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Tamworth, NSW

Site Introduction

Located in North East New South Wales, our Tamworth Research Farm is the perfect place to view the latest trials involving a range of exciting & innovative solutions we have to offer and get an insight into the production and potential of our growing range of crop protection products and seeds portfolio.


Trials this year include:

  • BASF canola varieties
  • BASF Podguard
  • ILevo seed treatment in canola northeast
  • LibertyLink canola & Liberty herbicide efficacy
  • BASF wheat varieties
  • Luximax herbicide under wheat
  • Voraxor herbicide under cereals 
  • Voraxor herbicide for use in fallow
  • Versys insecticide in cereals and canola

Tamworth Site Update - September

Site at a glance

Sowing date: 13-19 May 2021
Conditions at Sowing: Good – sowing into moisture, friable soil
Soil Type: Various ranging from light loam to heavy clay
Crop focus: Wheat, durum, barley, oats, canola, chickpeas, faba beans, field peas, fallow
Weed/Disease focus: Grass weeds, broadleaf weeds, and various diseases
Product focus: Canola varieties & traits, wheat varieties, Liberty herbicide, Luximax and Voraxor herbicide

Plot performance

Faba beans Untreated Control
Untreated Control

Variety: Nasma
Sowing Date: 18th May 2021
Spraying Date: 18th May 2021
Weeds present: Deadnettle & wireweed

 

 

 

Faba beans Voraxor
Voraxor

Rate: 200 mL/ha
Variety: Nasma
Sowing Date: 18th May 2021
Spraying Date: 18th May 2021
Weeds present: Deadnettle & wireweed

Faba beans Reflex
Reflex

Rate: 1250 mL/ha
Variety: Nasma
Sowing Date: 18th May 2021
Spraying Date: 18th May 2021
Weeds present: Deadnettle & wireweed

Faba beans Balance+Simazine
Balance + Simazine

Rate: 100mL/ha + 1100mLha
Variety: Nasma
Sowing Date: 18th May 2021
Spraying Date: 18th May 2021
Weeds present: Deadnettle & wireweed

Site Contact

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    Innovation site

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