Nitrogen Decisions in Drier Times Workshop - Penola Golf Club
Aug 02

Nitrogen Decisions in Drier Times Workshop - Penola Golf Club

Date & Time
2 August 2024 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
(UTC+09:30) Australia/Adelaide

Registrations Close
31 July 2024 5:00 PM

Nitrogen Decisions in Drier Times Workshop

Friday 2 August 9.00am to 3.30pm, including morning tea and lunch

Location: Penola Golf Club, 51 Krongart Rd, Nangwarry SA 5277



Session: Free 

Nitrogen Decisions in Drier Times Workshop

Join Dr Mel Fraser, Soil Functioning Consulting, and Felicity Turner, Turner Agribusiness for an in-depth look at the challenges of nitrogen decision-making in these dry times.

Topics will include:

  • How is the season tracking?
  • How are your expected crop yields and pasture production tracking as a result?
  • 'My Farm Dashboard' - setting up and exploring this decision making tool
  • Nitrogen decision-making this season in cereal and oilseed crops
  • Leveraging information sources to make informed decisions

BYO: laptop computer or tablet - some spares available.

Places limited, please register to attend.

Date: Friday 2 August

Time: 9.00am - 3.30pm, includes morning tea and lunch

Location: Penola Golf Club, 51 Krongart Road, Nangwarry

* Please note: To register (if not an MFMG member) at the prompt for a 'user name', please enter a user name ( we suggest your email address), and then a password. 

Limited places available: due to the interactive nature of the workshop





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Dr Mel Fraser, Soil Function Consulting

Dr Melissa Fraser from Soil Function Consulting is the Limestone Coast’s resident soil scientist, working across research and development, extension and education and on-farm diagnosis of constraints. She fell in love with the region when she started her PhD in 2005 and has spent more than 20 years working across SA, Qld and the NT exploring solutions to the challenges that our farmers face. Dr Fraser is passionate about soil health and the role it plays in growing healthy plants, crops, animals and humans and will share the latest results and recommendations on soil carbon and areas to focus on to lower on-farm emissions.

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Felicity Turner, Turner AgriBusiness

Felicity farms with her husband Mark on their farm at Field in the Upper South East.

She has over 20 years experience in Sustainable Agriculture across the South-East region of SA working predominantly in the field of crop and pasture agronomy and managing projects in mixed farming systems. Through this work she has been exposed to a lot of decision making tools that they have been utilising in their farming business to identify trigger points and allow the business to manage dry times.

Please bring the following:
  • Pen and notebook - so you don't miss any critical information



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Event Location
51 Krongart Road
Nangwarry SA 5277

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