Sown 07 Nov 2013

SOUTH PADDOCK
Planting of hemp 7th November 2013 one month late.
Wettest October since 1947.
Ten weeks growing period 16th Jan 2014.
Monday 4th Nov – Spray off with round-up by Michael – Area 1.86Ha

Wednesday 6th Nov – Plough by John
Thursday 7th Nov –

  • Take soil test – Dan – Roberts $100
  • Spread 5 tonne dolomite – Circular Head Dolomite $
  • Spread 20 tonne lime-sand $
  • Spread 1.5 tonne fertiliser 10N 11P 15 K by Tas (10-14-14 Peter)
  • Clean seed – 5mm sieve by  David
  • Rotera/sow by John 160kg/Ha (59% germination applied 320kg on 2Ha ca 80kg viable seed per Ha)

Friday 7th Nov – 40mm rainfall – by Nature $0

Seed  Need soil pH > 6

  • Seed harvest Michael 400kg 59% viable  2nd Apr 2013 –  $
  • Seed drying – David, Harry and Ray
  • Seed winnowing – David
  • Seed storage / drying – Heazlewood
  • Seed cleaning 5mm sieve – David.

NORTH PADDOCK

  • Silage 53 bales
  • 30 tonne dolomite / lime
  • Plant peas and oats manure crop

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