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Fertcare® Nitrogen Use Efficiency workshops

Applying the right form of nitrogen fertilizer at the right rate, at the right time and in the right place has important implications for crop profitability, greenhouse gas emissions and water quality impacts. The Fertcare® and Cotton Info Team is facilitating a Nitrogen Use Efficiency (NUE) workshop for Fertcare® participants and other advisors working in broadacre cropping.

Based on the latest research, Fertcare® has produced new Best Management Practice Guides (BMPs). A series of free workshops, focused on broadacre cropping, are being held to present these BMPs and bring you up to date with what advisors need to know about emissions management, NUE, soil carbon and more. It will also provide a great opportunity to catch up with colleagues from other districts.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Chris Dowling from Back Paddock Company
  • Dr Ben McDonald from CSIRO
  • Dr Rob Norton from the International Plant Nutrition Institute
  • Dr Mike Bell from The University of Queensland
  • Dr Rob Harris from the Department of Economic Development Jobs Transport & Resources Vic)
Location Date Venue
Naracoorte SA 12 Aug 2015 Settlers Café – 85 Gordon Street
Dalby Qld 27 Aug 2015 Dalby Leagues Club – Orpen Street
Forbes NSW 2 Sept 2015 Forbes Service Club – 41 Templar Street

The speakers and topics vary slightly between workshops so check the  full agenda and website for further details.

The is no cost to attend and previous Fertcare® participation is not essential. Lunch will be provided at the workshops. Please RSVP to Jeff Kraak.
(E: jeff.kraak@fertilizer.org.au M: 0407 663535).

Further reading

Do you know your Nitrogen Use Efficiency?

Acknowledgements

Jeff Kraak, Fertilizer Australia.

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