Welcome to Hart

Agricultural research and extension since 1982


Our Values   Our purpose   Our vision


Hart is South Australia’s premier agronomic field trial site, managed by farmers and industry professionals to provide independent research that is timely, relevant and unbiased, as well as cutting edge and innovative.

Located between Blyth and Brinkworth in South Australia’s Mid-North, Hart is situated on 40 hectares owned by the Hart Field-Site Group Inc.

Our event calendar begins with our annual Getting The Crop In seminar (March). Our trial program is then the focus of our remaining events, all held on site; the Winter Walk (July), main Field Day (September), and at our Spring Twilight Walk (October). Other workshops and demonstrations are also run to further extend research projects to growers.

Hart, where good farmers gather
Why visit Hart?
Hear from us and other growers in this short video

Soil type
at the site is a clay loam grading to calcareous and dispersive clay. Soil pH values which are slighly alkaline are typical for the soil. A number of soil profiles in the area have been characterised for Yield Prophet and in general have a plant available water capacity (PAWC) or 'bucket size' around 180 - 200 mm.

Hart's average annual rainfall is 400 mm with an average growing season rainfall of 300 mm.



What's new?

Hart Field Day - September 19, 2023HART FIELD DAY - September 19, 2023

Tickets on sale now - CLICK HERE

Our program, sessions and speakers, site map and event preview are all available now with more to come.

Check out the HART FIELD DAY page of our website for all the latest updates.

Harriet's Hart Headlines by Hart regional inten, Kaidy MorganHARRIET'S HART HEADLINES

'Harriet's Hart Headlines' is an animated video series created, voiced and produced by our 2023 regional intern, Kaidy Morgan.

In Episode 2, Harriet takes a closer look at the work we're doing to improve dry seeding outcomes.

How does time of sowing and soil moisture (or lack of) interact with plant establishment and yield? Watch it here.

Hart AGM - October 10, 2023HART AGM - October 10, 2023 | 8am via Zoom

The Hart AGM will be held via Zoom at 8am on October 10, 2023 and all financial members are invited to attend.
If you would like to join us, please get in touch so we can provide you with the meeting link.

Sandy Kimber | admin@hartfieldsite.org.au | 0427 423 154


Hart Beat 65 - July 14, 2023
HART BEAT 64 - July 14, 2023

Download it here or find out more, including previous editions on the HART BEAT NEWSLETTERS page.








Hart 2022 Trial Results - Download it now, for freeHART 2022 TRIAL RESULTS

Our 2022 trial results are available to download for free right now! Find out more...





Hart Long term seeding systems trial - a summary of 22 years of researchHART LONG-TERM SEEDING SYSTEMS TRIAL - a summary of 22 years of research

Download it here.








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Hart Field Day
Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Hart, SA

Hart AGM
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
8am via Zoom
RSVP here - essential

Spring Twilight Walk
Tuesday, October 17, 2023
5pm  |  Hart, SA


Getting The Crop In seminar
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
8am - 12:30pm  |  Clare SA

Winter Walk
Tuesday, July 16, 2024
9am  |  Hart, SA

Hart Field Day
Tuesday, September 17, 2024
Hart, SA

Spring Twilight Walk
Tuesday, October 15, 2024
5pm  |  Hart, SA





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