Entries by Michelle Pardy


9 November, 2020 Word Count: 464 NEW FIRE ALERT SYSTEM TO REDUCE RISK OF HARVESTING FIRES In a first for the region’s grain growers, farming systems group Riverine Plains has launched a new text messaging service for members, alerting them to when conditions become dangerous for harvesting. Riverine Plains Chair and Howlong farmer, Ian Trevethan, […]

Catherine Marriott appointed as inaugural Riverine Plains CEO

Date: 2 November, 2020 Word Count: 417 Riverine Plains appoints inaugural Chief Executive Officer Catherine Marriott has been appointed as the inaugural Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of farming systems group, Riverine Plains. Riverine Plains Chair, Ian Trevethan, said that in the 21 years since Riverine Plains was first formed, the organisation had become a leader […]

Harvesting Pulses – tips from recent Pulse Check meeting

At a recent meeting of the GRDC Northern Pulse Check Discussion Group, harvester set-up for pulses was discussed. Key points for harvesting pulses are provided below, courtesy of Riverine Plains Silver Sponsors, O’Connors, Bronze Sponsors, Hutcheon and Pearce and also thanks to James Madden, Madden Consulting; People have had mixed results with windrowing pulses. Desiccation […]

Dookie/Murch East pre-harvest Pulse Check meeting, 16 October – NOW ONLINE

NOW BEING HELD ONLINE: Dookie/Murch East pre-harvest Pulse Check meeting – Friday 16 October Due to the present COVID-19 circumstances in Shepparton, we have made the decision to hold tomorrow’s Dookie/Murchison East pre-harvest Pulse Check Meeting online instead of the paddock as originally planned. The meeting will now take place online (via zoom) at 8.30-10am […]

The Paperless Office Workshops – 17 & 24 September

Riverine Plains is hosting a two-part Paperless Office workshop series for people employed in farming and regional businesses. Dates:    Thursday 17 September (Session 1) & Thursday 24 September (Session 2) Time:     9.30am – 12.30pm How:     Online via Zoom. To register, please click here The Paperless Office workshop series will be delivered over 2 […]