GRDC Grains Research Update – Pittsworth

Event Name
GRDC Grains Research Update – Pittsworth
Start Date
End Date
Duration
6 hours
Description

GRDC Grains Research Update
Pittsworth – Wednesday 27 July 2022

Discuss the latest farm-ready information to improve profit, with researchers, agronomists and leading growers at the Pittsworth GRDC Grains Research Update.

Topics:

  • How soil organic matter and carbon work!  Data from 500 paired sites across the northern region. Mike Bell(UQ)
  • The carbon footprint of grain production systems in SQld. How large is the footprint on farm and in the supply chain for crop inputs? Lindsay Bell(CSIRO)
  • Carbon sequestration options for grain producers in NSW & Qld - pros, cons and pitfalls. Peter Grace (QUT)
  • Managing problem summer grass weeds with pre-emergents. Richard Daniel (Northern Grower Alliance)
  • Mungbean diseases. Lisa Kelly (DAF Qld)
    • Managing fusarium - are there varietal differences?
    • Update on the powdery mildew management app.
  • Cereal disease issues with rusts and yellow leaf spot in 2022. Lislé Snyman (DAF Qld)
  • Crown rot management. Steven Simpfendorfer (NSW DPI)
    • Pushing wheat rotations
    • Variety tolerance vs resistance
    • Basal browning vs yield impact
    • Stripper front impacts.
  • Strategies for long term nutritional management - crop intensity and choice impacts on nitrogen cycling, N and P budgets and K demand - insights for growers on critical decisions. Chris Dowling (Back Paddock Co)
  • Grain storage. Chris Warrick (Primary Business)
    • Managing chickpea and cereal quality in on-farm storage
    • New data on falling numbers
    • Storage environment, variety and harvest conditions and aeration performance and back pressures.
Region
North
Location
Pittsworth Function Centre, Hume St
Pittsworth
QLD
Contact name
Erica McKay
Contact email
Contact phone
Cost

Cost (in AUD$): $30

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