Tri-Culture™ Summer Trial 2018/19

2018/19 Summer Tri-Culture Trial

Steve Lanyon

Location: Boort, Victoria
Crop: Maize (Grain)
Rate: 2 L/ha with SLTEC® Corn Popup™ at 100 L/ha  via furrow jets at sowing
Comparison: SLTEC® Corn Popup™ at 100 L/ha via furrow jets at sowing

Results

Trial was conducted as a side-by-side
ControlTri-Culture™
Area (ha)0.30.1
Yield (t/ha)13.6414.60

Yield difference is 0.96 t/ha

Return on investment:

The addition of SLTEC® Tri-Culture had a ROI of 1 : 5

An additional income of $364 / ha
*Maize price at $450/t on farm price

2018/19 Summer Tri-Culture Trial

Ian Hamano

Location: Byrneside, Victoria
Crop: Maize (Grain)
Rate: 2 L/ha with SLTEC® SS 10:14:0 + Zn 80 L/ha at sowing
Comparison: SLTEC® SS 10:14:0 + Zn – 80 L/ha at sowing

Results

Trial was conducted as a side-by-side
ControlTri-Culture™
Area (ha)55
Yield (t/ha)15.0016.00

Yield difference is 1.0 t/ha

Additional Notes:

Yield monitor data has showed an increase of grain yield of at least 1.0 t/ha over the untreated paddock.

*Ian predicts that the yield monitor showed an increase of at least 1.1 t/ha more than the untreated.

The treated area showed more biomass, and stayed green for longer.