Entries by Michelle Pardy

GRDC Spray Application Worshops – Dookie and Rutherglen

30 August 2018 Word Count: 244 Riverine Plains Inc are hosting two Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC) Spray Application Workshops on 13 and 14 September, 2018.  The half-day workshops will be conducted by Bill Gordon, from Bill Gordon Consulting and are designed to assist farmers get the most from their spray equipment. Bill is […]

GRDC SPRAY APPLICATION WORKSHOPS AT DOOKIE AND RUTHERGLEN

Riverine Plains Inc are hosting two Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC) Spray Application Workshops on 13 and 14 September, 2018.  The half-day workshops will be conducted by Bill Gordon, from Bill Gordon Consulting and are designed to assist farmers get the most from their spray equipment. Bill is a consultant who has delivered a […]

Pulse Check discussion group paddock walk – 3 September

Riverine Plains Inc will be holding it’s next Pulse Check paddock walk  on Monday 3 September from 9.30am to 12.30pm. We will be first visiting John Alexander’s Faba Bean Paddock (opposite the house at 320 Devenish-Wangaratta Road (on north side of road), Bungeet West) before visiting his chickpea paddock (located near Devenish township). We will then […]

John Hanrahan Scholarship for agriculture students – applications close 31 August

Earlier this year, farming systems group Riverine Plains Inc, launched the John Hanrahan Scholarship in support of tertiary students studying an agriculture or agribusiness bachelor or diploma degree course. Riverine Plains Inc Treasurer and Scholarship Fund Trustee, Mr Barry Membrey, explained that the Scholarship is named in honour of John Hanrahan, a successful and experienced […]

In-Season Update, 9 August Mulwala

Riverine Plains Inc In-Season Update: For the farmer by the farmer Riverine Plains Inc will host its annual In-Season Update at the Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort on Thursday 9 August, 2018. The Update provides an opportunity for grain growers and advisors to consider the issues likely to impact broadacre crops this spring. DEDJTR Victoria […]

In-Season Update – 9 August, Mulwala

31 July 2018 Word Count: 399 Riverine Plains Inc In-Season Update: For the farmer by the farmer Local farming systems group Riverine Plains Inc will host its annual In-Season Update at the Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort on Thursday 9 August, 2018. “The Update is an important event on our calendar and provides an opportunity […]

Pulse Check Discussion Group Paddock Walk – Monday 16 July

A post-sowing paddock walk will be held on the 16 July 2018 from 9:30 am for growers and advisors interested in pulse production. The paddock walk will include visits to chickpea and faba bean crops near Goorambat and Devenish, Victoria. Discussions at each paddock will focus on crop establishment and early-season issues including; • Response to sowing […]

Canola Systems in the Spotlight – Field Day 26 July

10 July, 2018 Word Count: 509 CANOLA SYSTEMS IN THE SPOTLIGHT Canola systems are being examined as part of a GRDC and Riverine Plains Inc field day to be held on Thursday 26 June, 2018. “Growing a profitable canola crop requires careful varietal selection, good agronomy and adequate nutrition, among other things” says Howlong farmer […]

John Hanrahan Scholarship for agriculture students – applications now open

4 July, 2018 Word Count: 385 John Hanrahan Scholarship for agriculture students – applications now open Earlier this year, farming systems group Riverine Plains Inc, launched the John Hanrahan Scholarship in support of tertiary students studying an agriculture or agribusiness bachelor or diploma degree course. Riverine Plains Inc Treasurer and Scholarship Fund Trustee, Mr Barry […]