Lime incorporation into poor performing, acidic soil patches within the paddock, East Yuna 2016 trial report

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The purpose of this trial was to determine the value of large amounts of lime, and the influence of deep ripping, on the poor soil patches within paddocks.

Trial details

Trial details
Property Westons, East Yuna
Soil type Red loamy sand
Paddock rotation 2014 wheat, 2015 wheat, 2016 wheat
Treatments 2015 - Lime: 0, 6, 10t/ha
2015 - Incorporation: Nil, Deep ripper (before lime was spread), 12” sweep on 11” spacing, Deep ripper + sweep
Replicates Six
Growing season rainfall 2016 - Second season (Wandana rainfall station) January – March 22mm
April – September 198mm

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