Cold fails to dampen Corrigin field walk spirits
A blustery, cold day failed to dampen the spirits of about 55 people at Corrigin Farm Improvement Group’s annual spring field walk.
The event began with breakfast at Corrigin Golf Club and a speech by ANZ State agribusiness manager Sabin Ivey.
Growers and industry representatives then piled on to a bus for a tour of eight cropping trials.
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Trials included seeding systems for heavy soils, pre-emergent and early post-emergent herbicides, optimal plant establishment for canola and lupins, a new ryegrass herbicide Luximax, fertiliser requirements after using a Reefinator, central deep banding potassium, and managing sandy soil.
Guests included Bayer territory sales manager Glen Bradley, Pacific Seeds south, central and northern WA sales manager Steve Lamb, BASF area sales manager Joel Lancaster, Rocks Gone founder Tim Pannell, CSBP Corrigin area manager Darian Smith, Carbon AG Solutions founder Brad Wisewould, Farmanco consultant Richard Brake, InterGrain territory manager Georgia Trainor and CBH business relationship manager Amy Fuchsbichler.
The event wrapped up with a sundowner at Corrigin Hotel.
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