Bulmer Farm Walk May 2015

Missed the Bulmer Farm Walk on 21 May 2015? Catch up on reduced tillage options in vegetables in this video from Jeanette Servers of Good Fruit & Vegetable.‚Äč

A farm walk at Lindenow in southeast Victoria recently brought people from as far afield as Tasmania to discuss  best cultivation practice on several vegetable farms, focusing on tillage.

Stuart Grigg, (Stuart Grigg Ag-Hort Consulting) provides an overview of the reduced tillage project and the tillage treatments1. Conventional-tillage (disk, rip, rotary-hoe and bed form); 2. reduced till (rotary-hoe and bed form); 3. No-till (no tillage between crops)

1:23 Ben Winter (Stuart Grigg Ag-Hort Consulting) provides an overview of the crop management and yield from the three soil management treatments.

8:05 Kelvin Montagu (AHR) talks about the impact of the cultivation levels on the soil after 10 months.

10:03 Daniel Hammond (Bulmer Farms operation manager) talks about introducing reduced tillage practices into the farm.