Australian Mungbean Association

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Hermitage Mungbean Field Walk 2018

Col Douglas Senior Research Scientist (Mungbean Breeding), Agri-Science Queensland will be one of the expert presenters at the 2018 Hermitage Mungbean Field Walk.

6 March, 2018


Date: Wednesday 28 March 2018

Time: 7.30 am start with BBQ breakfast – Concludes 12 pm

Where: Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Hermitage Research Facility, 604 Yangan Road, Warwick

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Our annual mungbean day promises to be even bigger and better than in previous years. Researchers from the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, as well as partners from the university sector and our local GRDC investment managers will be presenting and available to answer your questions.

Our theme for this year is 'how mungbeans work and how to make them work for you'.



Barbeque breakfast at 7.30 am

Varieties: update from the breeding program

Management: what is new and what is upcoming in agronomy and physiology

Crop protection: entomology, pathology

Soil biology: rhizobium (the good) and nematodes (the bad)

Grain storage

Industry update (Paul McIntosh, Pulse Australia)

Marketing and your industry association (Mark Schmidt, AMA President)

Field walk closes 12 pm sharp

Field program dependent on fine weather

Lunch and AMA Seeds committee meeting (both are by invitation)



Travelling into Warwick from Toowoomba (Cunningham Hwy) turn east on to Yangan Road just before crossing the railway line. The Research Facility is approximately 6 km out of town.

For further information contact Mark Schmidt 0497 303 303.

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This research is a joint investment between the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, the Grains Research and Development Corporation and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.