Events, 08 Dec 2023
The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is hosting 'Summer Sesh' forums in Busselton, Bremer Bay, and Dunsborough on January 9, 16, and 23, aimed at Western Australian growers. These interactive sessions, part of the National Grower Network (NGN), offer a platform for discussing industry opportunities and constraints. The forums include unique 'farm to table' presentations by local breweries, focusing on barley use in beer production. Guest speakers like Barry Mudge and John Francis will share insights on de-risking farm decision-making. The events are free and serve as a venue for growers to influence GRDC's research and extension investments.
Events, 04 Dec 2023
The 2024 Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Grains Research Update in Perth invites grain growers, advisers, and researchers to a pivotal event on February 26-27 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. Building on the success of the previous year's series, which attracted nearly a thousand attendees, this forum will spotlight the latest in grain research, technology, and market development. Key features include a plenary session on the future direction of GRDC investments, discussions on global market impacts, and over 50 sessions on topics like crop breeding, automation in agriculture, and sustainability. This premier event, aimed at enhancing productivity and profitability in the grains industry, will be followed by five regional Updates across Western Australia.
Events, 27 Nov 2023
The 2023 Adelaide Crop Protection Forum, co-organized by AHRI, CCDM, and Cesar Australia with GRDC support, focuses on innovative genomic solutions to tackle increasing pesticide resistance in agriculture. Featuring experts like Dr. Todd Gaines, the event will discuss the latest in herbicide, fungicide, and insecticide resistance research and management strategies. Key topics include resistance evolution, trends, and practical countermeasures, highlighting GRDC-funded projects. The forum aims to equip industry professionals with advanced knowledge and tools for effective resistance management in crops.
Events, 06 Sep 2023
International conference canola field day: a showcase of canola innovations and research in Wagga Wagga
The field day is being held in conjunction with the International Rapeseed Congress 2023 (IRC-2023) and is expected to attract more than 120 international and Australian canola researchers and industry experts, alongside local growers.
Events, 04 Sep 2023
The ‘What’s new in Ag’ field day has been developed to showcase how growers can use advanced agricultural technology for informing decision-making during dry times and effectively navigating seasonal fluctuations.
Events, 01 Sep 2023
Western region panel members and staff will tour the region from September 11 – 14, meeting with local growers, grower group representatives, researchers and advisers in a range of locations including farms and trial sites.
Events, 16 Aug 2023
QDAF, NSW DPI and CSIRO have come together with the GRDC to hold the Northern Farming Systems Industry Discussion Forums.
Events, 09 Aug 2023
GRDC is inviting grain growers and consultants across Queensland and New South Wales to a free virtual discussion on overcoming soil constraints to improve crop yields.
Events, 08 Aug 2023
The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and the NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI), in collaboration with NSW Farmers, extend an invitation to all growers and advisers to the AgQuip Grower Forum, where practical information to help growers, agronomists and farm advisers will be on offer.
Events, 01 Aug 2023
Western Australian grain grower Darrin Lee knows first-hand that effectively setting-up and calibrating harvesting equipment can equate to ‘money in the bank’.