Canola Seeding Olympics
A farm scale trial analysing establishment of Pioneer 43Y23 Canola comparing 4 seeding bars and 3 seeding depths. Funded by COGGO and supported by North East Farming Futures.
Seeding Event Footage - compiled by Wayne Parker, DAFWA
Trial undertaken by Yuna Farm Improvement Group. Project funded by Council of Grain Growers Organisations.
1.58 - DBS bar 12inch tine spacings with single chute
2.28 - John Deere 1830 bar with 15inch tine spacings
2.59 - Modified DBS bar 12inch tine spacings with splitters and wide press wheel
3.33 - Morris Contour 2 Bar - 40ft with 12inch spacing, double shoot
YFIG incoporated women's agronomy education with plant counts and canola seeding depths.
A group of women from Yuna took the opportunity to participate in valuable research for their local farming systems, while raising money for their local P&C.