Update dates for southern grainbelt
Dates and locations have been announced for the 2015 Western Australian Regional Crop Updates, which can help equip grain growers with the latest research results applicable to their area.
Supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA), 12 updates will be held throughout the WA grainbelt in March.
Growers in the southern grainbelt are encouraged to diarise the following dates:
- West Arthur Trials Group – March 4 – Darkan Sports Complex
- Facey Group – March 5 – Wickepin
- Southern DIRT – March 11 – Kojonup Sports Club
- Corrigin Farm Improvement Group – March 12 – Corrigin
- Stirlings to Coast Farmers – March 19 – Greenrange Country Club, Manypeaks
GRDC western regional panel chairman Peter Roberts encouraged growers to attend the events to access relevant and timely information to help them boost farm productivity and profitability.
“The independent program committees for the southern grainbelt updates has been guided by issues identified by GRDC’s Regional Cropping Solutions Networks and papers to be presented will focus on local grower priorities,” he said.
More information about this year’s Regional Crop Updates events is available at www.grdc.com.au/updatedates.
Dr Julia Easton
GRDC acting western grower services manager
0403 311 395
Melissa Williams, Cox Inall Communications
0428 884 414
GRDC Project Code GIA00002