Yield Prophet in the Upper North

The Yield Prophet program allows crop yield prospects to be updated regularly as the season progresses. It utilises initial soil conditions along with up to the minute climatic data to produce comprehensive outputs on crop stage, yield probabilities, nutrition, water balance and heat shock and frost likelihoods using the APSIM crop simulation model. Funding Body:…

Rural Business Management 101 Upskilling the women of the Upper North in Sustainable and Productive Farming Principles

The upskilling program will involve a women only series of workshops, delivered largely by women, to create a positive learning environment where women can ask questions in a nonthreatening setting. Topics covered will include: Agronomy, Precision Agriculture, Sustainable Farming Practices, Product Marketing and Business Management. Funding Body: National Landcare Program SAGIT Project Duration: 2016 -…

Post Pasture Cropping Phase Demonstrations

This project will increase no-till practice adoption rates by engaging 60 farmers to visit a demonstration site in their district to inspect and discuss the results of no-till versus conventional post pasture tillage practices on plant establishment in a post pasture phase of a cropping & livestock rotation. The Group is working to reduce cultivating…