WANTFA Centre for Stubble Retention Research Cunderdin
WANTFA Centre for Stubble Retention Research Site is the foremost agronomic trial site in Western Australia commencing in 2010 at Cunderdin after 10 years at Meckering. The WANTFA Centre for Stubble Retention Research has a dual focus. That is, to train students and growers, and to showcase short and medium term research related to conservation farming technology. The purpose of sharing trial and demonstration findings is to assist grower decision making, increase yields and improve no till practices.
With GRDC support, WANTFA have been able to develop a no-till and conservation farming site of excellence that has earned an Australia-wide reputation with farmers, scientists, researchers and agricultural industry personnel.
A produce a collaborative centre of excellence providing a focus point that will foster research, development and extension of conservation farming techniques.
A post seeding field walk will be held on July 14th 2010..
Hosted tour groups on demand.
Length of the project: Meckering site closed in 2009. New Cunderdin site opened in 2010.
Funding body: GRDC