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Eastern Eyre Peninsula
growers Nigel and Julie Schiller were the recent winners of InterGrain’s South
Australian Emu Rock seed purchase competition and were thrilled to win the $500
Flight Centre voucher prize.
and Julie farm near Cowell in South Australia and purchased a tonne of Emu Rock
seed this year from Cleve Rural Traders to bulk-up for next season, with the
intention of adding the short season variety to their wheat variety portfolio.
InterGrain launched the Emu Rock SA competition in March and are
extremely pleased with the amount of seed sold this year and the number of
growers who took the next step to enter the online competition for their chance
Emu Rock has been available to growers in the eastern states for
two years now and has consistently yielded well in both NVT and broadacre
and Julie made the decision to purchase a tonne of Emu Rock seed as they were
attracted to not only the variety’s solid yield performance but also its AH
said, “I’m looking for a reliable variety that performs well in a range of
commented that he liked the large grain size which he considers particularly
valuable if you have a late break or tight finish.
disease front Emu Rock’s good stripe rust resistance (MR-MS) also appealed to
Nigel and he said the variety’s useful yellow spot resistance (MS) will be
handy for wheat on wheat rotations.
the Schiller’s are happy with how the season in Cowell is progressing. The
early break and good follow-up autumn rains have set the year up well and they
look forward to keeping an eye on Emu Rock’s performance this year.