Upcoming Events

GRDC Stubbles Extravaganza Expert Forum – Overcoming barriers to stubble retention

Port Lincoln Hotel 1 Lincoln Hwy, Port Lincoln

An interactive event for advisors, agribusiness, researchers and farmers, providing an opportunity to discuss with the experts how to overcome barriers such as disease, pests (snails, mice), nutrition and weeds in stubble retained farming systems. Stubble Extravaganza Flyer

EP Soil Moisture Probe Network Discussion Group session – CUMMINS

Cleve Hotel – THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Cummins Hotel – NEW TIME – 9am to 12pm ~ Morning tea provided Speakers: Shane Oster (Alpha Group Consulting), Tim McClelland (Yield Profit), Andrew Ware (SARDI) Come and hear about how the soil moisture probes work, how to read the graphs and use the information to make…

Free

Pulse Management – EPARF Member Workshop

Minnipa Agricultural Centre 226 McKenzie Road, Minnipa

Pulse Management for Low Rainfall Minnipa Agricultural Centre – Agronomy Shed Expert speakers presenting PULSE AGRONOMY TIPS – Larn McMurray (20 years of pulse agronomy experience!) INOCULATION – Liz Farquharson, SARDI PULSE CROP DISEASE MANAGEMENT- Jenny Davidson, SARDI LENTIL MANAGEMENT – Sam Holmes (Practical tips for paddock selection, herbicide management, rolling, harvest and storage) PULSE…

GRDC Grains Research Update – LOCK

Lock Football Club North Terrace, Lock

An informative program full of topical and practical issues relative to the productivity and profitability of grain enterprises Topics include: Improving productivity on sandy soils Pulses in the low rainfall zone Baiting snails according to environmental conditions Weed warriors – research update on brome grass and other emerging problem weeds Soil moisture probes

GRDC Effective Spray Application Workshop – CUMMINS

Cummins Cummins

This GRDC fully funded workshop will be delivered by Jorg Kitt and Leet Wilksch. Nufarm will be providing resources for improved spray application. WORKSHOP NUMBERS LIMITED – REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL 1pm start with light Lunch EVENT SUPPORTED BY LEADA More information to follow

GRDC Rhizoctonia Workshop – Kalanbi

Featuring Alan McKay, Blake Gontar, Gupta Vadakattu and Andy Bates Meet at: Gus Bergmann’s Shearing Shed, 1227 Goode Hall Road @ 2pm The 2 hour workshop will be conducted in-paddock, and includes: Refresher on Rhizoctonia development and symptoms and how this relates to modern farming systems Digging plants, examining roots and identifying disease symptoms Group…

GRDC Grains Research Update – Minnipa Ag Centre

Minnipa Agricultural Centre 226 McKenzie Road, Minnipa

Boosting Profitability ~ Resilient Solutions Wednesday 31st July – 9am to 1pm, followed by LUNCH New generation and adapted wheat and barley varieties – Kenton Porker On-farm grain storage – looking at the options for maintaining grain quality – Ben White Cost effective outcomes for ameliorating sandy soils – Therese McBeath Sustaining our herbicides into…

EPARF Member Day + Special General Meeting

Wudinna Community Club Medley Tce, Wudinna

EPARF - Special General Meeting to vote on merger between EPARF and LEADA to create AIR EP (Agricultural Innovation & Research Eyre Peninsula) and presentation by Mark Congreve, ICAN weed specialist on pre-emergent herbicides. Download the AIR EP Constitution here. Kindly supported by SAGIT Wednesday 29 January 2020 1pm to 5.30pm Wudinna Community Club Afternoon…

GRDC Dealing with the Dry Forum – Ceduna

Ceduna Blues Football Club Marchant St, Ceduna

Growers are invited to attend a pre-sowing dry-time regional forum which offers practical information on: Pre-sowing planning following dry-times Nutrition status of eroded paddocks Soil nutrition and budgeting What to expect from weeds and managing herbicide residues Crop / variety selection to sow following erosion and / or rebuilding good stubble cover Soil, fallow and…

Free

GRDC Dealing with the Dry Forum – Kimba

Kimba Football Club Buckleboo Rd, Kimba

Growers are invited to attend a pre-sowing dry-time regional forum which offers practical information on: Pre-sowing planning following dry-times Nutrition status of eroded paddocks Soil nutrition and budgeting What to expect from weeds and managing herbicide residues Crop / variety selection to sow following erosion and / or rebuilding good stubble cover Soil, fallow and…

Free

Managing cereal and canola foliar diseases and fungicide resistance workshop

Cummins Bowling Club 60 Bruce Tce, Cummins

Agronomists and grain growers are invited to discuss the cutting edge of cereal and canola disease and fungicide resistance management in a 2-day GRDC-supported workshop, brought to you by the Australian Fungicide Resistance Extension Network (AFREN). Cummins Bowling Club, 60 Bruce Terrace 23 & 24 November 2020 Start at 9:00am day 1, 8:00am day 2…

$55