Pulses at the heart of Wimmera field day

Author: | Date: 02 Oct 2018

image of Pulse Field Day at Rupanyup
Last year’s well attended Southern Pulse Agronomy Pulse Field Day at Rupanyup. Photo: Agriculture Victoria

Pulses will take centre stage in Victoria’s Wimmera later this month at the annual Southern Pulse Agronomy Pulse Field Day. To be held on Thursday, October 25, in conjunction with Pulse Breeding Australia, the field day at Vectis is supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), Seednet, PBSeeds, AGT Foods Australia and Agriculture Victoria.

The field day will feature:

  • The latest lentil, chickpea, field pea and faba bean varieties and agronomy
  • New varieties available for sowing in 2019
  • An update on research into herbicide tolerance
  • Recommended sowing dates and phosphorus nutrition
  • Disease management
  • Commentary from grain marketers.

Researchers, industry agronomists and grain marketers will be in attendance to answer growers’ questions.

Located on Remlaw Station Road at Vectis, north of the Wimmera Highway, the field day will be from 9am to 1pm.

Further details are available from Jason Brand of Agriculture Victoria, phone 0409 357076 or email jason.brand@ecodev.vic.gov.au.

Contact Details

For interviews

Jason Brand, Agriculture Victoria
0409 357 076


Sharon Watt, GRDC
0409 675 100

GRDC Project code: DAV00150