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All in 1 planter bed former
Morellini all in 1 planter and bed former
2 in 1 harvester front
From powerhaul to billet planter
North Clarence Innovative Planting Group Converting a powerhaul to a self propelled dual row billet planter to improve billet planter efficiency for...
Zero till peanuts
Sustainable Sugar and Peanut Agriculture Pty Ltd Managing the issues related to growing peanuts in uncultivated cane trash blanket fallow
Elevator extension and modification
Sarina Sustainable Farmers Doug Petersen modified the elevator by moving the secondary extractor closer to the machine, and attaching an elevator...
Rear steerable axle on haulout
Deguara Harvesting Group - modified a McLean 14 tonne elevating bin with steerable axles to reduce compaction at row entry and exit
NSW bin levelling arm
NSW Farming Systems Group - developed a levelling arm for the truck transport bins
Precision Mill Mud Applicator
Maryborough Precision Farming Group - developed a precision mill mud applicator to apply 50t per hectare directly on the beds
Silkwood Drainage Board - this group are testing a number of different designs of sediment traps
Mackay Fibre Producers - MFP have tested a variety of different fibre and legume crops in rotation with sugar cane
2m Harvester modifications
Sighn Harvesting Group - this group have modified a wheelie machine to a 2m system
Coulters for red volcanic soils
Innisfail Babinda Sustainable Farmers - this group have modified Milne coulters to work through trash in red volcanic soils
Using compost as fertiliser
Advanced Nutrient Solutions - are using compost as an alternative fertiliser source for their cane crops. They have also developed a sub-surface...
Machinery modifications 2008-09
This gallery shows some of the machinery modifications made by GGIP groups during the 2008-09 financial year
Bed Shape Trial
The Calen and St Helens Young Farmers group compared their conventional planting system to a round shape preformed bed, and to a flat top preformed...
Improving soil health in dryland farms
The Conningsby dryland farmers group compared their conventional planting method to zero tillage and minimum tillage systems, as well as investigated ...
Testing Frost Tolerance
This project aimed to trial artificial freeze testing of varieties in the advanced stages of selection to determine the degree of natural resistance...