Although the weather was wet and cold many attended from SE, Victoria & NSW the SE/Victorian Crop Walk. The day began with a BBQ at the Jolpac site; from there we looked at the Durum versus Bread wheat trial sites conducted by Nathan Tink & Jason Able.
The Durum Pre-Seeding Forums for 2017 are:
Tarlee, SA, Wednesday, March 15th 2017
Horsham, Vic, Wednesday, March 22nd 2017
On April 6th at the Durum Pre-Seeding Forum at Blyth 40 farmers, sponsors and consultants attended to hear a broad range of excellent speakers on a variety of topics – research, marketing, chemicals. A pasta lunch followed at the Blyth Hotel with pasta provided San Remo and drinks by Imtrade
Below is the link to the Stock Journal’s report on the Forum by Paula Thompson
Below are the links to the Progress Statements of the SAGIT projects being conducted in conjunction with UA and SADGA
“SAGIT Gross Margin Sensitivity Analysis Trials”
“SAGIT Durum Heat Tolerance Trials”
Below is the link to Bridget Penna’s summary on the SAGIT website
, Nick May, Balaklava, was the recipient of the 2016 Durum Grower of the Year Award sponsored by San Remo which includes a trip to Italy. The award was presented to Nick at the ‘Carnevale’ by San Remo’s Adam Jackson.