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Wimmera & Mallee Region

Farm scale demonstrations with selected Birchip Cropping Group (BCG) members
Where North West Victoria
Start date March 2020
End date Decembre 2022
Area 400 km radius of Birchip, Victoria
Main crops Wheat, barley, canola & pulses
Stackeholders BCG, Farmers.
Services EO seivices for nutrient management & EO services to estimate crop development and yield potential

This pilot regions aims to work with BCG members who predominately farm dryland and/or irrigated crops. BCG will work closely with growers to collect data in the field to validate the services provided by the COALA project as well as compare it to existing tools such as Yield Prophet®. Three farmers will be identified as ‘champions’ with case studies developed to provide extension material.