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IREC Irrigation Research Update

July 20, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Don’t miss out on IREC’s Irrigation Update on Thursday 20 July, 8.30am-3.30pm at the Gem Hotel Griffith!

FREE entry and light lunch provided. Registrations essential, book your spot here – https://bit.ly/42IKVWW

GREAT line up of topics and speakers including:
🔷 Cool Soil Initiative Dr Cassie Schefe (AgriSci)
🔷 Managing Soil Variability James Kanaley (Consulting Agronomist)
🔷 Managing the Carbon Footprint of Irrigation Farm Dams Dr Jackie Webb (Deakin Uni)
🔷 Lessons from the 2022/23 Cotton Season and Looking Forward Kieran O’Keeffe (CottonInfo)
🔷 Estimating Soil Moisture Tension in Cotton Rodrigo Filev Maia (Deakin University)
🔷 NSW DPI Research Update David Troldahl (Deakin University)
🔷 Optimising Irrigated Grains Project – Impact of disease & inoculation in irrigated chickpeas and assessing impact of nitrogen rates in durum wheat Damian Jones (Irrigated Cropping Council)
🔷 Optimising Irrigated Grains Project – Plant growth regulator use in barley and durum to improve harvestability and yield Hayden Petty and Sam O’Rafferty (Summit Ag Agricultural Consulting)
🔷 Optimising Irrigated Grains Project – Ben Morris (FAR Australia)
🔷 Rice Update Mark Groat (SunRice)
🔷 Overview of Area Wide Management of Weeds (AWM) Project Dr Rick Llewellyn (CSIRO)
🔷 Herbicide resistant weed distribution in the Riverina Dr Rick Llewellyn (CSIRO)
🔷 Genetics (AWM) Dr James Hereward (Uni of QLD)
🔷 Growers’ attitudes and practices towards area-wide management of weeds in the Riverina (AWM) Dr Sonia Graham (University of Wollongong Social Scientist)
🔷 Southern NSW Innovation Hub Project Update


July 20, 2023
8:30 am - 3:30 pm