- Feb 22 2023
- 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
It’s the Summer of Weeds – 22nd February 2023
Change in program due to heat:
Extra star attractions: Peter Cousins explaining MESONET and Andrew Bates live from Swarm Farm Robotics – Emerald – Queensland
We will be in the air conditioned stadium all afternoon with extra time for speakers in Gladstone.
Paddock demos will be in the evening when it cools down: Nitro with Bilberry cameras will be demoed along with several other camera sprayers.
RSVP for catering to Andrew Kitto Text only: 0409 866 223 $30 @ the Door.
“It’s the Summer of Weeds”
A joint initiative of the Laura Ag Bureau, UNFS Ag Tech Hub, and UNFS Laura/Gladstone Hub the event “It’s the Summer of Weeds – Improving summer herbicide application” will be held on the 22nd of February 2023 from 1pm onwards commencing at the Southern Flinders Sports Complex in Gladstone.
This event aims to:
- Support farmers in decision making for summer fallow weed control to conserve the soil moisture profile from a wet spring and see improved spray application throughout the district.
- New and existing technologies demonstrations to help increase adoption of spray technology that improve summer fallow weed management, reduces off target drift and improve herbicide application efficiency.
It will include:
- Static displays and presentations at Southern Flinders Sports Complex in Gladstone from 1pm.
- Paddock visits via bus to look at trial demonstrations including: 10 ha demo strips
- Machinery and technology demos On North side of Idlib Road
- Keynote speaker Ray Harrington – Farmer, innovator of Harrington Seed Destructor, member of GRDC green on green camera development group.
- Dinner at Southern Flinders Sports Complex for Networking opportunities & Keynote speaker
Please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/its-the-summer-of-weeds-tickets-512796326617Summer of Weeds