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Agronomist /AgriAdvisors Meeting – Cool Soil Initiative
May 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Irrigation Research and Extension Committee (IREC) together with Dr Cassandra Schefe and Cool Soils staff invites you to a Cool Soil meeting to be held on
Wednesday 17 May 2023
Quest Griffith, 55 Railway Ave, Griffith
This is a great opportunity to hear more about the Cool Soil Initiative which some of your clients may be or are planning to participate in, its benefits and also provide feedback to IREC on any issues your clients may be facing.
The draft agenda is as follows:
SPEAKERS: Dr Cassandra Schefe (CPSS, Soil Scientist, Co-owner-AgriSci Pty Ltd and Cool Soil Initiative Project Leader), Farm systems CSI staff
- Cool Soil Initiative introduction
- Greenhouse Gas Emissions from cropping: what do all the numbers mean and how do they vary by year and across regions?
- The role of the Farming Systems Groups
- Discussion: What issues are farmer clients facing and how can local agronomists support farmers in soil health and GHG mitigation?
COMPLIMENTARY LIGHT LUNCH PROVIDED
More info on the Cool Soils Project can be found here – https://www.csu.edu.au/cool-soil-initiative
Please contact myself or Virginia Porcile (Project Officer) if you have any questions. We hope you can join us on 17 May!