Windrowing faba beans


Windrowing is becoming more popular in crops such as lupins, barley and faba beans, as growers try to reduce problems with direct heading.

Windrowing faba beans too early can cause yield loss while windrowing too late results in shattering losses.

This Pulse point includes the following topics concerning windrowing faba beans:

  • The benefits of windrowing faba bean crops
  • When to windrow
    • paddock sampling
    • determining seed maturity
    • pod sampling
  • SouthAustralian experience
  • Western Australian experience


Factsheet 09 First Edition

Published: 01 Sep 1999