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Title: CFI Extension and Outreach CottonInfo Nutrition tour
Authors: Welsh, Jon
Keywords: CottonInfo
tour
inormation
knowledge
extension
cotton
irrigation
efficiencies
farming systems
nitrogen
MyBMP
growers
networking
capacity building
research
profitability
sustainability
environment
soil
health
Development and delivery
Issue Date: 30-Jun-2016
Publisher: CRDC CottonInfo Team
Series/Report no.: ;CFEO1602
Abstract: CottonInfo’s cotton nutrition tour hit the road in February 2016, bringing 10 leading cotton nutrition researchers onto farms across five cotton growing valleys. Growers were invited to field days at Gunnedah, Warren, Griffith, Emerald and Moree to meet with these researchers and to learn about the latest developments in nutrition research. Kicking off with the Gunnedah field day on February 8, on to Warren, Griffith, Emerald and Moree. A Research overview was the Agenda led by Allan Williams and Jane Trindall, CRDC. other specialised presenters included: Sustainable cotton production: higher yields, more often - Dr Oliver Knox, UNE Nutrient budgeting - Dr Chris Dowling, Back Paddock Improving nitrogen use efficiency- Dr Dio Antille, USQ Mineralised nitrogen in crop - Dr Francois Visser, UQ Nitrogen losses from irrigated cotton - Dr Ben Macdonald, CSIRO Phosphorus considerations: irrigated and raingrown cotton - Dr Brendan Griffiths, UNE Optimising nitrogen and irrigation application and nitrous oxide emissions - Jon Baird, NSW DPI Soil health and crop rotations - Dr Vadakutta Gupta, CSIRO Nitrous oxide losses from irri- gated cotton - Dr Graeme Schwenke, NSW DPI Research in practice - Nigel Corish, cotton grower and Nuffield Scholar Research, trials and local issues - Local CottonInfo regional development officers, PLUS, hear from the growers hosting each of the field days about their on-farm crop nutrition. All topics were covered at Gunnedah, Warren, Griffith and Emerald. A modified agenda for Moree, as was nutrition is part of the agenda at the Gwydir Valley Irrigators Association grower-led irrigation systems research field day.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1/4360
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