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IREC Irrigation Research Update

July 27, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm


IREC is running its annual IREC Irrigation Research Update at the Griffith Exies on Wed 27th July, 2022.

  • Precision Surface Irrigation – Rob Houghton, IREC Chairman
  • Managing irrigated Durum wheat for yield and protein – Sam O’Rafferty, Summit Ag
  • Controlling weeds around irrigation stops – Hayden Petty, Summit Ag
  • Optimising Irrigated Grains – Key Learnings – Ben Morris, Field Applied Research 
  • WaterCan Profit: A new calculator for increasing profitability of irrigated crops – Dr Rowan Eisner, University of Tasmania
  • Herbicide resistant weed distribution in the Riverina – Dr Chris Preston, Adelaide University 
  • Growers’ attitudes and practices towards area-wide management of weeds in the Riverina – Dr Gina Hawkes, University of Wollongong
  • The Cool Soil Initiative: Program update and relevance for irrigated cropping systems – Dr Cassandra Schefe, AgriSci Pty Ltd
  • Using genetics to infer movement in Ryegrass and Fleabane in the Riverina region – Dr James Hereward, University of Queensland 
  • Preventing weed spread to neighbours: ways and reasons – Dr Rick Llewellyn, CSIRO
  • Beyond colourful images – Near-real-time agricultural decision support information from Copernicus satellites – Dr Dongryeol Ryu, University of Melbourne 
  • Rice variety and agronomy update – Brian Dunn, NSW DPI
  • Optimising Irrigated Grains- Local maize trial results– Damian Jones, Irrigated Cropping Council

Morning tea and lunch is provided
RSVP is essential ([email protected] | 0418 402 197 | 6963 0936)





July 27, 2022
8:00 am - 3:30 pm


Griffith Ex-Serviceman’s Club
6-12 Jondaryan Avenue
Griffith, NSW 2680 Australia
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