Katherine Research Station wet-season crop and hay field walk

Come to the Katherine Research Station to gain an insight into crop evaluation work conducted by the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR). DPIR staff, together with speakers from Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) and Heritage seeds will outline current work on the research station and explain how this field work may lead into future production systems.

4 April 2017 starting 9.00am.

Program

9.00 – Welcome/Tea and coffee Neil MacDonald DPIR

9.20 – Department of Primary Industry and Resources diversification program Callen Thompson

9.50 – Soybean Market potential Damian Bradford ADM

10.20 – Tropical pasture seed production potential Brent Scott Heritage seeds

10.50 – Field walk

  • Burgundy Bean Arthur Salisbury Heritage Seeds
  • Soybeans Damian Bradford ADM/Callen Thompson DPIR
  • Cassava Ian Biggs DPIR

12.00 – Lunch

Please RSVP to Teagan.Alexander@nt.gov.au

Last updated: 27 March 2017