Soils Forum | 11 February 2016
A Soils Forum in Esperance on 11 February 2016 will see researchers and growers present the very latest information on a range of soil issues impacting on farm profitability and productivity. To be hosted by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Esperance Regional Cropping Solutions Network (RCSN), the event will be held from 3.00 pm to 7.30 pm at the Pink Lake Golf Course clubhouse.
Participants will hear from speakers including growers and leading scientists from organisations including the GRDC, CSIRO, the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA), The University of WA and CSBP.
Topics covered will include: possible impacts of on-row seeding on root and crown diseases; compaction; soil biology tests; the impacts of chemicals on soil biology; validation of soil health work; and farming systems used by local growers. Confirmed speakers for the event now include:
Additionally sessions will be convened by Nils Blumann (Gibson grower) and Jeremy Lemon (DAFWA), along with Julianne Hill (RCSN Coordinator) who will close the event.
Note: Correct as at 31 January 2016.
Register to Attend
To register for the Soils Forum - please click here.
You can view an online copy of the agenda below OR click here to download a copy of the agenda.
For more information on the Soils Forum, contact GRDC RCSN coordinator Julianne Hill on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0447 261 607.