of Agriculture and Food
Jim Dixon, Department of Agriculture and Food
Dennis Van Gool, Department of Agriculture and Food
Alison Slade, Department of Agriculture and Food
Bob Gilkes, University of Western Australia
Megan Abrahams, Department of Agriculture and Food
Caroline Peek, Department of Agriculture and Food
Daniel Gardiner, Department of Agriculture and Food
Kari-Lee Falconer, Department of Agriculture and Food
David Hall, Department of Agriculture and Food
Jeromy Lemon, Department of Agriculture and Food
Harvey Jones, Department of Agriculture and Food
Yvette Oliver, CSIRO Div Sustainable Ecology
Tania Butler, Department of Agriculture and Food
Michael Robertson, CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems
Stephen Carr, Precision SoilTech
Chris Gazey, Department of Agriculture and Food
David York, Precision SoilTech
Joel Andrews, Precision SoilTech
Michael Simeoni, University of Western Australia
G. Peter Mangano, Department of Agriculture and Food
Svetlana Micic, Department of Agriculture and Food
Dave Gartner, Department of Agriculture and Food
Adam Clune, Department of Agriculture and Food
Matthew Morell, CSIRO Food Futures Flagship
Adam Umbers, GRDC/DAFF Sustainable Industries Initiative Project
Angelo Loi, Department of Agriculture and Food
Brad Nutt, Department of Agriculture and Food
Clinton Revell, Department of Agriculture and Food
Geoff Kew, University of Western Australia
Vivien Vanstone, Department of Agriculture and Food
Ali Bhatti, Department of Agriculture and Food
Ming Pei You, Department of Agriculture and Food
Imma Farre, Department of Agriculture and Food
Bill Bowden, Department of Agriculture and Food
Henry Smolinski, Department of Agriculture and Food
Jane Speijers, Department of Agriculture and Food
John Bruce, Department of Agriculture and Food
David McCarthy, Facey Group, Wickepin, WA
Gary Lang, Facey Group, Wickepin, WA
David Rees, Consultant, Albany
Rob Grima, Department of Agriculture and Food
John Young, Farming Systems Analysis Service
Ross Kingwell, Department of Agriculture and Food, and UWA
Chris Oldham, Department of Agriculture and Food
Derk Bakker, Department of Agriculture and Food
Ian Foster, Department of Agriculture and Food
David Beard, Department of Agriculture and Food
Wen Chen, Murdoch University
Richard Bell, Murdoch University
Ross Brennan, Department of Agriculture and Food
Art Diggle, Department of Agriculture and Food
Reg Lunt, Department of Agriculture and Food
Qifu Ma, University of Western Australia
Zed Rengel, University of Western Australia
Tim Hilder, Department of Agriculture and Food
Dusty Severtson, Department of Agriculture and Food
Shahajahan Miyan, Department of Agriculture and Food
Sam Clune, Department of Agriculture and Food
Barb Sage, Department of Agriculture and Food
Tenielle Martin, Department of Agriculture and Food
Chris Newman, Department of Agriculture and Food
Neal Dalgliesh, CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems
Caroline Peak, Department of Agriculture and Food
Andrew Blake, Department of Agriculture and Food
Megan Ryan, University of Western Australia and Future Farm Industries CRC
Richard Bennett, University of Western Australia and Future Farm Industries CRC
Tim Colmer, University of Western Australia and Future Farm Industries CRC
Daniel Real, University of Western Australia and Future Farm Industries CRC
Jiyan Pang, University of Western Australia and Future Farm Industries CRC
Lori Kroiss, University of Western Australia and Future Farm Industries CRC
Dion Nicol, University of Western Australia and Future Farm Industries CRC
Tammy Edmonds-Tibbett, University of Western Australia and Future Farm Industries CRC
Ron McTaggart, Department of Agriculture and Food
Sean Kelly, Department of Agriculture and Food
Helen Hunter, Department of Agriculture and Food

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publisher

Department of Agriculture and Food

City

Perth

Publication Date

13-2-2008

Keywords

New grain products, food, feed, industrial, biopesticides, cereal production, global warming, life cycle assessment, nitrous oxide, farm fuel calculator, fuel consumption, profitability, management options, subsoil, constraints, available water capacity, acidity, alkalinity, salinity, compaction, soil structure, climate change, low rainfall, STEP, farming system, financial viability, adaptation, soil management, non-wetting, claying, economics, sandplain, clay rates, soil moisture management, low rainfall farming systems, production risk management, seasonal variability, fertiliser, yield potential, soil type, precision agriculture, subsurface acidity, pH measurement, monitoring soil condition, lime use, soil test kits, ion selective electrode, nitrogen, potassium, redlegged earth mites, Halotydeus destructor, insecticides, integrated pest management, soil pH, lime, quality, differentiators of grain quality, health and wellness outcomes, carbon sequestration, emissions, carbon trading, soil carbon, annual pasture legume, hard seed, seed production, clover, forage quality, soil pH, monitoring, subsurface acidity, liming, deep ripping, deep placed lime, root length density, root abundance, nematode, pasture, rotation, amelioration, season, heavy soils, location, gamma radiometrics, EM, yield variability, profit, sustainability, economics, crops, decision-making, pasture, profit, profit drivers, stocking rate, farming system, sheep management, condition score, central wheatbelt, wholefarm profit, waterlogging, ridge seeding, climate model, APSIM-Wheat model, climate risk, farm management, extension, phosphorus uptake, fertiliser placement, simulations, lupins, STEP, annual profit, model, wheat, irrigation, plant growth, disease, pests, invertebrates, 2007, PestFax, long season winter wheat, dual purpose wheat, stocking rate, grazing pressure, grazing wheat, grain storage, fumigation, aeration, crop management, risk, season, native legumes, perennial pastures, Cullen, climate risk management, yield forecasting models

Abstract

This session covers thirty nine papers from different authors:

PLENARY

1. Developments in grain end use, Dr John de Majnik, New Grain Products, GRDC, Mr Paul Meibusch, New Farm Products and Services, GRDC, Mr Vince Logan, New Products Executive Manager, GRDC

PRESENTATIONS

2. Global warming potential of wheat production in Western Australia: A life cycle assessment, Louise Barton1, Wahid Biswas2 and Daniel Carter3, 1School of Earth & Geographical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, 2Centre of Excellence in Cleaner Production, Division of Science and Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, 3Department of Agriculture and Food

3. How much fuel does your farm use for different farm operations? Nicolyn Short1, Jodie Bowling1, Glen Riethmuller1, James Fisher2 and Moin

Salam1, 1Department of Agriculture and Food, 2Muresk Institute, Curtin University of Technology

4. Poor soil water storage and soil constraints are common in WA cropping soils, Stephen Davies, Jim Dixon, Dennis Van Gool and Alison Slade, Department of

Agriculture and Food, Bob Gilkes, School of Earth and Geographical Sciences, University of Western Australia

5. Developing potential adaptations to climate change for low rainfall farming system using economic analysis tool. STEP, Megan Abrahams, Caroline Peek, Dennis Van Gool, Daniel Gardiner and Kari-Lee Falconer, Department of Agriculture and Food

6. What soil limitations affect the profitability of claying on non-wetting sandplain soils? David Hall1, Jeremy Lemon1, Harvey Jones1, Yvette Oliver2 and Tania Butler1, 1Department of Agriculture and Food, 2CSIRO Div Sustainable Ecology, Perth

7. Farming systems adapting to a variable climate; Two case studies, Kari-Lee Falconer, Department of Agriculture and Food

8. Importance of accounting for variation in crop yield potential when making fertiliser decisions, Michael Robertson and Yvette Oliver, CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Floreat

9. Soil acidity is a widespread problem across the Avon River Basin, Stephen Carr1, Chris Gazey2, David York1 and Joel Andrew1, 1Precision SoilTech, 2Department of Agriculture and Food

10. The use of soil testing kits and ion-selective electrodes for the analysis of plant available nutrients in Western Australian soils, Michael Simeoni and Bob Gilkes School of Earth and Geographical Sciences, University of Western Australia

11. Redlegged earth mite resistance and integrated strategies for their control in Western Australia, Mangano G. Peter and Micic Svetlana, Department of Agriculture and Food

12. The economics of treating soil pH (liming), Chris Gazey, Steve Davies, Dave Gartner and Adam Clune, Department of Agriculture and Food,

13. Health benefits – A future differentiator for high value grains, Matthew Morell, Theme Leader, CSIRO Food Futures Flagship

14. Carbon in Sustralian cropping soils – We need to be realistic, Alan Umbers (M Rur Sc), GRDC/DAFF Sustainable Industries Initiative Project

15. AGWEST® Bartolo bladder clover (Trifolium spumosum) − a low cost annual pasture legume for the wheat/sheep zone, Angelo Loi, Brad Nutt and Clinton Revell, Department of Agriculture and Food

16. Maximising the value of point based soil sampling: Monitering trends in soil pH through time, Joel Andrew1, David York1, Stephen Carr1 and Chris Gazey2, 1Precision SoilTech, 2Department of Agriculture and Food

17. Improved crop root growth and productivity with deep ripping and deep placed lime, Stephen Davies1, Geoff Kew2*, Chris Gazey1, David Gartner1 and Adam Clune1, 1Department of Agriculture and Food, 2School of Earth and Geographical Sciences University of Western Australia, *Presenting author

18. The role of pastures in hosting Root Lesion Nematode (RLN, Pratylenchus neglectus), Vivien Vanstone, Ali Bhatti and Ming Pei You, Department of Agriculture and Food

19. To rip or not to rip. When does it pay? Imma Farre, Bill Bowden and Stephen Davies, Department of Agriculture and Food

20. Can yield be predicted from remotely sensed data, Henry Smolinski, Jane Speijers and John Bruce, Department of Agriculture and Food

21. Rotations for profit, David McCarthy and Gary Lang, Facey Group, Wickepin, WA

22. Rewriting rules for the new cropping economics, David Rees, Consultant, Albany

23. Reducing business risk in Binnu! – A case study, Rob Grima, Department of Agriculture and Food

24. Does improved ewe management offer grain farmers much extra profit? John Young, Farming Systems Analysis Service, Ross Kingwell, Department of Agriculture and Food, and UWA, Chris Oldham, Department of Agriculture and Food

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

25. Crop establishment and productivity with improved root zone drainage, Dr Derk Bakker, Research Officer, Department of Agriculture and Food

26. Will wheat production in Western Australia be more risky in the future? Imma Farre and Ian Foster, Department of Agriculture and Food

PAPERS

27. Building farmers’ adaptive capacity to manage seasonal variability and climate change, David Beard, Department of Agriculture and Food

28. Precision placement increases crop phosphorus uptake under variable rainfall: Simulation studies, Wen Chen1 2, Richard Bell1, Bill Bowden2, Ross Brennan2, Art Diggle2 and Reg Lunt2, 1School of Environmental Science, Murdoch University, 2Department of Agriculture and Food

29. What is the role of grain legumes on red soil farms? Rob Grima, Department of Agriculture and Food

30. Fertiliser placement influences plant growth and seed yield of grain crops at different locations of WA, Qifu Ma1, Zed Rengel1, Bill Bowden2, Ross Brennan2, Reg Lunt2 and Tim Hilder2, 1Soil Science & Plant Nutrition, University of Western Australia, 2Department of Agriculture and Food

31. A review of pest and disease occurrences for 2007, Peter Mangano and Dusty Severtson, Department of Agriculture and Food

32. Effect of stocking rates on grain yield and quality of wheat in Western Australia in 2007, Shahajahan Miyan, Sam Clune, Barb Sage and Tenielle Martin, Department of Agriculture and Food

33. Storing grain is not ‘set and forget’ management, Chris Newman, Department of Agriculture and Food

34. Improving understanding of soil plant available water capacity (PAWC): The WA soil water database (APSoil), Yvette Oliver, Neal Dalgliesh and Michael Robertson, CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems

35. The impact of management decisions in drought on a low rainfall northern wheatbelt farm, Caroline Peek and Andrew Blake, Department of Agriculture and Food

37. Cullen – A native pasture legume shows promise for the low-medium rainfall cropping zone, Megan Ryan, Richard Bennett, Tim Colmer, Daniel Real, Jiayin Pang, Lori Kroiss, Dion Nicol and Tammy Edmonds-Tibbett, School of Plant Biology, The University of Western Australia and Future Farm Industries CRC

38. Climate risk management tools – useful, or just another gadget? Lisa Sherriff, Kari-Lee Falconer, Daniel Gardiner and Ron McTaggart Department of Agriculture and Food

39. Benefits of crop rotation for management of Root Lesion Nematode (RLN, Pratylenchus neglectus), Vivien Vanstone, Sean Kelly and Helen Hunter, Department of Agriculture and Food

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