Southern Dirt Spring Field Day 2018

The Southern Dirt Spring Field day is Tuesday, 11th September 2018.

Starting at 7 AM with a NVT bus tour, a concurrent business session beginning at 8.30. Our Keynote speaker Toni Barton from the Original Lamb Bacon Co will be followed by our 2018 Trials tour and Sundowner drinks.

This event will be most thought-provoking with an exceptional line-up of business topics, a large number of field trials to be explored and a much anticipated interstate guest, who is absolutely changing the game when it comes to innovation and thinking outside the box. Don’t miss out.

VENUE: Starting and finishing at the Kojonup Golf Club

CATERING: All inclusive including morning tea, lunch, sundowner nibbles and drinks

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7.00am: NVT Tour

Cereal and Canola NVT Trials –  Optimising N Trial

Speakers include: Simon Zacher; Heping Zhang, Emma Russell

8.45am:  Business Session – Concurrent   

LInking Data to profitability on Farm – Brad Jones, Director of Bungulla Farming

Hiring and Keeping Staff on Farm – Paul O-Meehan, Butterfield Beef

The Global Consumer and the future of food and fibre… how farmers can position? – Wes Lefroy, Rabobank

10.30am: Morning Tea

Keynote speaker – Toni Barton, The Original Lamb Bacon Co. – Value add to local foods to increase farm profitability – The story of Lamb Bacon

12.00pm: Lunch

1.00pm: Main Trial Tour

GRDC Legume Demonstration – Raj Malik, DPIRD

Ripper Gauge Trial – Craig Bignell, Jeremy Lemon, DPIRD

P4Pastures – Brad Nutt, Murdoch University

Pasture Management – James Easton, CSBP

5.00pm: Sundowner