The Westmar GRDC Grains Research Update is being held at the Westmar Sports Club on Tuesday, July 18

The Westmar GRDC Grains Research Update is being held at the Westmar Sports Club on Tuesday,  July 18.

It will be held at the Westmar Sports Club.

Topics include: Crop rotations - how they compare for risk, profit and system benefit  Simon Fritsch (AgriPath).

Yield, price and gross margin relationships and the value of rotation on soil water, nutrition, weeds and disease.

Advances in sowing equipment – variable downforce, adapting gear to precision, seed singulation and other applications  Andrew Farquharson (Toowoomba Engineering) & Philip Coggan (Grower, Meandarra)

Late Heliothis in wheat and barley - will it happen again and what if it does?

Practical strategies for problem weeds - glyphosate resistant barnyard, liverseed grass and sowthistle; Group A resistant wild oats; feathertop Rhodes grass Lawrie Price (NGA).

Landing the chickpea crop safely - strategies for late season disease management  Kevin Moore (NSW DPI).

Chickpeas. A Westmar field day will tell you how to land a top crop.

Chickpeas. A Westmar field day will tell you how to land a top crop.

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