Organic Insights Magazine Summer 2019

Treatment- Almonds

Control - Almonds

Buddissection March2018

Control

Treatment

SapCa level (ppm) ‐TableGrapes

100 150 200 250 300 350

0 50

22‐Oct‐17 01‐Nov‐17 11‐Nov‐17 21‐Nov‐17 01‐Dec‐17 11‐Dec‐17 21‐Dec‐17 31‐Dec‐17 10‐Jan‐18 20‐Jan‐18 30‐Jan‐18

Strawberries Trial

Caos‐XT+SuperKelp

Control

Goal - Improve maturity for earlier harvest, higher brix, improve yield Result - 30% increase in yield, biggest increase in 1st harvest, higher brix SAMPLEHARVEST Fruit#/0.25m 2

9.38

0 2 4 6 8 10

6.6875

Location: Researcher: History:

WA Mandre Nortje Start date 13/08/19

4

Control Treated

Control

SuperKelp Organic-P

Treatment Program

Rhino High Tech (foliar) + Batallon (fertigate) Bombardier Sugar (foliar and fertigate) Bombardier (foliar and fertigate) Rhino High Tech (foliar) + Batallon (fertigate) Bombardier Sugar (foliar and fertigate) Bombardier (foliar and fertigate)

Week1: Week 2: Week 3: Week 4: Week 5: Week 6:

Averageberryweight (g/10berries)

33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42

Results: 30% yield increase - 140% increase on 1st pick, higher brix Control SuperKelp+CaosXT

PotatoVitalearth&CompostTrialSetup

AssessmentDate Measurement

Control

Treated

Legend

Bay1+2 TotalArea -0.96Ha No compost NoVitalearth Bay3

22/08/19 29/08/19

Weight Weight

2.5kg 4.5kg

6kg

1 2 3 4 5

4.1kg

4/09/19

Weight

2.61kg

2.46kg

TotalArea -0.72Ha VitalEarth@250 kg/Ha (topdress+ incorporated) Bay4 TotalArea -0.76Ha Compost@20m^3/Ha (topdress+ incorporated) VitalEarth@250Kg/Ha (topdress+ incorporated) Bay5 TotalArea -1Ha Compost@20m^3/Ha (topdress+ incorporated)

Compost

VitalEarth

Untreated

Untreated

29/08/19 4/09/19

Brix Brix

8.2 7.2

8.9

Compost+VitalEarth

8

1st pick - 140% yield increase

Humus26 reduces leafburnwhenusingUAN ‐lettuce

TotalTrialArea -3.5Ha

0.00 0.50 1.00 1.50 2.00 2.50 3.00 3.50 4.00 4.50

Control

Treated

Urea

UAN

UAN+Humus26 (3%)

Treated

Control

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Canola yield - average yield/plot (kg)

1.2

% increase inharvestweightwith treatment versus control

100%

1.0

29.8%

23.7%

80%

0.8

60%

0.6

40%

20%

0.4

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14

0.2

0

Sabel-X (1x)

Control

Sabel-X (2x)

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