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2013 Crop Updates
The 2013 Agribusiness Crop Updates was held from 25th - 26th February, 2013 at CROWN PERTH (formerly known as Burswood Entertainment Complex)
Papers from the 2013 Agribusiness Crop Updates are available from the Event App - http://eventmobi.com/cropupdates2013/#!/
Or scroll down to view the full list of papers and presentations.Thanks to our sponsors of the WA Agribusiness Crop Updates.
View the papers & presentations for the 2013 WA Agribusiness Crop Updates here:
DAY 1 - Monday, 25th February, 2013
SESSION 1 - Varieties and Agronomy
Which variety should I grow? - Getting the most out of the new long-term yield analysis from NVT.
Kelly, Alison - Presentation (744 KB)
Wheat 2012 NVT trail results and key agronomy issues.
Young, Kevin - Presented Paper (250 KB)
Young, Kevin - Presentation (420 KB)
SESSION 2 - Pest Management
Pratylenchus teres - WA's home grown Root Lesion Nematode (RLN)
Collins, Sarah - Presented Paper (67 KB)
Collins, Sarah - Presentation (3119 KB)
Priorities for pest management for the 2013 crop.
Micic, Svetlana et al - Presentation (1628 KB)
SESSION 3 - Climate and Weather
Bureau of Meteorology climate forecasting - the move to POAMA modelling.
Cook, Glenn - Presentation (1247 KB)
Seasonal forecast update for 2013.
Evans, Fiona - Presentation (671 KB)
Assessment of climate change projections for WA - new tools for adaptation.
Foster, Ian - Presented Paper (108 KB)
Foster, Ian - Presentation (1813 KB)
SESSION 4 - Farm Management
A decadal assessment of farm performance: any learnings?
Kingwell, Ross et al - Presentation (591 KB)
Financing agricultural businesses in the 21st century.
Hall, Eric - Presentation (618 KB)
SESSION 5 - Varieties and Agronomy
Malting barley varieties and their management in WA.
Canola 2012 NVT trial results and key agronomy issues.
Lamond, Michael - Presentation (1244 KB)
Pulse profitability for 2013.
Meldrum, Alan et al - Presentation (372 KB)
SESSION 6 - Weed Management
Control weeds in your fence lines and stop herbicide resistance spread.
Peltzer, Sally et al - Presentation (6939 KB)
Compete with weeds - give your crop heaven and your weeds hell.
Newman, Peter - Presentation 2 (11851 KB)
Focus paddocks - remaining weeds are hard to control.
Newman, Peter - Presented Paper 1 (101 KB)
Newman Peter - Presentation 1 (4890 KB)
SESSION 7 - Plant Nutrition
Use soil test to inform change from phosphorus build up to maintenance for more profits.
Wong, Mike et al - Presentation (1149 KB)
Crop rotation and liming history affect the availability of soil phosphorus.
Scanlan, Craig et al - Presentation 1 (1765 KB)
Is it worth subsoil testing for Nitrogen?
SESSION 8 - Supply Chain
Future European demand for oilseeds.
Dusser, Philippe - Presentation (1067 KB)
Wheat quality and market opportunities for WA.
Mills, Cindy - Presentation (539 KB)
Global Barley marketing issues.
Stuart, John - Presentation (1745 KB)
SESSION 9 - Extension
Adoption trends in the Liebe area and what it means for the Industry.
Hollamby, Nadine - Presented Paper (131 KB)
SESSION 10 - Frost Management
Update on Frost pre-breeding research.
Biddulph, Ben - Presented Paper (71 KB)
SESSION 11 - Cropping Systems
canola gross returns through variety choice and optimisation of plant
populations in lower rainfall regions across Australia.
Kudnig, Justin et al - Presentation (1023 KB)
Kudnig, Justin et al - Presentation (1023 KB)
SESSION 12 - Supply Chain - No paper or presentation
DAY 2 - Tuesday, 26th February, 2013
SESSION 13 - Soil Management
Effective soil acidity management requires knowledge at the farm, state and national scale.
Gazey, Chris - Presented Paper (681 KB)
Gazey, Chris - PowerPoint Presentation (1681 KB)
Yield, soil water economic benefits of long follow.
SESSION 14 - Weed Management
Understanding and managing proposed different development stages of herbicide resistance in wild radish.
Campbell, Bill - Presented Paper (475 KB)
Cross-resistance between proxasulfone (Sakura), S-metolachlor, prosulfocard (Boxer Gold), triallate (Avadex), propyzamide and trifluralin in ryegrass. Is there any option for management?
Busi, Roberto - Presented Paper (45 KB)
Busi, Roberto - Presentation (2215 KB)
SESSION 15 - Cropping Systems
Grazing crops in a dry year.
Barrett-Lennard, Philip - Presentation (2748 KB)
The effect of crop rotations and residue level on wheat yield and gross margins.
Flower, Ken - Paper (299 KB)
Flower, Ken - Presentation (1674 KB)
SESSION 16 - New Products and Services
PGR in cereals and Moddus Evo.
Staines, Brian et al - Presentation (907 KB)
New Barley Variety Identification test.
Harborne, Rob - Presentation (184 KB)
Canola Breeders TT and RR dual herbicide tolerant hybrid Canola for management of herbicide tolerant weeds.
Cowling, Wallace - Presentation (552 KB)
Pre-harvest weed control in Canola with Roundup attack.
SESSION 17 - Soil Management - Water Repellence
Managing nutrition on soils that have been treated for water repellence by cultivation.
Grower adoption and implementation of strategies to manage soil water repellence, in farming systems.
Davies, Stephen - Presented Paper (178 KB)
Davies, Stephen - Presentation (1665 KB)
SESSION 18 - Crop Management
What to do with a wet summer: summer weeds, soil water and subsequent crop yield.
Ward, Phil et al - Presentation (1629 KB)
A meta-analysis of 30 years of DAFWA's field trials on fungicide management of yellow spot septoria nodorum blotch disease complex of wheat in WA.
Salam, Kawsar et al - Presentation (605 KB)
SESSION 19 - Cropping Systems
Pathways to more grain farming profit by CTF in WA.
Riethmuller, Glen - Presented Paper (190 KB)
Riethmuller, Glen et al - Presentation (1314 KB)
Adoption and management of dry seeding practices across the WA wheatbelt.
Celenza, Lauren - Presented Paper (110 KB)
Celenza, Lauren - Presentation (1694 KB)
SESSION 20 - New Products and Services
Success NEO insecticide controls Diamondback moth in Canola.
Downard, Paul - Presented Paper (190 KB)
Downard, Paul - Presentation (298 KB)
Transform Insecticide (sulfoxaflor): for control of aphids in Canola in WA.
Annetts, Robert - Presented Paper (154 KB)
Annetts, Robert - Presentation (919 KB)
Building knowledge - markets and innovation.
Cox, Barry - Presentation (459 KB)
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