Australian Mungbean Association
Australian-grown mungbeans have quality written all over them!
AMA Industry Field Walk
20 March 2017
When: 28 March 2017
Start: 7.30 am BBQ Breakfast; 8.15 am Field Walk
Close: 12.00 pm sharp
Demo plots new release varieties — Col Douglas, Pulse Breeder, DAF
Entomology update — Liz Williams, Entomologist, DAF
Agronomy – row spacing/irrigation — Kerry McKenzie, Agronomist, DAF
Pathology 1 – fusarium — Lisa Kelly, Pathologist, DAF
New germplasm, breeding technology — Col Douglas, Pulse Breeder, DAF
Pathology 2 – Industry funded initiative to combat halo blight — Tom Noble, PhD candidate, QUT
Overview of mungbean industry — Paul McIntosh, Pulse Australia
Mungbean marketing — Mark Schmidt, Australian Mungbean Association
AMA Seeds Committee and members lunch (by invitation only)
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) Hermitage Research Facility, 604 Yangan Road, Warwick
Directions — Travelling into Warwick from Toowoomba (Cunningham Hwy) turn east on to Yangan Road just before crossing the railway line. The DAF Research Facility is approximately 6 km out of town.
Please RSVP for catering purposes to Debbie-Lee Nicholls
Field program dependent on fine weather.
This research is a joint investment between the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Australian Government’s Grains Research and Development Corporation.