Mapping Soil PH and Phosphorous

14 November, 2016

Grid soil sampling allows fertiliser and soil ameliorants to be applied in a more targeted manner, which has the potential to prevent over-liming and reduce costs. Precision Agriculture is a business that provides soil sampling and data management. One of … Continue reading


Yield Mapping Tips – Harvest 2015

17 November, 2015

Yield mapping is an effective way to capture crop performance, providing a measure of total production from each paddock, plus the variation within paddocks. Yield maps are particularly useful for on-farm trials of new varieties, fertilisers, fungicides or other crop … Continue reading


Decontaminating Boom Sprays – Sulfonylureas

12 June, 2013

Chemical residue in boom sprays poses an ever present risk requiring constant management and attention. Of particular concern are residues of sulfonylurea (SU) herbicides, which have the potential to cause significant damage to canola crops, even at very low concentrations. … Continue reading


Bourgault 3320 Paralink Airseeder

10 May, 2013

Bourgault 3320 Paralink Airseeder on 300mm row spacing with midrow banding discs travelling at 10 km/hr sowing barley into a wheat stubble at Urana NSW May 2013           Hydraulic tyne, pneumatic press wheel with mid row banding … Continue reading


Horwood Bagshaw Airseeder with Prickle Chains

10 July, 2012

Horwood Bagshaw tyne with prickle chain on ? mm row spacing travelling at 12 km/hr sowing wheat into a canola stubble at The Rock, NSW, May 2012.           Phoenix ganged prickle chains mounted on airseeder bar, tow behind … Continue reading


Smale Airseeder- modified with paired press wheels

26 June, 2012

Smale bar – modified on 250 mm row spacing travelling at 8 km/hr sowing wheat into a wheat stubble at Barmedman, NSW, May 2012.           Smale tyne design, Manutech paired press wheel           … Continue reading


Smale Airseeder with knife points and paired press wheels

26 June, 2012

Smale airseeder with Manutec press wheels on 333 mm row spacing travelling at 12 km/hr sowing wheat into a wheat stubble at Lockhart, NSW, May 2012.           Paddock conditions before sowing             Paddock … Continue reading


Simplicity SeedMaster Airseeder with knife points and press wheels

26 June, 2012

Simplicity SeedMaster airseeder with knife point and press wheel on 250 mm row spacing travelling at 8 km/hr sowing wheat into a wheat stubble at Coolamon, NSW, May 2012.           Tyne assembly raised         … Continue reading


Serafin Ultisow single disc seeder

26 June, 2012

Serafin Ultisow disc seeder sowing wheat into fallow ground travelling at 12 km/hr at Deniliquin, NSW, May 2012.                 Disc assembly, note alignment of covering disc with sowing disc           … Continue reading


Multi Farming Systems Planter

26 June, 2012

Multi Farming Systems (Banana) Planter on 333 mm row spacing travelling at 10 km/hr near Nyngan, NSW.             Parallelogram type design with press wheel setting sowing depth, leading coulters fitted             Paddock conditions … Continue reading