The Riverine Plains Inc In-Season Update will be held on Thursday 10 August 2017 at the Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort (Golf Club Road, Mulwala – NSW side of the weir bridge).
The Update will run from 9.00am – 2.30pm, with registrations starting at 8.30am
The program will include:
8:55 – Welcome & Opening – Ian Trevethan, Chair, Riverine Plains Inc
9:00 – Seasonal Outlook for Spring –What sort of spring can we expect? Yield forecast update. Dale Grey, Seasonal Variability Agronomist, DEDJTR, Bendigo.
9:30 – Riverine Plains Inc – Research Update: Cassandra Schefe, Research & Extension Officer, Riverine Plains Inc, Michael Straight, Field Research Officer, FAR Australia.
10:00 – Grain Market Update – Projections for 2017: Richard Hall, Market Check
10:50 – A Farmer’s Perspective – Inter-row sowing, Controlled Traffic Farming Chaff Decking: Simon Hill, Director, CMH Agri Pty Ltd
11:30 – Nitrogen – Lessons Learnt: Nick Poole, Director FAR Australia
12:20 – Livestock Nutrition: Anthony Shephard, Sheep Matters
1:45 – 2:30 pm: Special after lunch presentation on EID Tags – Pros and Cons, Analgesics for sheep, Over the border tags & new rules: Anthony Shephard, Sheep Matters, Neale Whitsed, Senior Biosecurity Officer, LLS Albury, Scott Ison, LLS District Vet, Deniliquin.
Riverine Plains Inc members $25, non-members $35
For further information please download the In-season update flyer, 2017