Conference Program

Wed 3rd August 2022

Waringa Agriculture

Session 1: Welcome

8:30 – 8:45 Clint Della Bosca,WANTFA Chair

Setting the Scene Soil Constraints & CTF

8:45 – 9:30 Stephen Davies, Research Scientist, DPIRD Where we are at with soil amelioration in WA? Results and adoption
9:30-10:15 Luke Clark, Farmer, Jamestown SA CTF: Farming systems approach
10:15 – 10:45 Morning Tea Brought to you by Waringa Agriculture

Session 2: Farmers Session

10:45-11:30 Trevor Syme, Farmer, Bolgart, WA Developing a CTF over 10yrs -no till farming CTF soil amelioration claying/deep ripping spading, seeding systems?
11:30-12:15 TBA Long-term farming systems approach to CTF
12:15-1:15 Lunch Brought to you by Ag Machinery Specialists

Session 3: Plant Nutrition & VRT

1:15-1:45 Craig Scanlon, Research Scientist, DPIRD Nutrition post amelioration
1:45-2:15 Ty Hening, Agronomist, Tek Ag, WA Variable rate fertiliser application: case studies
2:15-2:45 James Heggaton, Farmer, Kojonup, WA High rainfall CTF and stubble management
2:45-3:00 Discussion
3:00-3:30 Afternoon Tea Brought to you by Burando Hill

Session 4: Weed Management

3:30-4:15 Tom Edwards, Research Scientist, DPIRD Soil amelioration can change the behaviour of herbicides
4:15-4:45 Dylan Hirsch, Farmer, Carnamah, WA Harvest weed seed control
4:45-5:00 Discussion
5:00-6:00 Sundowner Brought to you By Rometron Australia (Weedit)

Thurs 4th August 2022

Session 1: Welcome

8:30-8:45 Bindi Isbister

Session 2: Farmers Session

8:45-9:30 Clint Della Bosca, Farmer, Southern Cross, WA Low rainfall considerations for amelioration
9:30-10:15 Ben Beech, Farmer, Kojonup, WA Starting a CTF system in mixed farming
10:15-11:00 Morning tea Brought to you by Burando Hill

Session 3: Consultants View

11:00-11:30 Greg Condon, Agronomist, Grassroots Agronomy, NSW Strip disc and weed management options

Session 4: Wheel Track and Tyre Management

11:30-12:15 Kieran Grey, Evolution Agriservices, Esperance, WA Tyre options & pressure in practice
12:15-1:00 Bindi Isbister (DPIRD) with Ty Fulwood (Farmer, Cunderdin, Farmer (TBC) & Manufacturer (TBC) Tyres and wheel track management: panel discussion
1:00-1:15 Closing remarks ACTFA & WANTFA
1:15-3:00 Lunch and networking

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