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MNHRZ Spring Field Day

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This day which supports grain growers, hay producers, and livestock farmers will commence at the Frost Learning Centre, Sod Hut Road Farrell Flat at 9:00 am and then will continue onto The Navan Hay Shed at Giles Corner via the trials at Merilden.

Our Lunchtime session which includes our AGM will start at 12:00 with guest speakers Dr Michael Nash speaking of the Slug & Bug Fest of 2023 and Dr Theresa McBeath of CSIRO presenting on N Banking in the high rainfall zone.

Our range of trial site speakers includes Dr Kenton Porker of CSIRO, Ben Smith Agrilink, and Dr Penny Roberts Dylan Bruce of SARDI/PIRSA covering the Frost trials and Pulses, Cereals, and Nitrogen.

Program:

  • 9 am – Frost Learning Centre Sod Hut Rd, Farrell Flat,

  • 12 noon Lunch and Shed Session, Connell’s Hay Shed, Navan

  • 2:00 pm – Giles Corner, Barrier Highway

Program
Commencement location will be dependent on the weather and at the time of writing will start at the railway line on Sod Hut Road, Farrell Flat

9:00 am

  • Phenology sown April – an interesting discussion on temperature sensitive varieties, seeing as how the crop is now at this of writing (June) is at GS 30!

  • + Delay Reset and Stubble, Wheat and Barley Varietal Mix, Frosted Seed and Variety TOS Trial, Product trial, PGR Trial, Dual Purpose Demo, Seeding Rate x Nitrogen Canopy Trial, Biological Trial, Adjuvant Trial, Herbicide Trial, Safflower Rotation Trial, Stubbles, Dual Purpose

  • 11:00 am

  • Frost Avoidance and Mitigation Project, Intercropping and Pulse time of Sowing trials

  • Merilden SHO Safflower and Pasture Trials

11:30 depart for 12:00 noon – Connells Hay Shed, Navan

12 noon

Lunch supplied

12:30 pm

Speakers:

  • Dr Michael Nash – Slugs: What’s the go with snails that have lost their homes in 2023.

  • Dr Theresa McBeath CSIRO – Nitrogen Bank in the High Rainfall Zone

  • MNHRZ AGM

2:00 pm

Giles Corner Trial Site – Barrier Hwy 300 m south of Navan Rd

  • Pulse Protein

  • Cereal Trials

  • Canola Systems and Glypho Technology Trials

  • Pasture Trials

  • Nitrogen Trials

  • InterGrain New Barley Variety Launch

Organiser

MNHRZ – Deb Baum

Phone

0481 322 821

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Venue

Venue

Farrell Flat Frost Learning Centre
Near Sod Hut Road
Farrell Flat, 5416 Australia
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0481322821
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