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.
The GRDC Northern Pulse Check partners are Pulse Australia and Farmlink.