Implications of 2018 drought and frosts for nutrient management in 2019?

2018 provided many challenges for grain growers, with mother nature dealing out drought and frost and everything in between across Australia’s grain growing regions. 

In light of these seasonal conditions and with harvest 2018 nearly over for many, what plans should you be making for your 2019 crop nutrition program?

Please join GRDC Communities for a webinar with Rob Norton to discuss approaches for next year.

Webinar:

Thursday 13 December

2:00 pm AEDT

Register here to attend, or get a link to watch the recording another time.

Rob Norton will outline how to use the 2018 season to guide nutrient management decisions for 2019. He’ll discuss:

  • the importance of soil tests
  • matching P removal rates with replacement
  • monitoring N and
  • keeping soil in place.

Presenter

Rob Norton is the Principle of Norton Agronomic and was the Director for the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) until recently. Rob spent 30 years lecturing and researching in agronomy at the University of Melbourne. He’s now an Associate Professor (Honorary) there. He continues to supervise graduate students and is a member of many industry groups and boards. Rob is also the Chair of the GRDC Communities Crop Nutrition Community of Practice.

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