8:30am registration for a 9am start, finish 3:15pm
â–º Bridging the yield gap – how much yield do better growers in the Central West leave behind and why? Identifying
areas to capture lost yield and proft. Zvi Hochman, CSIRO
â–º Making more reliable decisions on weather and soil water – case studies using CliMate and the SoilWater app.
Tom Cullen and Graeme Callaghan, Delta Agribusiness
â–º The Helicoverpa resistance management strategy - why; what's in it; how will it work? Efficacy data of alternate products and their use at time where Altacor® is not available. Repeated low-rates of NPV to suppress Helicoverpa populations; also an update on current Rutherglen bug research. Melina Miles, DAF Qld
â–º Robots with lasers! What are researchers looking at for future weed control? Lasers, robotics, microwaves, precision tillage and more. Mike Walsh, University of Sydney
â–º Chaf lining / chaf tramlining – how much can it assist in driving down the seedbank of problem weeds?
Annie van der Meulen, DAF Qld
â–º Crop topping and harvest weed seed control & ‘beyond windrow burning’. Greg Condon, Grassroots Agronomy/ WeedSmart
â–º Sequencing cotton in dryland farming systems – getting into and out of dryland cotton. Jon Baird, NSW DPI
â–º Sorghum row spacing and yield stability in hard inishing seasons. Trevor Philp, Paciic Seeds
â–º Tactical sorghum agronomy for the Central West – key decision points afecting success. Loretta Serain, NSW DPI
â–º Pros and cons of summer cropping in the Central West. Discussion session, with lead presentation from grower Bruce Watson
Registration: 8:30am for a 9am start. Finish 3:15pm. Cost: $30 pp. and $20 for second person per farm (Cheques payable to ICAN Pty. Ltd.). Lunch, morning tea and proceedings provided.
To RSVP / register, or for further information or agenda, please contact
or register on line at http://www.icanrural.com.au
(Agenda subject to change)
For further details contact Mick Harris or Shelby Rybak at AGnVET Services Narromine.