Riverine Plains Inc is forming a Pulse Check Discussion Group for the NSW Riverine Plains region.
The first meeting will be held on Friday 26 October, 2018 at the Hamilton Family property ‘Granview’ at Rand from 8:30 am to 11:30am. We will meet at the sheds before visiting a faba bean and lentil crop.
The meeting will focus on the important role pulses play in our farming systems, as well as on harvest issues.
Topics for discussion will include;
- A farmer’s perspective on pulses – Roy Hamilton, Rand
- Pulses: The good, the bad and the ugly – James Madden, Madden Consulting
- Harvesting Pulses – James Madden, Madden Consulting
- Marketing pulses & harvester fire safety – Phil Bowden, Pulse Australia
- Value adding – Gary Drew, Lupins for Life
Directions : From Rand take Mahonga road for 12 km, Granview entrance is on your right. From Urana take Albury road for 4 km , turn right onto Mahonga road and travel for 22km Granview is on the left.
The Pulse Check Discussion Group Meeting is free and all are welcome – previous experience in growing pulses is not required. Light refreshments provided.
For more information or to register your interest please contact: Kate Coffey, NSW Riverine Plains Inc Pulse Check Group Facilitator on 03 5744 1713, email firstname.lastname@example.org or download the Rand Pulse Check Discussion Group Meeting Flyer.
GRDC Northern Pulse Check partners are Pulse Australia and Farmlink.