EPARF value their membership base and the EPARF Board are continually looking for ways to improve the services that the organisation delivers for agriculture in the region. To gain an insight to what EPARF members value from their membership and to provide guidance to the Board for the future, a member’s survey was sent out. […]
Over 140 attended the Sandy Soils workshop held at Minnipa Ag Centre, with guest speakers Dr Stephen Davies (DAFWA), Dr Rick Llewellyn (CSIRO), Chris McDonough (Insight Extension for Ag), David Davenport and Brett Masters (Rural Solutions SA) and local EP farmers Ben Pope and Hayden Whitwell. EPARF Chairperson Simon Guerin opened the day with Andy […]
This workshop held at Minnipa Ag Centre was delivered by Leighton Pearce, Growing Solutions. Information presented was types of UAV’s available, laws governing their use and their application in agriculture. The event finished with a demonstration and participants having a go at flying a UAV! Very informative day, enjoyed by all attending.
The annual member day focused on Innovation and Technology, providing EPARF members with new practical tools and management opportunities available for their farming business. The program consisted of whole group presentations on engineering, weed sensing, mapping, climate forecasting, protein sensors and unmanned aerial vehicles. Small group sessions were presented on water leak detection units, soil […]
EPARF hosts an annual member day which is normally held at the Minnipa Agricultural Centre. Each year a core subject is selected to improve grower and industry understanding of a component of their agricultural system. This event provides the forum for important research messages from leading researchers direct to the grower. Past EPARF member days: […]