Events

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Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 July Rich River Golf Club, Moama

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Tuesday 28 May

Research Update– N fixation

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Log in for the latest farm-ready research and regionally relevant topics. This webinar starts at 9am (AEST) and is free of charge.

Topics :

  • N balance of pulse crops in southern and central NSW – Lentils, vetch, fabas, chickpeas, field peas and lupins – are the benefits underestimated? Rohan Brill (Brill Ag)
  • Legumes in CQ farming systems – How much N do they fix, use and leave? Doug Sands (QDAF)
  • Rotational benefits of legumes for following crops – how much N do they contribute and when is it available? Mark Peoples (CSIRO)
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Thursday 13 June

Natural Capital Forum

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Natural capital and its significance in emerging markets is a hot topic at the moment. What is Natural Capital? What does it mean for my farm businesses? What are the opportunities and what are the risks?

That’s why the North Central CMA are hosting a Natural Capital Forum, set to take place on Thursday 13 June in Bendigo. This forum is an opportunity for farmers, land managers, and experts to explore the emerging opportunities of Natural Capital and understand its role in agriculture and land management in the future. 

Keynote topics and speakers include:

ESG Insights: From Global Trends to On-Farm Practices – Katie McRobert, Executive Director Australian Farm Institute

Farm-scale Natural Capital Accounting – Jim Radford, Associate Professor, Department of Environment and Genetics, School of Agriculture, Biomedicine and Environment, La Trobe University.

Enhancing farm profitability, resilience and sustainability – Angela Hawdon, Strategic Engagements Manager, Farming for the Future

Understanding On-Farm Emissions – Alison Kelly, Farm Emissions Specialist,| Agriculture Victoria

 
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June 25 to 28

Centre Pivot and Lateral Move Workshop

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Two workshops

Kerang June 25 and 26

Numurkah 27 and 28

Centre pivot and lateral move (CPLM) irrigation systems have the potential to deliver benefits including improved yield, reduced labour and increased water use efficiency. This course outlines the important design considerations to achieve these benefits as well as the ongoing maintenance, monitoring and operation required for system longevity.

This course is for farmers considering installation of a CPLM irrigation system or those with an existing system aiming to optimise performance and management.

Contact

Kerang Adam Taylor
0439 412 366

Numurkah Chris Pollard
0473 085 873

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19 June

Farm Business Update

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Time: 9:30am to 3pm
Venue: All Season Bendigo
 
The GRDC Farm Business Update events drive innovation and adoption of improved farm business management practices across the grains industry.
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4 July

Renewables in Agriculture Conference

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Toowoomba, QLD
 

This event brings together farmers, agriculture and energy consultants, peak bodies and Government representatives to share stories of on-farm renewables, their business case and discuss what’s driving the transformation of energy use in agriculture.

Large scale solar and wind developments present opportunities for farmers and regional communities if planned well with meaningful engagement around benefit sharing. These topics plus combining farming and solar, termed agrivoltaics, also forms part of the yearly Conference program.

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Irrigation Insights

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Wednesday 24 July Gala Dinner

Thursday 25 July Conference

 

Key topics include:

  • Future of Ag
  • New technologies
  • Latest Research
  • Marketing Insights
  • Farmer Insights Panel

more details soon…