GRDC northern Pulse Check Meeting – Rand, 21 October

A pre-harvest meeting of the GRDC northern pulse check group at Rand will be held on Monday 21 October, 2019 at Rand, focussing on pre-harvest agronomy, storage and marketing.

Commencing at 3.00pm at Hamilton’s farm, Bogandillan, Rand, the meeting will begin with a paddock walk through  lentils, chickpeas and faba beans.  Chris Toohey will then speak on crop topping in pulses and insect management, and there will also be group discussion on header set-up for pulses.

Back at the sheds, Chris Warrick, Primary Business, will lead a discussion on storing pulses, managing pests in storage and options for expanding grain storage.  This will be followed by a presentation by Market Check, who will provide the latest information on the world pulse market and how it will impact prices this harvest.

Farmers Edge will be cooking a BBQ for attendees at the end of the session.

For further information, including directions, please download the RPI GRDC 2019 pre-harvest Pulse Check meeting flyer – Rand or contact Kate Coffey, Northern Pulse Facilitator on 03 5744 1713 or

GRDC Northern Pulse Check Meeting – June 18, Kincora & Avondale

The GRDC Northern Pulse Check Meeting will be held from 10am-1:30pm at Kincora and Avondale on Tuesday 18 June.

Topics and Guest speakers include:

  • GRDC Pulse Phosphorus Nutrition Trial – Graeme Sandral, DPI Wagga.
  • Disease Management in pulses – Ian Menz, DPI Wagga.
  • Post emergent pulse crop management – Facilitated discussion.
  • How pulses fit in the farming system – John Stevenson and Brad Chant, Warakirri Cropping
  •  Pulse market update – Market Check

Please see the GRDC Northern pulse check June meeting Kincora and Avondale flyer for directions and further details.


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