2018 Crop Progression Victoria

2018 Crop Progression Victoria

Location: Wychitella

Paddock Description: The most distant block from home base

Crop: Wheat

Variety: Grenade CL Plus

Date Crop Sown: 6/6/18

Soil Quality: Self mulching black soils

Moisture Profile: Top 30cm dry, next 30-70cm about 40%. Large cracks evident in the paddock.

Previous Crop: Canola stubble and the year before wheat

This season, in conjunction with a grain growing family near Wychitella Victoria, the Victorian team is visually documenting a wheat crop each month from sowing to harvest.

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Report 1: 6th June 2018

Pre-Sowing Rain: 

  • January 2018 = 0 mm
  • Feb 2018 = 10.4 mm
  • Mar 2018 = 7.8 mm
  • Apr 2018 = 5.4 mm
  • May 2018 = 31.3 mm

Sowing Rates:

  • 75kg/ha Wheat (Grenade CL Plus)
  • 72kg/ha DAP