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Agricom training august 2010


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Agricom training august 2010

  1. 1. Agricom Seminar August 2010 Good times ahead
  2. 2. Agenda for the morning <ul><li>Introduction - Mark </li></ul><ul><li>Spitfire rape - Al </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow fleshed main crop Swede - Al </li></ul><ul><li>Awnless Barley (CRBA131) - Elton </li></ul><ul><li>Fodder Beet – What’s new discussion Dez </li></ul><ul><li>Trial Update - Geoff </li></ul><ul><li>New material (Demo & pre commercial seed 2011) – Mark & Al </li></ul><ul><li>General discussion </li></ul>
  3. 4. Spitfire Rape <ul><li>Medium-Tall rape </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>10cm shorter than Greenland/Interval </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Taller than Winfred </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Very high yielding </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For spring/summer 90-100 days </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ideal for the autumn rape market </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Very good second regrowth potential when grazing management is not to hard </li></ul><ul><li>Has a consistently low dry matter stem (The lowest) </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent aphid tolerance </li></ul>
  4. 14. Spitfire Other older rape sown side by side in the same paddock Hawkes Bay rape crop late summer 2010
  5. 15. Spitfire summary <ul><li>Fully Commercial ex harvest 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Industry leader for aphid tolerance </li></ul><ul><li>Ideal for set stocking and less intensive rotations </li></ul><ul><li>Good choice if planning to undersow in the autumn </li></ul><ul><li>Leading option as a late summer sown winter crop </li></ul>
  6. 16. New yellow fleshed main crop Swede (Name pending) <ul><li>Similar to Dominion for yield and type </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow fleshed early to mid maturity </li></ul><ul><li>Medium to low DM% bulb </li></ul><ul><li>Very low necking </li></ul><ul><li>Very high dry rot tolerance </li></ul>
  7. 17. 05-06 06-07
  8. 18. 05-06 06-07
  9. 19. 05-06 06-07
  10. 21. New yellow fleshed main crop Swede (Name pending) <ul><li>Seed available for field evaluation only Spring 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>We believe there will be 2 year cross over with Dominion after which it will be a complete replacement </li></ul><ul><li>Key message = new Swede is an upgrade on Dominion for dry rot tolerance </li></ul>
  11. 22. New Awnless Barley (CRBA 131)
  12. 23. Trial And Evaluation
  13. 24. CBRA 131 <ul><li>Hooded/awnless is a genetic trait not GE </li></ul><ul><li>Same maturity as County </li></ul><ul><li>Appears to have superior straw strength </li></ul><ul><li>Will be in PFR trials against all current material, Marton and W h anganui sites </li></ul><ul><li>Awnless prevents mouth penetration on young stock/deer </li></ul>
  14. 26. Whole-crop Relative Yield (100 = 13.4 tDM/ha)
  15. 29. Discussion on Fodder Beet
  16. 30. Late Jan 2010
  17. 31. Late Jan 2010 - Napier
  18. 32. Autumn Grazing - 2010
  19. 33. Monro at Bankside 16 June 2010
  20. 34. Trial Update Geoff Smith
  21. 35. Objectives <ul><li>Trial pre commercial cultivars in different environments </li></ul><ul><li>Compare commercial and pre commercial lines against competitor products </li></ul><ul><li>Collect important seasonal yield data </li></ul>
  22. 37. 4 th year of trial sown in autumn 2007
  23. 38. Commando AR37 Extreme AR6
  24. 39. Commando AR37 ONE50 AR1
  25. 41. Commando AR37 Alto AR1
  26. 45. ONE 50 AR1 ONE 50 AR37
  27. 47. ONE50 AR37 Commando AR37 Extreme AR37
  28. 48. Revolution AR1 Impact AR1 ONE50 AR1
  29. 49. ONE50 AR1 Commando AR37
  30. 52. Halo AR37 Halo AR37 Bealey NEA2
  31. 54. Halo AR37 Banquet Endo 5 Bealey NEA2
  32. 58. Halo AR37 ONE50 AR37 Ohau AR37
  33. 59. <ul><ul><li>Lines fully commercial or partially released / Demo </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ONE 50 AR37 </li></ul><ul><li>Large Leaved white clover </li></ul><ul><li>PG1212 AR37 diploid perennial </li></ul><ul><li>PG255 AR37 Italian ryegrass </li></ul>What’s new Ex harvest 2011
  34. 60. Next Generation Large leaved white clover
  35. 61. New Generation Large Leaved White clover <ul><li>Defined by two standout characteristics; </li></ul><ul><li>A lift in dry matter production </li></ul><ul><li>A lift in persistence for leaf size </li></ul>
  36. 62. GC216 Performance of GC216 under cattle grazing (2004-2008) in Manawatu
  37. 63. GC216 Performance of GC216 under cattle grazing in the Manawatu (2005-08)
  38. 64. Performance of GC216 under dairy grazing and drought recovering in the Waikato (2005-2008) GC216
  39. 65. PG1212 AR37 <ul><li>Diploid Long rotation ryegrass with AR37 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5% seeds small awns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>+12 days (early late) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>general purpose perennial type ryegrass </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Breeding diverse genetic based </li></ul><ul><li>50% Impact reselection with AR37 </li></ul><ul><li>25% upgraded Kingston type </li></ul><ul><li>25% Hillary, Samson and Extreme </li></ul><ul><li>3. Tall, dense and fine (Looks good) </li></ul><ul><li>4. Wide spread of production and highly productive with very good late winter and September growth </li></ul>
  40. 68. PG1212 AR37 summary <ul><li>limited ex harvest 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Fully Commercial ex harvest 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Key message = A very robust diverse 12 day latter heading general purpose perennial ryegrass which looks the goods </li></ul>
  41. 69. PG255 AR37 1. Diploid Italian with AR37 3. Good winter, strong spring and very good total production, becomes stronger over time 4. Lower aftermath heading for an true Italian 2. Bred from combination of genetics including Warrior with focus on persistence production in second winter as a broadleaf type 5. Ideal fits in the market a. Under sowing in dairy (Waikato) b. Dairy support
  42. 70. Crusader <ul><li>Photos 12 March 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>There had been Stem Weevil this season </li></ul>PG255 AR37
  43. 71. Crusader <ul><li>Photos 12 March 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>There had been Stem Weevil this season </li></ul>PG255 AR37 Breeding Line
  44. 72. Crusader
  45. 73. PG255 NIL New Warrior
  46. 74. PG255 AR37 New Warrior
  47. 75. PG255 AR37 summary <ul><li>Limited volume ex harvest 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Fully Commercial ex harvest 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Key message = Very persistent Italian (with and without AR37) with very good second year winter activity and a broad leaf </li></ul>
  48. 76. New product preview from Agricom for the 2010-2011 season <ul><li>Agricom has a comprehensive portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>New genetics is being identified all the time we will all ways have new options coming through </li></ul><ul><li>Over the next three years there will be more class leading products to be introduced and supported </li></ul>