GRDC Grains Research Update – Cowra

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GRDC Grains Research Update – Cowra
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6 hours and 35 minutes

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


  • Can we survive without glyphosate? Lessons from Europe, Canada & Argentina. Impacts for crop production of a looming possible ban in the EU Harm van Rees (Cropfacts)
  • Strategies for managing annual ryegrass in HRZ's & for using pre-emergent herbicides. Chris Preston (Adelaide Uni)
  • Cereal disease issues update for 2023. Brad Baxter (NSW DPI)
  • Agronomic practices for hyper yielding crop years and environments. Agronomy, varieties, canopy, nutrition, PGR's and foliar disease.Tom Price (FAR Australia)
  • Pulse agronomy to maximise yield & system benefit - Canowindra site results.Maurie Street (GOA)
  • Mixed grain and livestock farming systems – profit over time, risk & economics in high & medium rainfall zones. Tony Swan (CSIRO) & John Francis (Agrista)
  • Impact of stubble on the farming system. Effect on weeds, crop establishment, disease, soil & equipment required disc v knife points, stripper fronts. Tony Swan (CSIRO) & Tom Johnson (Grower)
  • Key issues for profitable integration of livestock in mixed farming systems. Stuart McDonald (Grower)
  • Farming systems discussion.
Cowra Services Club, 101 Brisbane Street
NSW 2794
Contact name
Erica McKay
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Cost (in AUD$): $30pp


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