GRDC Grains Research Update – Mullaley

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GRDC Grains Research Update – Mullaley
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6 hours and 40 minutes

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Thursday 2 March 2023

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

  • The short and long-term profitability of different farming systems. Lindsay Bell (CSIRO)
  • Nitrogen - strategies for building the pool and reducing losses. Chris Dowling (Back Paddock Co.)
    • Organic vs different fertiliser N sources
    • Spread urea or drill it in?
    • What does a systems approach look like?
    • How much N do legumes add?
  • Pulse and nitrogen strategies in farming systems - legacies, profit and risk. Jon Baird (NSW DPI)
  • Pulse manure crops for nitrogen banking – a consultant's perspective. Peter McInerney (3D Ag)
  • Metrics to prove farming system sustainability for market access - trends and timelines? Michael Anderson (Graincorp)
  • Optimising management strategies to reduce losses from fusarium crown rot in Australian prime hard and durum wheats. Steven Simpfendorfer (NSW DPI)
  • Managing disease in canola crops. Maurie Street (GOA)
    • A regional update on sclerotinia and blackleg management and research outcomes after three consecutive wet seasons
  • Drones for weed detection and control. Tristan Steventon (Stevtech)
  • SwarmFarm Robotics and sensors for spraying – a grower’s experience. Tom Coggan (Grower, Meandarra)
Mullaley Memorial Hall, Oxley Highway
NSW 2379
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Erica McKay
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Cost (in AUD$): $30pp


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