EPARF Member Day 2011

The ‘Choices for Mixed farming systems – Best Bets’ event at Minnipa Agricultural Centre was held to focus on options farmers could take if their cereal on cereal systems were failing due to problems including weeds, diseases, nutrition and whole farm profitability. 140 people attended the day to listen to a wide range of informative […]

EPARF Member Day 2010

Over 100 farmers attended the ‘Cereal Growth Stages’ member day held at Minnipa Agricultural Centre to learn about cereal growth stages and how to improve the profitability of growing crops. EPARF chairperson Peter Kuhlmann, welcomed members and introduced Dr Glenn McDonald, University of Adelaide who explained how cereals develop from germination through to grain fill, […]

EPARF Member Day 2009

EPARF joined with GRDC and SAFF to hold the ‘Technical Research Update for Growers’ at the Minnipa Agricultural Centre. Ed Hunt, consultant Wharminda presented on flexible farming, how Eyre Peninsula farmers are adapting to change. For robust and sustainable businesses in the future we need an improved ability to identify and analyse potential enterprise costs, […]

EPARF Member Day 2007

The ‘EP Cereal Disease’ event held at the Minnipa Agricultural Centre focused on disease identification and was well attended by members and industry supporters. Neil Cordon, SARDI extension agronomist set the scene for the day pointing out that the aim of the day was to improve skills and confidence in identification of crop diseases and […]

EPARF Member Day 2006

The ‘Eyre Peninsula Grain and Graze’ field day held at the Minnipa Agricultural Centre involved a mix of expert speaker presentations and field trial demonstrations. Rowan Ramsey, EPARF and EP Grain and Graze Chairperson welcomed everyone and introduced Brian Wibberley, Wibberley Chartered Accounts to present information on whole farm financial assessment of mixed farming enterprises. […]