SADGA & MFMG COMBINED CROPWALK – OCTOBER 13TH 12 NOON
SADGA and MFMG come together again to provide growers with another huge program. There is lots to see with sites spanning across SA’s South East and Victoria’s West Wimmera (covid restrictions not withstanding!!)
Starting with the Entegra Sheds BBQ lunch at Wolseley and a chat with Dr Hugh Wallwork and Prof Jason Able, we head out (weather permitting) to see the wheat variety trails NE of Wolseley, then over to the SADGA/FMC durum-Overwatch trial. All being well we cross the border to the Edenhope-Kaniva Rd for the NVT Durum, Wheat and Barley Trials and the NVT Pulse Site. Head back to Alwyn Dyer’s shed for an update of the progress of the Seed Terminator, unfortunately the BBQ is a victim of the covid restrictions and will not occur so the day will round out at 5pm.
[Image below: Keen interest for the 2020 MFMG Bean Trial from growers who were finding out how we can improve the nodulation for PBA Samira Beans.]
SADGA MID NORTH CROPWALK – SEPT 1ST FROM 8:45 AM
This year’s Mid North Cropwalk takes you across 4 sites and starts at Molineux Rd, Tarlee with Nufarm Canola Demo Site to visualise time of sowing, tank mixes, knockdown and volunteer control options. From Tarlee we head to Roseworthy College for the FMC Overwatch Trial and NVTs showing AGT’s new durum and barleys and InterGrain’s new bread wheat and barleys. The program finishes at AGT HQ for project updates and lunch generously supplied by AGT.
UPDATE: Alternative Venue University of Adelaide, Roseworthy Campus Mudla Wirra Road.
All members welcome to attend the AGM of The Southern Australia Durum Growers Association Inc,
As SA Covid Room Restrictions apply to 10 seats only, the room capacity has been reached, we welcome you to zoom into this meeting. Meeting room will be open 10 minutes prior to the commencement of the meeting.
The programs for both forums have now been developed and are proving again there is still more we need to know about durums including the supportive agronomy which improves yields and grain quality, logistics and marketing both nationally and globally.
These events are supported by the generosity of our sponsors and offer free entry to SADGA members with non-members entry set at $35pp.
A San Remo pasta lunch is available for those who wish to further their conversations with our researchers and industry partners at a cost of $15 per person.
Both events will following COVID SAFE regulations and check-in on arrival will be required.
Registration is essential. The system will issue a zero balance invoice, however Treasurer Trish will issue you an invoice for lunch @ $15 pp and for non-member forum entry @ $35 pp. Please follow the prompts on the following links to register your tickets.
March 3rd: Mid North Durum Forum at the Balaklava Sports Club, Ralli Park
2020 is the 30th Anniversary of the release of Durum Seed in Southern Australia
2020 marks the 30th year that the first durum crops were commercially grown in South Australia. In 1990 twelve growers each multiplied two tonnes of the variety Yallaroi in order to produce 500 tonnes of seed, which in 1991 was distributed amongst another 40 growers to produce 13,700 tonnes.