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Frances Crop Walk

For growers and agronomists

Tuesday 14th August 2 - 4pm

Meet at Tim Fry's, Badmans rd, Frances


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Updates - Wednesday August 22 9am – 1pm at the Naracoorte Town Hall

MFMG AGM – from 1.45pm


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2018 Root Health Workshop

Tuesday August 28, 10am – 3pm

Keith Football Clubrooms, Memorial Ave, Keith


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Frances Crop Walk

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Come along to Frances and hear about:


• The latest tactics for managing herbicide resistant ryegrass in the HRZ and an update on current trials at Frances 

• Fungicide treatments in canola  

• Evaluation of new pre-emergent herbicide for ryegrass control 

• Rhizobia in beans and the latest knowledge on inoculants in acid soils 

• Agronomic Update on NVT and MFMG trials 

• New pre-emergent herbicides for ryegrass control, ryegrass biostimulant trial and an update on Elders agronomic trials 


Further details and program can be found  HERE


One of the projects being discussed is the collaboration of MacKillop Farm Management Group, the University of Adelaide and Southern Farming Systems on a new two-year GRDC funded project “Development of local strategies to enable the integrated and profitable management of annual ryegrass seed banks in high rainfall zone farming systems of the Southern Region”. For information on this project click HERE 


Two demonstration sites have been established locally in 2018 – one at Frances and one at Millicent. The Frances site will be included in the crop walk on Tuesday 14th August. 


For more information contact: Katrina Copping on 0428660049 or via email