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2014 Crop Updates

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The 2014 Agribusiness Crop Updates was held from 24th - 25th  February 2014 at CROWN PERTH.

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Presented Papers

Plenary 1
Andy Chambers - Using Sensing Data to Boost Productivity (Power Point)
Prof Hamlyn Jones - Farming from Space (Power Point)

Session 1 - Varieties and Agronomy
Peter Burgess - Wheat 2013 NVT trial result (Paper)

Peter Burgess - 2013 Wheat NVT Results Peter Burgess - 2013 Wheat NVT Results (3501 KB)

Christine Zaicou-Kunesch - Choosing the right wheat variety for the system (part A) (Paper)
Christine Zaicou-Kunesch - Choosing the right wheat variety for the system (part B) (Paper)
Christine Zaicou-Kunesch - Choosing the right wheat variety for the system (Power Point)

Session 2 - Grain Marketing
Geoff Honey - Australian Grain Industry Code of Practice (Power Point)
Ross Kingwell - The Cost of Australia Bulk Grain Supply Chain (Paper)
Ross Kingwell - The Cost of Australia Bulk Grain Supply Chain (Power Point)

Session 3 - Farm Management
Deane Allen - Managing the downside risk of dry land farming in WA (Power Point)

Greg Kirk - How to Farm Profitably in the Eastern Wheatbelt Greg Kirk - How to Farm Profitably in the Eastern Wheatbelt (261 KB)

Greg Kirk - Farming Profitably in the Eastern Wheatbelt Greg Kirk - Farming Profitably in the Eastern Wheatbelt (896 KB)

(Power Point)

Session 4 - Cropping Systems
Mark Seymour - Plant density of canola in the low and medium rainfall regions of Western Australia (Paper)
Mark Seymour - Plant density of canola in the low and medium rainfall regions of Western Australia (Power Point)
Glen Riethmuller - Long term row spacing trials and stubble retention and implications for future development of varieties (Paper)
Glen Riethmuller - Long term row spacing trials and stubble retention and implications for future development of varieties (Power Point)

Session 5 - Varieties and Agronomy
Matt Davey - Canola National Variety Trial Results 2013 (Paper)
Matt Davey - Canola National Variety Trial Results 2013 (Power Point)
Bob French - Wheat variety response to dry sowing and seeding depth (Paper)
Bob French - Wheat variety response to dry sowing and seeding depth (Power Point)
Blakely Paynter - Barley cultivars differ in their protein concentration (Paper)
Blakely Paynter - Litmus barley – improved tolerance to soil acidity (Paper)
Blakely Paynter - Barley Variety Update (Power Point)

Session 6 - Grain Marketing
Jerome Critch - Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it (Paper)
Jerome Critch - Grain Marketing Strategies for Growers (Power Point)
Nathan Cattle - Grain Marketing Strategies for Growers (Power Point)
Ron Storey - The Changing Australian Grain Market Place (Power Point)
Luke Mathews - Global Agricultural Markets (Power Point)

Session 7 - Weed Management
Peter Newman - Aim for the narrowest possible row spacing (Paper)
Peter Newman - Aim for the narrowest possible row spacing (Power Point)
Grant Thompson - Controlling stacked resistant radish with herbicides (Paper)
Grant Thompson - Spray resistant radish early for best efficacy and yield (Paper)
Grant Thompson - Controlling stacked resistant radish with herbicides (Power Point)
Yoshiharu Fujii -Natural and environmentally friendly way of managing weeds without herbicides (Paper)
Yoshiharu Fujii - Natural and environmentally friendly way of managing weeds without herbicides (Power Point)

Session 8 - Plant Nutrition
Wayne Pluske - Best practice nutrient management beyond the rhetoric (Paper)

Wayne Pluske - Best practice nutrient management: beyond the rhetoric (Power Point) Wayne Pluske - Best practice nutrient management: beyond the rhetoric (Power Point) (2495 KB)


Bill Bowden - Should the gravel content of soils impact on your input management decisions (Paper)
Bill Bowden - Should the gravel content of soils impact on your input management decisions (Power Point)
Christian Nansen - Fertiliser strategies, drones and apps - new approaches to pest management (Paper) 
Christian Nansen - Fertiliser strategies, drones and apps - new approaches to pest management (Power Point)

Session 9 - Frost Management
Rebecca Jenkinson - Role of Stubble Management on the severity and duration of frost (Paper)
Rebecca Jenkinson - Role of Stubble Management on the severity and duration of frost (Power Point)

Session 10 - Grain Marketing
David Capper - Keeping the WA Growers Globally Competitive (Power Point)

Session 11 - Root Diseases
Sarah Collins - Root lesion nematode has a picnic in 2013 (Paper)
Sarah Collins - Root lesion nematode has a picnic in 2013 (Power Point)

Session 12 - Cropping Systems
David Hudson - The Onfarm Impact of GM Canola in NSW and Victoria (2008-2010) (Power Point)

Plenary 2
Dr Neoh Soon Bin - The Competitive Position of Australian Grain in SE Asian Markets (Power Point)

Breakfast Presentation
Mick Keogh - Productivity Improvement in the Grains Industry (Power Point)

Session 13 - Soil Acidity
Chris Gazey - 20 years of soil acidity RD and E in Western Australia - What have we learnt? (Paper)
Chris Gazey - 20 years of soil acidity RD and E in Western Australia - What have we learnt? (Power Point)
Craig Scanlan - Shifting investment from nutrients to lime and cultivation on acid soils is an immediate payback possible (Paper)
Craig Scanlan - Shifting investment from nutrients to lime and cultivation on acid soils is an immediate payback possible (Power Point)

Session 14 - Canola Disease Management
Khangura et al - Why Sclerotinia was so bad in 2013 (Paper)

Ravjit Khangura - Why Sclerotinia was so bad in 2013 (Power Point) Ravjit Khangura - Why Sclerotinia was so bad in 2013 (Power Point) (2107 KB)

Craig Topham - Sclerotinia, Experiences from the Central & North Midlands 2013 (Power Point) Craig Topham - Sclerotinia, Experiences from the Central & North Midlands 2013 (Power Point) (658 KB)

Richard Quinlan - Sclerotinia in Canola (Power Point) Richard Quinlan - Sclerotinia in Canola (Power Point) (1162 KB)

Rick Horbury - Management options for Sclerotinia in Canola (Power Point) Rick Horbury - Management options for Sclerotinia in Canola (Power Point) (1052 KB)

Craig Topham - Sclerotinia Strategies for 2014 (Power Point) Craig Topham - Sclerotinia Strategies for 2014 (Power Point) (895 KB)



Session 15 - Non Wetting Soils
Paul Blackwell - Smart no-till furrow sowing to optimise whole-farm profit on non-wetting soil (Paper)
Paul Blackwell - Smart no-till furrow sowing to profit from non-wetting soil (Power Point)
Derk Bakker - Management of non-wetting and crop nutrition of forest gravels (Paper)
Derk Bakker - Management of non-wetting and crop nutrition of forest gravels (Power Point)

Session 16 - Food Grains
Georgie Aley - A Comprehensive Nutrient Content Database of Grains and Legumes Produced in Australia (Paper)
Georgie Aley - A Comprehensive Nutrient Content Database of Grains and Legumes Produced in Australia (Power Point)
Clancy Michael - Lupins Seed to Food: breaking the nexus (Power Point)

Session 17 - Soil Acidity
Abul Hashem - Lime effects on the control of annual ryegrass and wild radish in low pH soils (Paper)
Abul Hashem - Lime effects on the control of annual ryegrass and wild radish in low pH soils (Power Point)
Mohammad Amjad - Tolerance of wheat varieties to soil acidity and soil aluminium (Paper)
Mohammad Amjad - Tolerance of wheat varieties to soil acidity and soil aluminium (Power Point)

Session 18 - Farming Systems
Ross Kingwell - A deeper understanding of farm productivity (Paper)
Ross Kingwell - A deeper understanding of farm productivity (Power Point)
Chris Geeves - BFDC Interrogator - the next chapter (Power Point)

Session 19 - Soil Moisture
Yvette Oliver - Measuring and managing soil water Who is doing what in WA (Paper)
Yvette Oliver - Measuring and managing soil water Who is doing what in WA (Power Point)
Frank D'Emden - Conserving and managing soil moisture (Paper)
Frank D'Emden - Conserving and managing soil moisture (Power Point)

System 20 - New Products and Services
Jeff Kraak - Fertcare Accredited Advisor - what is it all about and should I become one (Paper)
Jeff Kraak - Fertcare Accredited Advisor - what is it all about and should I become one (Power Point)
Michael Pengilley - ProductionWise yield modelling with APSIM (Power Point to be added)
Mic Fels - Out of the 'cloud' and into the paddock: making mobile devices work for the practical farmer (Power Point)
Mitch Tuffley - The importance and value of dual herbicide tolerant canola technology for WA growers into IWM strategies  (Paper)
Mitch Tuffley - The importance and value of dual herbicide tolerant canola technology for WA growers into IWM strategies (Power point to be added)

Plenary 3
Dr Greg Rebetzke - An extra 25% wheat yield by 2020? (Power Point)
Mike Ashworth - Glyphosate resistant wild radish (Power Point)

Papers submitted (Not Presented)

Amjad, Mohammad - Maximising wheat production through managing risks in dry and drying environments
Amjad, Mohammad - Managing wheat production systems through better agronomy and fungicide applications
Anderson, Geoff - Focus paddock project soil survey results of south-western Australia
Beard, Ciara - Potassium deficiency can make wheat more vulnerable to Septoria nodorum blotch and yellow spot
Borger, Catherine - Manipulating crop row orientation and crop density to suppress annual ryegrass
Clements, Jon - Warm season crops for cool season agriculture potential of beans and soybean
Curtin, Shackley - Delaying wheat flowering time through grazing to avoid frost damage
Curtin, Steve - An analysis of farming attitudes and practices in the medium and high rainfall areas of Southern WA

Dhammu, Harmohinder - Herbicide tolerance of Bannister and Williams Oats Dhammu, Harmohinder - Herbicide tolerance of Bannister and Williams Oats (138 KB)

Dhammu Harmohinder - Herbicide tolerance of PBA Barlock - a new Narrow Leafed Lupin variety Dhammu Harmohinder - Herbicide tolerance of PBA Barlock - a new Narrow Leafed Lupin variety (196 KB)

Ferris, David - Lupin yield when pasture cropped over Gatton panic at different seeding rates
Fisher, James - Regional Scenario Analysis of Farm Adaptation
Hagan, James - Profitable paddock rotations Is the choice of break crop costing you money
Hagan, James - Pasture cropping may improve whole farm profitability in mixed farming systems in the Northern Agricultural Region
Hills, Andrea - Seed dressings to control loose smut in Hindmarsh barley
Jayasena, Kithsiri - Novel management of barley powdery mildew in the presence of fungicide resistance
Khangura, Ravjit - Fungicide options for managing blackleg in canola

Kraak, Jeff - Urea spread patterns shows a high level of variation Kraak, Jeff - Urea spread patterns shows a high level of variation (272 KB)

Lawes, Roger - Comparing different crop and pasture sequences
Malik, Raj - Commander a new high yielding malting barley
Meldrum, Alan - New pulse varieties for more profit -Chickpea variety yields 2013
Meldrum, Alan - New pulse varieties for more profit-Field pea variety performance in 2013
Meldrum. Alan - New pulse varieties for more profit-Lupin variety performance in 2013

Neauhaus, Andreas - Is extension moving away from sciene Neauhaus, Andreas - Is extension moving away from sciene (378 KB)

Neuhaus, Andreas - Integrating soil and plant tissue tests
Parker, Wayne - Break crops being sown onto unsuitable soils unsuspectingly
Regan, Kerry - Grains Industry Capacity audit
Riethmuller, Glen - Physical and chemical weed control in wide row lupins
Russell, Jeff - Managing pest threats to the WA Grains Industry
Schoknecht, Noel - Report card on sustainable natural resource use in agriculture
Severtson, Dusty - Non-random distribution of cabbage aphids in canola
Shankar, Manisha - A novel reliable method of field screening for yellow spot resistance
Sharma, Darshan - Recovery following early water deficit in April sown wheat and canola
Sharma, Darshan et al - A Traffic Light System (TLS) for comparing constraints affecting grain yield in wheat
Sivapalan, Siva - Effect of planting date on grain yield of selected rice cultivars grown in the Ord
Sivapalan, Siva - Measurement of deep percolation losses under flooded rice system in Cununurra clay soil
Thomas, Geoff - Monitoring barley powdery mildew resistance
Valentine, Christiaan - Summer sowing of serradella into sub-tropical perennial grasses
Zhang, Heping - Yield performance of open-pollinated and hybrid TT RR and lT canola in the low and high rainfall areas of WA


2014 GRDC & DAFWA Regional Updates
Grower Group
Date Time Venue Contact
Liebe Group
Wednesday, 5th March, 2014
8:30am - 5pm
Dalwallinu Recreation Centre
Sarah Tholstrup
Email: sarah@liebegroup.org.au
Phone: 08 9661 0570
Web: www.liebegroup.org.au
Facey Group
Thursday, 6th March, 2014
TBC half day
Wickepin Community Centre
Felicity Taylor
Email: eo@faceygroup.org.au
Phone: 08 9888 1223
Web: www.faceygroup.org.au
Mingenew-Irwin Group
Thursday, 6th March, 2014
9am - 5pm + dinner
MIG Sports Club
Sheila Charlesworth
Email: sheila@mig.org.au
Phone: 08 9928 1645
Web: www.mingenew-irwin.asn.au
West Midlands Group
Friday, 7th March, 2014
8:30am - 5pm
Badgingara Community Hall
Anne Wilkins
Email: anne@wmgroup.org.au
Phone: 08 9651 4008
Web: www.wmgroup.org.au
Southern Dirt
Thursday, 13th March, 2014
12pm - 5pm followed by social
Katanning Recreation Centre
Pip Crook
Email: eo@southerndirt.com.au
Phone: 08 9831 1074
Web: www.southerndirt.com.au
Bodallin Catchment Group
Monday, 17th March, 2014
Starting at 10am
Moorine Rock Tennis Club
Rebecca Maddock
Email: admin@yilgarn.wa.gov.au
Phone: 08 9049 1001
Web: www.bodallin.gga.org.au
RAIN Tuesday, 18th March, 2014
10am - 5pm
Ravensthorpe Entertainment Centre
Elisa Spengler
Email: rainoffice@westnet.com.au
Phone: 08 9838 1018
Web: www.rain.org.au
Northern Agri Group
Thursday, 20th March, 2014
12pm - 4:30pm + social
Binnu Community Hall
Kyra Simkin
Email: northernagrigroup@bigpond.com
Phone: 0427 361 078
Web: www.northagri.gga.org.au
North Mallee Farm Improvement Group
Thursday, 20th March, 2014
8:30am - 5pm followed by BBQ dinner
Salmon Gums Golf Club
Lee Chester
Email: lee.chester@agric.wa.gov.au
Phone: 08 9083 1111
Web: www.northmallee.gga.org.au
Stirlings to Coast
Thursday, 20th March, 2014
10am - 5pm + social
Kendenup Lodge
Heather Adams
Email: heatheradams.ohcg@bigpond.com
Phone: 08 9854 1051
Web: www.stirlingstocoastfarmers.gga.org.au