Sowing

Timely and efficient sowing provides the foundation of a successful crop. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development provides up-to-date seasonal forecasting information which enables growers to plan their crop production from seeding to harvest. The department conducts research into the agronomic requirements of a range of crops to provide information on sowing with particular reference to timing, machinery, environmental conditions and paddock preparation.

Articles

  • Albus lupin (Lupinus albus) has been grown commercially in WA since about 1982, when the variety Kiev Mutant was released.

  • The Crop Sequence Calculator is an online tool to compare crop sequence options. The tool is based on trial results and historic data from Western Australia.

  • Flower Power is an online tool to predict wheat flowering times of up to three different varieties at the same time and the risk of frost or heat stress in your location.

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