GRDC Spray Days – Osborne

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GRDC Spray Days – Osborne
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7 hours and 30 minutes

Technology and social licence are changing how we spray fallow and crops.  Come to the GRDC Spray Day in March to discuss the latest spray technology innovations and stewardship with industry experts.

GRDC Spray Days assist growers to make more informed decisions on spray equipment investment and how to use technology for optimum benefit.

In the afternoon trade display session, growers can focus in on the technologies they are most interested in, with direct access to leading industry technology providers.

Morning topics:

  • Social licence, drift, MRL’s and trade. Emma Ayliffe (Summit Ag)
  • Reducing drift risk – boom speed and height, nozzles, droplet size and water volume. Craig Day (Spray Safe & Save)
  • Optimising glyphosate efficacy. Mark Congreve (ICAN)
  • Inversion towers – a network of sensors to identify the presence of hazardous temperature inversions. Benefits for on-farm decision-making. Gordon Cumming (GRDC)
  • Industry adaptation and regulatory challenges for new technologies – drift mitigation and monitoring, autonomous spraying, green-on-green optical spraying. Rohan Rainbow (Crop Protection Australia)
  • Drones and weed mapping to drive section controlled ground booms. John or Ben Single (Single Agriculture)

Afternoon trade display presentations:

  • Corteva: Colex-D® Herbicide, a new 2,4-D formulation you can apply with confidence.Guy Sands
  • Hardi: GeoSelect®, a new spraying solution designed to save farmers money, time and create greater efficiency. Zac Harnett
  • McIntosh Distribution: New precision application technologies for self-propelled sprayers including IntelliSpray®, WeedSeeker® 2 spot spraying system and Bilberry® intelligent spot spraying (available on Miller® Nitro). Scott Jameson
  • Hutcheon & Pearce: Camera spray technology, where to from here? Hamish Ross
  • Spray Safe & Save: Quick ‘N’ Safe chemical protection apron. Craig Day
  • Nufarm: Dropzone – new 2,4-D formulation with patented droplet optimisation technology. Mitch Allen
  • FMC: Spraying effectively with as few fines as possible. David Johnson
  • SpraySMART: Technology and the changing face of spray accreditation training delivery. Graham Edgar

Register at 8:45am for an 9am start, finish by 4pm. Attendance is free (morning tea and lunch provided), but please register for catering.

For further information contact Erica McKay or Andrea Mathers on 02 9482 4930 or

Osborne Recreation Ground, Yerong Creek Road (Between Lockhart and Yerong Creek)
NSW 2656
Contact name
Erica McKay
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Contact phone

Cost (in AUD$): Free


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