Entries by Michelle Pardy

Study tour to Eastern Europe – EOI’s now open

Riverine Plains Inc will be hosting an international study tour to Eastern Europe, taking in Romania, Moldova, Ukraine and Poland from 28 June – 12 July, 2019. The  tour will involve visits to the cities of Bucharest, Barlad, Moldova, Chisinau, Odessa, Lviv and Krakow, as well as visits to grain and other farms across the […]

Opportunities for grains profit to be explored in Dookie, Echuca and Warracknabeal  

March, 2019 Word Count: 357 Growers in the Dookie, Echuca, Warracknabeal and neighbouring regions will soon be given an insight into what makes top performing grain-growing businesses in southern Australia so successful. According to a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) research investment, the top 20 percent of grain businesses are retaining 30 pc of […]

GRDC Media Release: Cassie Schefe: an ‘asset’ to the grains industry rewarded

The contribution of Cassandra Schefe to the Australian grains industry has been officially recognised by way of the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s 2019 Southern Region Recognising and Rewarding Excellence Award. The award, voted upon by the GRDC Southern Region Panel, acknowledges Dr Schefe’s input and commitment to the grains industry. In presenting the award […]

Mixed Farming Forum, Rutherglen – 13 March

4 March, 2019 Word Count: 479 Mixed Farming Forum for Rutherglen Addressing some of the challenges and advantages of mixed farming systems in the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Southern Region will be the focus of a Mixed Farming forum hosted by Riverine Plains Inc at Rutherglen on Wednesday 13 March 2019. “Over the […]

Mixed Farming Forum, Rutherglen – 13 March

A Mixed Farming Forum will be held at the Agriculture Victoria Rutherglen Centre, Rutherglen on Wednesday 13 March from 8:45am-1:30pm. This free forum is designed for mixed farmers and will discuss the key learnings from the successful GRDC Grain & Graze program. Discussions will include: Sheep requirements in the cereal/sheep zone for optimum livestock productivity […]

Rand Pulse Check Meeting – 14 March

A pre-sowing Northern Pulse Check Meeting will be held at the Hamilton family property, Bogandillan, near Rand, on Thursday 14 March from 8:30am – 12 noon. Guest speakers and topics are as follows; Seeding rates: We will have scales so bring your pulse seed to calculate sowing rates for 2019 Pre- Emergent Herbicides: Chris Toohey, Elders; […]

Dookie Pulse Check Meeting – 15 March

The Riverine Plains Inc Southern Pulse Check pre-sowing discussion group meeting is on Friday 15 March. The meeting will be held from 9:30am -12pm at the Ludeman family property sheds at 334 Ludeman Road, Waggarandall (Dookie), 3646. The meeting will include; 2018 pulse harvest debrief Likely issues for sowing 2019 Seeding rates for 2019 (We […]

Celebration of Agriculture Dinner

Riverine Plains Inc will celebrate food, farming and fellowship at a dinner celebrating Agriculture and Agribusiness at the Corowa RSL Club on Friday 22 March. The dinner will be the springboard for our 20th Year Anniversary celebrations and will also involve the presentation of the Inaugural John Hanrahan Scholarship recipient. This social event will also […]

Members Study Tour to Eastern Europe – June/July 2019

Riverine Plains Inc now invites members to register their interest for an upcoming international study tour to Eastern Europe. The trip, which will take in the agricultural areas of Romania, Moldova, Ukraine and Poland, is currently scheduled for the 28 June  – 12 July 2019. The proposed tour will involve visits to the cities of […]