Nitrogen and trace elements in focus at Murray Bridge workshop

Author: Sharon Watt | Date: 02 Mar 2016

portrait of Rob Norton

Portrait of Rob Norton

Speakers at the Murray Bridge nitrogen workshop include Dr Rob Norton from the International Plant Nutrition Institute.

Nitrogen and trace elements in focus at Murray Bridge workshop Nitrogen cycling and trace element management will be under the microscope at a Grains Research and Development Corporation-funded workshop for agronomists, advisers, consultants and growers in Murray Bridge in April. The workshop on April 13 will provide information and technical advice, with scientific support, for determining organic matter cycling in the soil in relation to nitrogen nutrition, paddock planning and fertiliser rates, plus trace element identification and management.

Speakers at the Murray Bridge workshop will include Dr Rob Norton, Australia and New Zealand Regional Director with the International Plant Nutrition Institute; CSIRO soil scientist Dr Jeff Baldock; Dr Glenn McDonald from the University of Adelaide; Tony Cox and Dr Ehsan Tavakkoli from the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries; Dr John Angus from Charles Sturt University and CSIRO; and Dr Nigel Wilhelm of the South Australian Research and Development Institute.

The workshop, from 8.15am to 3.15pm, will be at the Murray Bridge Golf Club.

More information about the workshop, including registration details, can be found at

For further information

Deb Baum, AgCommunicators

0448 840232


Sharon Watt, Porter Novelli

0409 675100

Region South