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Wheat Central West NSW

2012 Grain Forum

Agribusiness-Today-Logo-250x250Getting the Pulse on Cereals and Oilseeds

The 2012 Grain forum, Getting the Pulse on Cereals and Oilseeds was held at the Forbes Services Memorial Club on  Thursday the 2nd of August 2012.

The day included presentations and discussions on various topics including The future of Crop Production and Sustainable Farming Systems, Resilience and Adaptive Cropping Systems, as well as our guests speakers from Argentina presenting on No-Till Farming and Technology in Argentina (Lessons for Australia), who proved to be a great success.

Organisers were extremely pleased with the positive feedback received about the forum. Particpants commented on the high quality of the speakers, the relevance of topics and the amount of comprehensive information provided, with many saying they look forward to attending our forums in the future.

Speaker presentations and interviews from the forum:

Grant Byrne – Resilience & Adaptive Cropping

Nick Turner – Economic Update and Market Outlook

Charlie Aldersey – Market Opportunities for Australian Oilseeds

Michael Southan – Consumer Driven Demand in Cropping Industries

Pat Carberry – Future of crop production, food security & sustainable farming systems

Col McMaster – GRDC Grains Research Updates

Gabrielle Coupland – Managing farms in the future

Grant Byrne

Nick Turner

Charlie Aldersey

Michael Southan

Peter Carberry

Robert Peiretti – Biotechnology developments and the use in Argentina

Robert Peiretti – No-till Farming and Technology in Argentina

The following videos have not been produced by Regional Development Australia Central West but show stories on Roberto Peiretti in Argentina.