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Pulse Check Discussion Group Meeting

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Riverine Plains Inc North East Victoria & Southern NSW Pulse Check discussion group is part of the GRDC Southern Pulse Extension Project and has a focus on practical aspects of pulse production, management and marketing in this region.

A pre-sowing Pulse Check Discussion Group Meeting will be held on Wednesday 7 March, 2018 at the Gladstone Hotel (Dookie Pub), 44 Mary St Dookie, 3646, from 1pm – approx. 3pm. Light refreshments will be provided. Current and prospective lentil and chickpea growers and advisors are welcome, with new growers especially invited to attend,

Our guest speaker will be experienced pulse agronomist and Pulse Australia Southern Region Industry Development Manager, Phil Bowden, who will be involved in discussions on;

  • 2017 harvest Debrief – yields, quality, harvesting issues
  • Markets & marketing
  • Impact of 30% Indian tariff
  • Paddock Selection 2018
  • Herbicide strategies
  • Inoculants & seed dressings
  • Nutrition
  • Sowing time, rates & depth (Growers are invited to bring in their cleaned seed and we can calculate seeding rates based on seed size)

For anyone wishing to join us for a meal before the meeting (from 12pm), please RSVP to Riverine Plains Inc on 03 5744 1713, or email michelle@riverineplains.org.au  so that we can organise for the Dookie pub kitchen to be staffed (the kitchen is usually only open for pizza’s on Wednesdays). For more information please see the Riverine Plains Pre-Seeding Pulse Check Meeting Flyer

For further information visit www.riverineplains.org.au.

The Riverine Plains Inc Pulse Check Discussion group has been established as part of GRDC’s Southern Pulse Extension Project. The Southern Pulse Extension project is being delivered by a consortium of organisations involved in the pulse industry across GRDC’s Southern region and provides a collaborative opportunity to increase the knowledge of growers and advisers on sustainable pulse production. 


Riverine Plains Inc
03 5744 1713