GRDC Grains Research Update (Biloela)

Event Name
GRDC Grains Research Update (Biloela)
End Date
Duration
6 hours and 30 minutes
Description

You’re invited to discuss the latest leading-edge research that’s farm ready for CQ.

What’s on?

At Emerald & Biloela:

  • Chaff lining & tramlining problem weeds. Plus: Is glyphosate resistant milk (sow) thistle a concern for CQ? Paul McIntosh, WeedSmart
  • CQ sorghum agronomy. New research: lodging, row spacing, weeds, time of sowing. Darren Aisthorpe, DAF Qld. & Trevor Philp, Pacific Seeds
  • PBA Drummond - A new chickpea variety for CQ in 2019! How it performs?  Making it perform! Penny Borger, DAF Qld. (Emerald) & Merrill Ryan, DAF Qld. (Biloela)
  • Designing flexible mid-size on-farm grain handling facilities. Andrew Kotzur, Kotzur Silos
  • What's new in storage?Fumigating large silos. Fumigants & protectants– latest trials. Philip Burrill, DAF Qld.
  • Helicoverpa resistance –protecting pulse profits. Melina Miles, DAF Qld.
  • Nitrogen - what's new & how does it apply to CQ? Surface applied urea; how fast does N move in soil; N use efficiency in older crop soils.  Implications for how & when you apply N in CQ. Chris Dowling, Back Paddock Co.
  • Getting crop nutrition right in CQ. Panel session on deep P, K & N. Doug Sands, DAF Qld., Chris Dowling, Back Paddock Co. plus growers Brian Gregg & Shane Eden (Emerald) & Lee Jones (Biloela).

Emerald only:

  • CQ farming systems - GM & $ return/mm water. Darren Aisthorpe, DAF Qld.

Biloela only:

  • Sowthistle - biology, management & glyphosate resistance.  How big is the threat in CQ? Paul McIntosh, WeedSmart

Registration: 8:30am for a 9am start. Finish 3:00-3:15pm. Cost: $30 pp. & $20 for second person/ farm (Cheques payable to ICAN Pty. Ltd.). Lunch, morning tea & proceedings provided.

To RSVP / register, or for further information or agenda, please contact John Cameron or Erica McKay on 02 9482 4930 or e-mail erica@icanrural.com.au

(Agenda subject to change)

Region
North
Location
Biloela ANZAC Memorial Club, 94 Callide St
Biloela
QLD 4715
Contact name
John Cameron or Erica McKay
Contact email
Contact phone
Contact website
Cost

Cost (in AUD$): 30.00

Registration

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