Authors

Derk Bakker, Department of Agriculture and Food
Grey Poulish, Department of Agriculture and Food
Steve Lacy, Nufarm Australia Ltd
Svetlana Micic, Department of Agriculture and Food
Peter Mangano, Department of Agriculture and Food
Tony Dore, Department of Agriculture and Food
Alan Lord, Department of Agriculture and Food
Vivien Vanstone, Department of Agriculture and Food
Helen Hunter, Department of Agriculture and Food
Sean Kelly, Department of Agriculture and Food
W. K. Anderson, Department of Agriculture and Food
Gary Lang, Facey Group, Wickepin
David McCarthy, Facey Group, Wickepin
Ruhi Ferdowsain, Department of Agriculture and Food
Ian Rose, Department of Agriculture and Food
Andrew van Burgel, Department of Agriculture and Food
David Ferris, Department of Agriculture and Food
Rob Grima, Department of Agriculture and Food
Natalie Hogg, Department of Agriculture and Food
John Davis, Murdoch University
Jarrad Martin, Curtin University of Technology, Muresk Campus
Pippa Michael, Curtin University of Technology, Muresk Campus
Robert Belford, Curtin University of Technology, Muresk Campus
Kawsar P. Salam, Curtin University of Technology; Department of Agriculture and Food
Roy Murray-Prior, Curtin University of Technology
David Bowran, Department of Agriculture and Food
Moin U. Salam, Department of Agriculture and Food
Tim Scanlon, Department of Agriculture and Food
Len Wade, Charles Sturt University
Megan Ryan, University of Western Australia
Megan Abrahams, Department of Agriculture and Food
Chad Reynolds, Department of Agriculture and Food
Caroline Peek, Department of Agriculture and Food
Dennis van Gool, Department of Agriculture and Food
Kari-Lee Falconer, Department of Agriculture and Food
Daniel Gardiner, Department of Agriculture and Food
Geoff Anderson, Department of Agriculture and Food
Siva Sivapalan, Department of Agriculture and Food
Tim McClelland, Birchip Cropping Group, Birchip, Vic,
James Hunt, Birchip Cropping Group, Birchip, Vic,
Zvi Hochman, CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Climate Adaptation Flagship, Qld
Bill Long, AgConsulting, SA
Dean Holzworth, CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Climate Adaptation Flagship, Qld
Anthony Whitbread, CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, SA
Stephen van Rees, Birchip Cropping Group, Birchip, Vic
Peter DeVoil, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland
Yvette Oliver, CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems
Michael Robertson, CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems
Peter Stone, CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publisher

Department of Agriculture and Food

City

Perth

Publication Date

24-2-2009

Keywords

Precision agriculture, digital images, weather, Delta T, inversion, redlegged earth mite, Pratylenchus, root lesion nematode (RLN), rotation, cropping systems, barley, canola, tactical N, gypsum, deep ripping, raised beds, lime, potassium, yield, gross margin, sustainability, lucerne, productivity, salinity, groundwater, delayed germination, weed control, ‘autumn cleaning’, ryegrass, IWM, brown manuring, herbicide resistance, seed bank management, farming system, whole farm profit, grazing cereals, stocking rate, annual pasture legumes, adoption of pastures, serradellas, biserrula, dual purpose cereals, dry matter, grazing value, grain yield, Central wheatbelt, pasture characteristics, pasture improvement system, predicting pasture adoption, pasture decline, sub clover, soil acidity, on-farm monitoring, climate change, STEP, medium and high rainfall, NAR, financial viability, Yield Prophet®, climate change, wheat, modelling, water-limited yield potential, low rainfall years, yield forecasting models, stored soil moisture

Abstract

This session covers nineteen papers from different authors:

Decision support technology

1. The use of high resolution imagery in broad acre cropping, Derk Bakker and Grey Poulish, Department of Agriculture and Food

2. Spraywise decisions – online spray applicatiors planning tool, Steve Lacy, Nufarm Australia Ltd

3. Testing for redlegged earthmite resistance in Western Australia, Svetlana Micic, Peter Mangano, Tony Dore and Alan Lord, Department of Agriculture and Food

4. Screening cereal, canola and pasture cultivars for Root Lesion Nematode (Pratylenchus neglectus), Vivien Vanstone, Helen Hunter and Sean Kelly,Department of Agriculture and Food

Farming Systems Research

5. Lessons from five years of cropping systems research, WK Anderson, Department of Agriculture and Food

6. Facey Group rotations for profit: Five years on and where to next? Gary Lang and David McCarthy, Facey Group, Wickepin, WA

Mixed Farming

7. Saline groundwater use by Lucerne and its biomass production in relation to groundwater salinity, Ruhi Ferdowsian, Ian Roseand Andrew Van Burgel, Department of Agriculture and Food

8. Autumn cleaning yellow serradella pastures with broad spectrum herbicides – a novel weed control strategy that exploits delayed germination, Dr David Ferris, Department of Agriculture and Food

9. Decimating weed seed banks within non-crop phases for the benefit of subsequent crops, Dr David Ferris, Department of Agriculture and Food

10. Making seasonal variability easier to deal with in a mixed farming enterprise! Rob Grima,Department of Agriculture and Food

11. How widely have new annual legume pastures been adopted in the low to medium rainfall zones of Western Australia? Natalie Hogg, Department of Agriculture and Food, John Davis, Institute for Sustainability and Technology Policy, Murdoch University

12. Economic evaluation of dual purpose cereal in the Central wheatbelt of Western Australia, Jarrad Martin, Pippa Michael and Robert Belford, School of Agriculture and Environment, CurtinUniversity of Technology, Muresk Campus

13. A system for improving the fit of annual pasture legumes under Western Australian farming systems, Kawsar P Salam1,2, Roy Murray-Prior1, David Bowran2and Moin U. Salam2, 1Curtin University of Technology; 2Department of Agriculture and Food

14. Perception versus reality: why we should measure our pasture, Tim Scanlon, Department of Agriculture and Food, Len Wade, Charles Sturt University, Megan Ryan, University of Western Australia

Modelling

15. Potential impact of climate changes on the profitability of cropping systems in the medium and high rainfall areas of the northern wheatbelt, Megan Abrahams, Chad

Reynolds, Caroline Peek, Dennis van Gool, Kari-Lee Falconer and Daniel Gardiner, Department of Agriculture and Food

16. Prediction of wheat grain yield using Yield Prophet®, Geoff Anderson and Siva Sivapalan, Department of Agriculture and Food

17. Using Yield Prophet® to determine the likely impacts of climate change on wheat production, Tim McClelland1, James Hunt1, Zvi Hochman2, Bill Long3, Dean Holzworth4, Anthony Whitbread5, Stephen van Rees1and Peter DeVoil6 1 Birchip Cropping Group, Birchip, Vic, 2Agricultural Production Systems Research Unit (APSRU), CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Climate Adaptation Flagship, Qld, 3 AgConsulting, SA 4 Agricultural Production Systems Research Unit (APSRU), CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Toowoomba Qld, 5 CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, SA, 6 Agricultural Production Systems Research Unit (APSRU), Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland

18. Simple methods to predict yield potential: Improvements to the French and Schultz formula to account for soil type and within-season rainfall, Yvette Oliver, Michael Robertson and Peter Stone, CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems

19. Ability of various yield forecasting models to estimate soil water at the start of the growing season, Siva Sivapalan, Kari-Lee Falconer and Geoff Anderson, Department of Agriculture and Food

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