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Ariah Park & District Combined Field Day

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5 Aug 2013 - 9:30am
Mirrool Creek Landcare GroupThe Ariah Park local agricultural businesses and groups are holding a field day including on farm visits, information sessions and experts in the field on hand throughout the day.
Monday 5th August
9.30am Ariah Park Footy Club Rooms
Morning presentations:
  • Overview of 6 soil moisture probes recently installed in Ariah Park apart of a Mirrool Landcare project. How you can access live data to use as a tool when making decisions about nitrogen application.
  • Paul Breust Farmlink – Practical application of moisture probe information and yield profit
  • John Angus CSIRO and Jim Laycock Incitec – Nitrogen application
  • James Hunt CSIRO – Increasing yield with early sown varieties, Impacts of grazing livestock on soil and crop yields

Afternoon presentations:

  • Charlie Clemson Ardlethan–Advanced early sown Bolac at flag leaf stage. James Hunt, Rob Hart (HartBros Seeds) and TerryEdis (Elders) to discuss.
  • Paul Griffin Ardlethan –Moisture probe data over multiple years and yield profit.James Hunt, Paul Breust and Jamie Pursehouse (Landmark) to discuss.
  • Geoff Tidd Ariah Park – Stubble management project, Paul Breust and James Hunt to discuss.  Pasture trials, Richard Hayes (DPI) and Jamie Pursehouse to discuss.
  • Michael Denyer Ariah Park –Brief look at recently installed moisture probes, time permitting.
The morning session will be at the club rooms, the afternoon session will be a district bus tour. Full itinerary in the flier below.
Catering will be provided by the Ariah Park Central School hospitality students. To cover catering, cost for the day will be $10.
Payments to be made to Farmlink Research Ltd BSB 062557 Acc. 10073508. Include your name and MIRROOL.
If it is wet the event will still be on. Bring some gumboots.
For information on the day contact Robyn Buerckner 69732132 0429 366 374 robyn.buerckner@cma.nsw.gov.au
RSVP to Judith at Farmlink 6924 4633 judith@farmlink.com.au by Tues 30th July

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