Current and future WANTFA research

  • ·The long-term site at Cunderdin looking at improving no-till cropping systems
  • ·Carbon Farming Initiative project over 3 sites (Cunderdin, Bolgart and Beacon)
  • ·Innovative ways to introduce more break crops into rotations (Meckering)
  • ·Dry seeding – ways of improving the management and risks around seeding cereals dry
  • ·Research into farm level adaptation strategies to a variable and changing climate
  • ·The impacts of fallow stubble grazing and stubble retention on following crops
  • ·Weed management and herbicide resistance
  • ·Summer Crops – the possibilities of making a profit and the impacts on the following crop
  • ·Plus more than 20 independent trials at the Cunderdin site displayed at the field days

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Browse the links on the right to find out more about some of the projects, and check out the news and events sections