Hyper yielding cereals - WA Study tour

Host: | Date: 03 Jul 2019

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    GRDC Podcast: Hyper yielding cereals - WA Study tour

    Their destination was the Hyper Yielding Cereals trial site in New Zealand. After identifying a need to lift cereal yields to take advantage of the extensive soil amelioration work that’s been happening in Western Australia and newfound opportunities to sow early crops, a group of innovative Esperance growers were keen to investigate options.

    Date: 03 Jul 2019

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    Tags: early sowing, innovative growers, Ag knowledge transfer, international collaboration

After identifying a need to lift cereal yields to take advantage of the extensive soil amelioration work that’s been happening in Western Australia and newfound opportunities to sow early crops, a group of innovative Esperance growers were keen to investigate options.

Quenten Knight a member of the Soil Constraints West steering committee and an agronomist with Agronomy Focus in Esperance put together a study tour plan for the group and with a GRDC Grower Development award, the Esperance growers had the means to travel.
Their destination was the Hyper Yielding Cereals trial site in New Zealand.

Further information

Quenten Knight
Agronomist
Agronomy Focus

9 Currong Street
PO Box 2418
Esperance WA 6450

M - 0427 720004
P - (08) 9072 0542
F - (08) 9072 0726
E - Quenten@agronomyfocus.com.au