Water resources & irrigation workshop
An afternoon exploring the opportunities and resources the West Midlands has to offer. A free WMG workshop hosted at the Dandaragan CRC from 3pm - 7pm with dinner and drinks included.
- Variable rate irrigation: is it worth it and what are the pitfalls?
- Remote monitoring options for irrigation
- Lowering the cost of pumping for irrigation
- New opportunities and licensing for irrigation in the region
- Competition for water resources: new development in the region
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Farm Safety: Safeguarding your People and Business
A new interactive workshop from Rural Edge designed to get you started on improving farm safety and building a system. This workshop will assist you to establish your safety priorities and provides clear templates and guidelines to get you started or take your safety up a notch.
This workshop will provide participants with the tools to build their own farm safety system and ensure they are safeguarding their people and business - Don’t put them at risk!
- Laws and Penalties
- Employer and Employee responsibilities
- Tools to break down resistance
- Goals of a Farm Safety System
- Safety Basics
- Hazard Identification
- Standard Policies
- Safe Work Instructions
- Take 5 concept
- Safety Culture
- Staff Inductions
- Visitors and Contractors
- Checklists and Templates for getting started
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2020 Seasonal Updates
This year's Seasonal Updates will be hosted in Dandaragan! Join us for the latest agribusiness information, prominent speakers and trial results relevant to our region from across the cropping and livestock sectors as well as plenty of time for a chat. Save the 2020 Seasonal Updates in your calendar now!
On the agenda so far...
"Longevity of soil amelioration benefits: impact of soil type, method and biotic constraints" - Stephen Davies, DPIRD
"Confinement feeding: is it the right fit for you?" - Ashley Herbert, Agrarian Management
"The global market and outlook for the agricultural industry in 2020" - Stephen Kelly, Rabobank
"Exploring novel sowing systems for lentil and chickpea 2019 trial results" - Sarah Rich, CSIRO
"Pioneer Yieldmax Canola 2019 trial results" - Erinn McCartney, Pioneer Seeds Australia
"Nitrogen strategies for yield and grain quality in Dandaragan trial results" - Mark Gherardi, Summit Fertilizers