GRDC Grains Research Update – Lockhart

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GRDC Grains Research Update – Lockhart
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6 hours

GRDC Grains Research Update
Lockhart – Tuesday 2 August 2022

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


  • Extracting more profit from farming systems - crop sequencing, nitrogen management and early sowing. John Kirkegaard (CSIRO)  & Mathew Dunn (NSW DPI)
  • Ameliorating sodic subsoils - grower experience. Peter Allen (grower, Temora) & Ehsan Tavakkoli (NSW DPI)
  • Maximising the efficiency of lime application - stratification, pH drivers and measurement, environment & management strategy, lime rates and incorporation. Jason Condon (CSU) & Helen Burns (NSW DPI)
  • Capitalising on great seasons - key levers and their interactions and managing seasonal risk.  Varieties, N and fungicide lessons learnt from the hyper yielding project. Rohan Brill (Brill Ag)
  • Why legume manures? Manure crops in continuous crop systems for farming system versatility and reducing production cost and risk. Peter McInerney (3D AG)
  • Carbon sequestration options for grain producers in NSW - pros, cons and pitfalls. Warwick Badgery (NSW DPI)
  • Panel session with Heidi Gooden (Delta Agribusiness) & speakers
    • Farming systems issues: pulses in the system; crop sequences; nutrition
    • Manure crops
    • Soil carbon
    • Soil amelioration
Lockhart Memorial Hall, 69-71 Green St
NSW 2656
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Erica McKay
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Cost (in AUD$): $30


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