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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

2022

Site at a glance

Sowing date: 20 May 2022
Conditions at Sowing: 5-10mm rain week before sowing, 270mm total since January
Soil Type: Black Dermosol
Crop focus: Cereals, pulses, canola, fallow
Weed/Disease focus: Deadnettle, Milkthistle, Wireweed, Bindweed, Annual ryegrass, Wild oats
Product focus: Voraxor Herbicide, Luximax Herbicide, Frequency Herbicide, Nodulaid, Liberty Link Technology, BAS751 (new fungicide with Revysol active)

Site Contact

Interested in attending a field walk?

If you’re interested in attending a face-to-face field walk at our Tamworth Innovation Site, please complete the form below and a member of our team will be in touch shortly. 

*Note: Lunch will be provided from 12pm on both days
On the evening of Tuesday, 23rd August BASF is hosting a casual dinner and drinks evening. Would you like to attend?
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2021

Site at a glance 2021

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 2021

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

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