Entries by Michelle Pardy

Irrigation Discussion Group Meeting – Corowa, Wednesday 18 December

The second meeting of the Riverine Plains Inc Irrigated Discussion Group will take place in the Corowa region on Wednesday 18 December  8:30am to 12:30pm (light lunch provided). The group will meet at 8:30am at “Burraja Station” (Alistair Robb’s irrigated sorghum seed crop), with the session covering topics including: Pivot maintenance and managing wheel tracks: […]

New GRDC podcast on pulses featuring Cassie Schefe

GRDC have recently released a podcast on why soil-borne nutrient gives a better response in wheat than introduced fertiliser, with Riverine Plains Inc Research Coordinator, Dr Cassandra Schefe. During this short 10 minute podcast, Cassandra gives a great rundown on the positive effect pulses can have on soil nitrogen, organic matter, soil carbon and on […]

The Evan Moll Gerogery Field Day

23 October 2019 Word Count: 405 The Evan Moll Gerogery Field Day will be hosted by Riverine Plains Inc on Thursday 7 November, 2019, from 11am to 4:30pm. “A key aspect of the day will be the inspection of the cereal and canola varieties sown as part of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) […]

Evan Moll Gerogery Field Day – 7 November

The Evan Moll Gerogery Field Day will be hosted by Riverine Plains Inc on Thursday 7 November, 2019, from 11am to 4:30pm. A key part of the day will be the inspection of the cereal and canola varieties sown as part of the GRDC National Variety Trials (NVT), with the cereal NVT session led by […]

GRDC northern Pulse Check Meeting – Rand, 21 October

A pre-harvest meeting of the GRDC northern pulse check group at Rand will be held on Monday 21 October, 2019 at Rand, focussing on pre-harvest agronomy, storage and marketing. Commencing at 3.00pm at Hamilton’s farm, Bogandillan, Rand, the meeting will begin with a paddock walk through  lentils, chickpeas and faba beans.  Chris Toohey will then […]

GRDC Southern Pulse Check Discussion Group Meeting – Dookie, 21 October

The  GRDC southern Riverine Plains Inc Pulse Check pre-harvest meeting will be held from 8:30-11:00am on 21 October, 2019, with a focus on pre-harvest agronomy, storage and marketing. Commencing at 8.30am at Alexander’s faba bean paddock, Bungeet, growers will be able to view a nitrogen fixation inoculant demonstration.  Alexander’s have also trialed a strip of […]

Riverine Research Centre Spring Field Day to showcase local research

13 September, 2019 Word Count: 395 Riverine Research Centre Spring Field Day to showcase local research Grain growers and advisors are invited to the Riverine Plains Inc and FAR Australia Spring Field Day to be held at the Riverine Research Centre, Yarrawonga, on Tuesday 24 September, 2019. Riverine Plains Inc Chairman, Ian Trevethan, explained that […]

RPI Spring tour

Tomorrow’s planned spring bus tour (Tuesday 10 September, 2019) will now be a tag-along tour, with car pooling encouraged. The tour will leave from Mulwala Bakery at 7:00am, also meeting at 7:30 at Brocklesby (in front of the pub), and Walla Walla at 8:15 (DJ’s Fine Foods, 41 Commercial St Walla Walla, opposite Kotzur’s). Visits […]