GRDC Grains Research Update – Corowa

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GRDC Grains Research Update – Corowa
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6 hours and 30 minutes

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Thursday 16 February 2023

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

  • Optimising control of annual ryegrass. Chris Preston (Uni of Adelaide)
    • Clethodim activity on resistant annual ryegrass in canola
    • Updated herbicide resistance data for southern NSW
    • Managing issues with pre-sowing knockdown of glyphosate resistant ryegrass
    • Strategies for HRZ’s
    • Are we selecting for later germinating ryegrass? What's the impact on the performance of pre-em herbicides?
  • Hyper yielding dryland crop agronomy - key levers and their interactions. Tom Price (FAR Australia)
    • Varieties, N, manure and fungicide lessons learnt. Where does the sweet spot for profit and system sustainability lie?
  • Pulse agronomy to maximise yield and farming system benefit - 2 years of data on locally relevant soil types. Rohan Brill (Brill Ag)
  • Nitrogen - strategies for N banking and reducing losses, how are different strategies performing? 
    James Hunt (Uni of Melbourne) & Cassandra Schefe (AgriSci Pty Ltd)
    • N cycling, sources, loss pathways
    • Comparing N in cereals and canola
    • Addressing other soil issues when determining N rates
    • Economics and risk
  • Comparing the longer-term profit of different farming systems and legacy impacts across the system. 
    John Kirkegaard (CSIRO) & Mathew Dunn (NSW DPI)
  • Cereal disease issues update – learnings from 2022 and planning issues for 2023. Brad Baxter (NSW DPI)
    • At sowing treatments for rust
    • Varietal resistance & pathotype update
    • Implications for varietal selection for 2023
    • Septoria & powdery mildew
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Corowa RSL, 30 Betterment Parade
NSW 2646
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Erica McKay
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Cost (in AUD$): $30pp


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