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June 2017

GRDC Dry start forum: maximising returns through informed decision making

June 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cummins Bowling Club Cummins, Australia

GRDC in conjunction with EPARF and LEADA are funding two forums for farmers on Eyre Peninsula that are questioning how to make the best of such a dry start to the season. The forums will provide local seasonal outlooks, local yield prediction scenarios, crop growth in dry and cold conditions and risk of heat and frost impacts based on sowing time, options for livestock and a panel session and discussion on things we can do to maximise returns and profit…

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July 2017

GRDC Farm Business Update

July 5, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Port Lincoln Hotel Port Lincoln, Australia

Adaptable Businesses – Achieving Results Topics to be covered include: Interest rates – fix or float? Risk and enterprise mix A great team makes farming enjoyable and profitable Why and when should farm machinery be upgraded? Making the best use of profits Farm tax depreciation benefits – the untold story Use this link to view the program and registration form:  9280 Pt Lincoln FB update invite (Interactive) (4) $30.00 per person and $20.00 subsequent people from the same business (GST…

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Management of ewes and lambs in a tough season – Sheep health and husbandry forum

July 12, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

In this tight season when sheep are most vulnerable and there may be no other income, many sheep health issues may kick in:  pregnancy toxaemia, acidosis, hypocalcemia, coccidiosis and more. Two forums will be held on Eyre Peninsula: Tuesday 11 July – “Glenville” Daryl Smith and Franklin Harbour Agricultural Bureau Wednesday 12 July – Community Shearing Shed, 300 Clarkes Lane, North Shields 9.30am – 1.00pm with BBQ lunch to follow   Register now – Call Mary on 0407 187 878…

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August 2017

MLA/AWI Making More from Sheep forums for EP

August 4, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cummins Rambler Football Club, Ponton Grove, Cummins, Ponton Grove
Cummins, South Australia 5631 Australia
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Wednesday 2ndAugust at Ceduna Foreshore Hotel Thursday 3rdAugust at Kimba Gateway Hotel Friday 4thAugust at Cummins Ramblers Football Club, Cummins The forums will be half day commencing at 9.00am (rego 8.30am) and finishing at 1.00pm (lunch until 2.00pm).  There will be five speakers all up. For further details use the following link:  Making More From Sheep A4 Flyer_FA_print Or to register visit: www.makingmorefromsheep.com.au or call 1800 070 099.

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GRDC Grains Research Update

August 11, 2017
Cummins Rambler Football Club, Ponton Grove, Cummins, Ponton Grove
Cummins, South Australia 5631 Australia
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ADAPTABLE BUSINESSES - ACHIEVING RESULTS The GRDC Grains Research Update includes: The impacts of the dry conditions on herbicide effectiveness and weed management decisions; Proactive management decisions in response to the poor season; Improving the profitability of cropping and livestock integration; Nutrient considerations for 2017; and Virtual fencing for future grain and grazing operations. Use this link to view the program and registration form: 9340 Cummins update invite (Flyer) $30.00 per person and $20.00 subsequent people from the same business (GST…

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September 2017

2017 Spring Field Walk

September 8, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

The LEADA Spring Field Walk will be held on Friday 8 September 2017. Meet at the Cummins Oval at 10.30am Topics include: Profitable Beans on highly acidic off-type soils; Efficiency of pre-emergent herbicides in dry sown cereals; High density seeding rates to maximise yields in late breaks; New pre-emergent herbicides for ryegrass and broadleaf control in canola; and Canola Agronomy Trials The full program can be viewed via the following link. Spring Crop Walk Flyer - 2017

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November 2017

Overcoming barriers to stubble retention

November 9, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Port Lincoln Hotel Port Lincoln, Australia + Google Map

An interactive event for advisors, agribusiness, researchers and farmers, providing an opportunity to discuss with the experts how to overcome barriers such as disease, pests (snails, mice), nutrition and weeds in stubble retained farming systems. For further details and to register for this event contact Naomi Scholz on 8680 6233.

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March 2018

2018 LEADA Expo – Tuesday 13 March

March 13, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
Kapinnie, https://www.google.com.au/maps/place/117+Lawrence+Rd,+Kapinnie+SA+5632/@-34.1377881,135.4950038,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x6aa999700b85f69d:0x6fea2e41eb9e1711!8m2!3d-34.1374628!4d135.495917 + Google Map

LEADA Weed Seed Management Expo Tuesday 13 March 2018 7.30am start Kapinnie Clubrooms, Kapinnie 7.30am Registration and Breakfast 8.00am Bruce Morgan, Chair, LEADA, Welcome 8.05am Greg Condon, Grassroots Agronomy – Using innovative agronomy to smash herbicide resistant weeds 9.00am Andrew Ware and Blake Gontar, SARDI – Lower Eyre Peninsula 2017 Trial Updates 9.40am Jacob Giles, SARDI – High Density Seeding Rate Trial results and Snail work – what’s going on? 10.00am Morning Tea 10.20am Michael Walsh, University of Sydney –…

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June 2018

LEADA Post-Seeding and GRDC Local Forum

June 26, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Kapinnie, Kapinnie, South Australia 5607 Australia + Google Map

1.00pm on Tuesday 26 June 2018 at Cummins Kapinnie Football and Netball Clubrooms Guest speakers include:  Associate Professor Christopher Preston, University of Adelaide and Dr Kym Perry, SARDI. Tea will follow the Forum. RSVP: Megan Low, 0427 393 065 or email leadaexec@gmail.com for catering purposes  

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August 2018

LEADA Pulse Workshop and Crop Walk

August 28, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cummins Oval,

Why you should still care about your legumes!  LEADA Pulse Workshop & Crop Walk Tuesday 28 August - 9.30am-5pm  Meet at Cummins Oval Join industry experts including Larn McMurray, Tim Prance, Andrew Ware and more as they speak in the paddock about: Improving agronomy for pulse crops New innovative pulse breeding Global Grain Genetics Pulses on off soil types Pulse marketing How to look after your pastures and more.... Contact Megan Low on 0427 393 065 or at leadaexec@gmail.com for…

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