Entries by Michelle Pardy

Corowa Update digs into local research

Growers and advisors at the Grains Research Development Corporation (GRDC) Research Update in Corowa this February will hear the latest in local research on retaining stubble. Riverine Plains Inc is a grower group dedicated to improving the productivity of broadacre farming systems in north-east Victoria and southern New South Wales. The group is one of 16 […]

Rand Soil Pit Day – Thursday 8 February

1 February, 2018 Word Count: 303 SOIL PIT DISCUSSIONS AT RAND Riverine Plains Inc will hold an informal soil pit discussion for farmers at Rand on Thursday 8 February, 2018. Riverine Plains Inc Research and Extension Officer, Dr Cassandra Schefe, says that the soil pit session gives local farmers the opportunity to learn more about […]

Rand Soil Pit Day 8 February

Riverine Plains Inc will hold an informal soil pit discussion for farmers at Rand on Thursday 8 February, 2018. The soil pit session will give local farmers the opportunity to learn more about their local soil type and how this can affect moisture and nutrient movement across the growing season. The soil pit is located […]

Soil Pit Discussions, Bungeet & Miepoll – 6 February

29 January, 2018 Word Count: 383 SOIL PITS DISCUSSIONS AT MIEPOLL, BUNGEET Riverine Plains Inc will hold informal soil pit discussions for farmers at Bungeet and Miepoll on Tuesday 6 February, 2018. Riverine Plains Inc Research and Extension Officer, Dr Cassandra Schefe, explained that the soil pit sessions provide an opportunity for local farmers to […]

Soil pit discussions, Bungeet & Miepoll – 6 February

Riverine Plains Inc will hold informal soil pit discussions for farmers at Bungeet and Miepoll on Tuesday 6 February, 2018. The soil pit sessions will provide an opportunity for local farmers to learn more about their local soil characteristics and how this relates to moisture and nutrient movement through the growing season. The soil pits […]

Sykesy’s Buraja Meeting – 1st February

19 January, 2018 Word Count: 410 SYKESY’S BURAJA MEETING Riverine Plains Inc will host Sykesy’s Buraja Meeting on Thursday February 1, 2018. The meeting is an opportunity for local farmers to discuss the harvest that was, lessons learnt from 2017 and the challenges likely to arise in the season ahead.  This event continues the tradition […]

Sykesy’s Buraja Meeting – 1st February

Riverine Plains Inc will host Sykesy’s Buraja Meeting on Thursday February 1, 2018. The meeting is an opportunity for local farmers to discuss the harvest that was, lessons learnt from 2017 and the challenges likely to arise in the season ahead.  This event continues the tradition started by the late John Sykes and is named […]

New On-farm Weather Stations at Miepoll & Bungeet

28 November, 2017 Word Count: 393 Farmers in the Riverine Plains region now have free access to two additional weather stations and moisture probes, installed at Bungeet and Miepoll, as part of a project facilitated by local farming systems group, Riverine Plains Inc. Riverine Plains Inc Research and Extension Officer, Dr Cassandra Schefe, explained that […]

Integrated Harrington Seed Destructor Demonstration, Culcairn

To investigate the impact of different harvest weed management techniques on ryegrass weed seed banks, the GRDC have invested in the Harvest Weed Seed Control in the Southern Region project (SFS00032 led by Southern Farming Systems). As part of the project, Riverine Plains Inc, together with Farmlink, are holding an Integrated Harrington Seed Destructor (iHSD) demonstration day at […]