2018 Crop Progression Victoria
Paddock Description: The most distant block from home base
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
- January 2018 = 0 mm
- Feb 2018 = 10.4 mm
- Mar 2018 = 7.8 mm
- Apr 2018 = 5.4 mm
- May 2018 = 31.3 mm
- 75kg/ha Wheat (Grenade CL Plus)
- 72kg/ha DAP
Report 2: 8th August 2018
Rain since last report:
- June 2018 = 37 mm
- July 2018 = 24.6 mm
- Aug (1st – 8th) 2018 = 27 mm
Post Sowing Treatments:
- None – looking to apply WC 13th August