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FAR Australia 2019 Hyper Yielding Cereals Project Field Day – Hagley
November 14, 2019@10:00 am - 4:00 pm
TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:
Patrick Stephenson, Agonomist, NIAB TAG, UK
Weed control in the high yielding irrigated farming systems of Tasmania.
Dr Christopher Preston, University of Adelaide
Getting it right when growing cereals as part of a mixed farming enterprise – importance of fertility, irrigation monitoring and inputs.
Ben Tait, grower, Tasmania
The quest for hyper yielding cereals in the High Rainfall Zone (HRZ) of SA – a mainland growers perspective.
Brett Gilbertson, grower, Millicent, SA
Looking at the highest yielding cultivars selected in HYC research – how important is plant population and growth regulation?
Darcy Warren, Senior Field Research Officer, FAR Australia and
Ian Herbert, Tasmanian Manager, Southern Farming Systems
Managing autumn sown barley to achieve yields over 10 t/ha – HYC results to date.
Jon Midwood, CEO, Southern Farming Systems
What combinations of germplasm and agronomy have maximised high yields in HYC trials?
Nick Poole, Managing Director, FAR Australia
Maximising the value of irrigation in cropping systems – the role of soil moisture monitoring and variable rate application.
Dr Carolyn Hedley, Senior Soil Scientist, Landcare Research, NZ
The role of soil organic matter in hyper yielding cereals – why more applied fertiliser is not always the answer to increasing yields.
Jeff Baldock, Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO
Ramularia in barley – what do we know about this disease and how can we manage it?
Katherine Fuhrmann, Senior Field Research Officer, FAR Australia
Trading grain between cropping farmers and dairy producers – how can we make a system work for the betterment of both parties?
Michael Nichols, grower, Tasmania
Payment of royalties – a global perspective.
Warwick Green, Special Projects, Seed Force Ltd, NZ