Rice Industry Field Day Booklet 2016

Rice Industry Field Day 2016, Smarter farming for all seasons

  • Business Risk – How to manage it, Phil O’Callaghan, ORM. Business Consulting and Agri-extension
  • How can I benefit from using the RFC service? Graham Christie, Rural Financial Counsellor, Coleambally
  • Lego, Farming, some Social Media, and Opportunities… Aimee Snowden, Farmer and founder of the Lego Farmer
  • Variety Development: Flexibility for growers / options for outside the square, Peter Snell and Ben Ovenden, NSW Department of Primary Industries, Yanco
  • What is the fodder market looking for? Tim Ford, Managing Director of Feed Central
  • Herbicide carryover from preceding winter crops, Malcolm Taylor, Agropraisals Pty. Ltd.
  • Using technology to improve decision making : use of remote sensing from satellites to drones for NDRE and thermal imaging, John Hornbuckle, Associate Professor, Deakin University
  • A farmer’s perspective on adopting the practise of delayed permanent water (DPW) in drill sown rice? Harry Kooloos, Rice Farmer, “Amarran”, Mayrung
  • Maximising irrigation profitability, John Smith, Department of Primary Industries, Yanco
  • Soils under an irrigated environment, Sam North , NSW Department of Primary Industries, Deniliquin
  • Double cropping—a grower’s experience, Nick Morona, Rice farmer
Leah Garnett