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GRDC Harvester Forums- Maitland

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

South Australian grain growers are invited to participate in 2020 Harvest Forums to be held in September.

Hear from industry experts and local growers on the integration of harvest weed seed control (HWSC) options, harvester fire prevention and accurate measurement/management of harvest losses.

This half day workshop will provide growers and advisors an opportunity to learn from others in their region about the different strategies currently being used to control harvest weed seeds as well as practical information about where to measure losses during harvest.

Harvester forums will be facilitated events with presentations by industry experts to help to drive conversation and assist growers to get more grain in the bin and less on the ground.

Forum leaders include:
• Prof. Chris Preston (University of Adelaide)
• Sam Trengrove & Stuart Sherriff (Trengove Consulting)
• Dr James Barr (Seed Terminator)
• Keith Hopkins (Primary Sales)
• Ben White (Kondinin Group) via Zoom
• Ben Wundersitz (Grower)
• Craig Davis (Craig Davis Agronomy)
Regional speakers include:
• Jamie Phillis (Grower)
• Luke Telfer (Grower)
• Ben Francis (Grower)
• Paul Jarret (Grower)
• Wade Nickolls (Grower)
• Andrew Thomas (Grower)
• Understanding the impact of harvest loss, how to measure it and how to change your harvester to reduce losses
• HWSC latest information, sharing how to set-up for effective HWSC using mills systems (iHSD, Seed Terminator, SCU) chaff decks & chaff lining
• Reducing the risk of harvester fires

Due to COVID-19 management requirements registration for these free half-day forums is essential.


September 22
9:00 am - 1:30 pm


Ag Communicators – Loren Revell-Karutz
08 8332 3277


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