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Minnipa Agricultural Centre

226 McKenzie Road
Minnipa, SA 5654 Australia
08 8680 6202

July 2015

EPARF Member Day – Innovation & Technology

July 22, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 226 McKenzie Road
Minnipa, SA 5654 Australia
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Membership

Program Member day 2015

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March 2016

Drone/UAV free workshop

March 8, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 226 McKenzie Road
Minnipa, SA 5654 Australia
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Free

The free workshop be facilitated by Leighton Pearce, Growing Solutions and will cover • Types of UAVs available • The laws governing their use, specifically relating to farmers • Applications in agriculture • Use of sensors • Demonstration of UAV in action • Participants can have a go at flying a UAV

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July 2016

EPARF Member Day – ‘SOILS’

July 27, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 226 McKenzie Road
Minnipa, SA 5654 Australia
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This event will focus on 'Getting the most out of your sands'. Great program and line up of speakers, more info to follow. Members only event

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February 2017

EPARF Board of Management meeting

February 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 226 McKenzie Road
Minnipa, SA 5654 Australia
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March 2017

Sheep Sheilas workshop – PinG

March 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 226 McKenzie Road
Minnipa, SA 5654 Australia
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Dr Colin Trengrove - PhD candidate at School of Animal and Veterinary Science, University of Adelaide presenting on: livestock management, nutrition in ewes and lambs, lamb survival, ewe nutrition pre joining, feeding weaners,  just to name a few. Workshop tailored around your individual questions!

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Grass Weed Management workshop

March 15, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 226 McKenzie Road
Minnipa, SA 5654 Australia
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Minnipa Agricultural Centre, Farmer Information Centre This free workshop presented by CSIRO researcher, Rick Llewellyn will look at the latest research results on grass weed management practices and then participants can work through developing and comparing the profitability of different herbicide and non-herbicide strategies for grass weed management for their farm.   Participants will have the chance to evaluate weed management options for their farm e.g. what’s the most profitable strategy for managing resistant grass weeds; is investment in harvest…

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April 2017

Trial Planning/Research Review meeting

April 4, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 226 McKenzie Road
Minnipa, SA 5654 Australia
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June 2017

FreeEyre Post Sowing Seminar 2017 – Minnipa

June 26, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 226 McKenzie Road
Minnipa, SA 5654 Australia
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Free

Minnipa Agricultural Centre - Farmer Information Centre Come along to FREE Eyre and Market Check's post sowing grain seminar. Catch up with other growers from your region and hear from the Market Check advisors about global and domestic projections for wheat, barley, canola and pulses as well as some insights in to how their managed programs are performing this year. Light lunch provided Please ensure you register at https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/minnipa-post-sowing-seminar-tickets-33913751945 or by calling Tess Walch on 0407488677.

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CANCELLED – 2017 EPARF Member day

June 28, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 226 McKenzie Road
Minnipa, SA 5654 Australia
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Regrettably, after a lot of consideration the EPARF board has decided to cancel the EPARF member day on legume management for now. We still hope to hold a day later in the year or early next year on something topical for members.

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July 2017

Managing Sheep in Dry Times Forum – MINNIPA AGRICULTURE CENTRE

July 10, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 226 McKenzie Road
Minnipa, SA 5654 Australia
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Registration at 8:30 am and finish with lunch at 12:30 pm Presentations by: Tim Leeming - “Paradoo Prime” Pigeon Pond Ken Solly - “Solly Business Services” Naracoorte Dr Nigel Baum - PIRSA Biosecurity, Clare Topics: Nutrition – macro and micro, plus maintenance versus production feeding Health – deficiencies and toxicities in dry times for all sheep classes and production stages Feeding/ adjusting / selling / containment feeding – what is going to work for me? Reproduction – how is the…

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August 2017

PinG – Design your own sheep genotype – MINNIPA

August 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 226 McKenzie Road
Minnipa, SA 5654 Australia
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Partners in Grain are holding a FREE interactive workshop full of useful tips and information at the Minnipa Ag Centre Presented by Dr Colin Trengrove Topics covered: Defining you sheep enterprise needs Buying new genes Visual assessment of rams Understanding sheep genetics breeding values Setting a breeding objective Minnipa Sheep Genetics Flyer Register now by contacting Fiona Carey  

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September 2017

EPARF Board meeting

September 5, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 226 McKenzie Road
Minnipa, SA 5654 Australia
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Minnipa Agricultural Centre Annual Field Day

September 6, 2017 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 226 McKenzie Road
Minnipa, SA 5654 Australia
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~ Come and see what's happening at Minnipa ~ PADDOCK INSPECTIONS!! Flier MAC Field Day 6 Sept Buses running from Streaky Bay and Port Kenny Come and network with researchers, industry and stakeholders Refreshments available - Lunch available to purchase $10 entry - EPARF members free    

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February 2018

EP TRANSPORT STUDY – MEETING WITH GROWERS (Prior to Pulse Management Workshop)

February 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 226 McKenzie Road
Minnipa, SA 5654 Australia
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*** TO BE HELD IN THE AGRONOMY SHED, PRIOR TO THE MEMBER PULSE MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP*** 11am to 12noon A light lunch provided - BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL - RSVP by 7 February GPSA invites you to attend a briefing on the DPTI EP Transport Study and the new Chain of Responsibility legislation that will come into effect in July 2018. EP Transport Study DPTI and Genesee & Wyoming Australia have partnered to prepare a business case to consider the Eyre Peninsula railway…

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Pulse Management – EPARF Member Workshop

February 14, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 226 McKenzie Road
Minnipa, SA 5654 Australia
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PULSE MANAGEMENT FOR LOW RAINFALL Minnipa Agricultural Centre - Agronomy Shed Expert speakers presenting.…... PULSE AGRONOMY TIPS - Larn McMurray (20 years of pulse agronomy experience!) INOCULATION - Liz Farquharson, SARDI PULSE CROP DISEASE MANAGEMENT- Jenny Davidson, SARDI LENTIL MANAGEMENT - Sam Holmes (Practical tips for paddock selection, herbicide management, rolling, harvest and storage) PULSE PROFITABILITY FOR LOW RAINFALL FARMING - Michael Moodie Followed by OPEN FORUM - facilitated by Andy Bates 1 pm start followed by Dinner BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL…

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March 2019

WoTL – Weather the Storm program

March 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 226 McKenzie Road
Minnipa, SA 5654 Australia
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‘Weather the Storm’, supporting women manage dry times, is a series of three workshops to assist women to prepare themselves, their families and communities for the impact of dry seasons. This program is being run through local Minnipa/Poochera and Streaky Bay WoTL groups and is FREE thanks to support from the EPNRM and DEW. Register now for the workshops beginning in early March by contacting Kim Blenkiron, WoTL on 0427592243 or eo@wotl.com.au. WoTL Weather The Storm Minnipa Flyer.docx

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GRDC Effective Spray Application Workshop – MINNIPA AG CENTRE

March 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 226 McKenzie Road
Minnipa, SA 5654 Australia
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FREE

Join one of the leading application specialists, Jorg Kitt for a FREE workshop to enhance the performance of your sprayer, improve product application and mitigate spray drift risk factors! 1pm start with light Lunch WORKSHOP NUMBERS LIMITED - REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/grdc-effective-spray-application-workshop-tickets-56770842117 FOR MORE INFORMATION: GRDC spray application workshop Minnipa.pdf EVENT SUPPORTED BY EPARF

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July 2019

GRDC Grains Research Update – Minnipa Ag Centre

July 31, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 226 McKenzie Road
Minnipa, SA 5654 Australia
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Boosting Profitability ~ Resilient Solutions Wednesday 31st July - 9am to 1pm, followed by LUNCH * New generation and adapted wheat and barley varieties - Kenton Porker * On-farm grain storage - looking at the options for maintaining grain quality - Ben White * Cost effective outcomes for ameliorating sandy soils - Therese McBeath * Sustaining our herbicides into the future - Chris Preston * A profit first approach to precision agriculture - Patrick Redden Register and pay online now:…

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September 2019

Minnipa Agricultural Centre Field Day

September 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 226 McKenzie Road
Minnipa, SA 5654 Australia
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$10

Virtual fencing Nutrition management in alkaline soils Dryland legume pasture systems Mixed cover crops Nutrition strips Barley grass management Pulses Vetch Russian wheat aphid NVT wheat and barley Early sown wheat management Dry sowing Herbicide resistance EPARF AGM and grower group merger presentation **10 Entry - Free entry for EPARF members and school students Program MAC 2019

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