FarmLink Spitfire Wheat Harvest 2014

FarmLink Spitfire Wheat Update

Summary

The Spitfire Wheat in paddock 5a was harvested on 28-29th November 2014. The paddock averaged 3.39t/ha and was graded H2 and APH2. Protein ranged between 12.0 – 13.8, screenings 1.8 – 3.3, test weight 77 – 79.

ProductionWise November Simulation Results

The final ProductionWise simulation forecasted 3.7t/ha, an accuracy of 91%.

Yield Forecast (t/ha) Biomass (kg/ha) GSR (mm) Growth Stage

3.7

9,443

212

Z90


Topdressing Scenario Planning

Urea was applied to the paddock on 14th July at the rate of 100 kg/ha. Below are the yield forecasts from different Urea rates if they were applied on the same day.

Urea 150 (t/ha) Urea 100 (t/ha) Urea 50 (t/ha) Urea 0 (t/ha)

 3.74

3.70

 3.50

 3.44


Gross Margin Analysis (H2)

Gross Margin ($/ha) Breakeven Yield (t/ha) Breakeven Price ($)

454

 1.89

169 


Temora Paddock

Crop Setting Paddock Setting
Crop Type Spitfire Wheat Area 23.8 ha
Sowing Date 13th May 2014 Elevation 271 m
Sowing Rate 60 kg/ha Slope 0.1
Row Spacing 300 mm Aspect E
Implement Knife points + press wheels Soil PAWC 147 mm
Plant Density  126 (p/m2) Soil Characterisation Red Chromosol (No. 913)

FarmLink Paddock 5a


Paddock Diary

Paddock Operations Climate
Soil Test 16/01/14 NO3 = 37, NH4 = 12 (mg/kg) Annual Rainfall 2014 457 mm
Spraying 14/03/14 Roundup, Amicide, LI 700 Soil Moisture @ Sowing 40 mm
Spraying 09/05/14 Roundup, Goal, LI 700 Growing Season Rainfall 212 mm
Sowing 13/05/14 MAP 50 kg/ha Last Frost 20th Sep (-1°C)
Spraying 13/05/14 Gramoxone, Sakura Soil Moisture late November 5 mm
Spraying 30/05/14 Fastac Duo, Dimethoate November SOI -10
Spraying 04/07/14 Igran, MCPA, Ally

Similar SOI Seasons

1963, 1965, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1997, 2009

Topdressing 14/07/14 Urea 100 kg/ha

Operations & Climate November


APSIM

Yield Forecast Crop Status (28 Nov)
80th Percentile 3.70 t/ha Growth Stage Z90
Median 3.70 t/ha NDVI 0.29
20th Percentile 3.64 t/ha Total Biomass  9443 kg/ha

APSIM & NDVI November

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