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AIA Vic Lunch Webinar Tue 2 Mar 12.00 PM - 1.30 PM

Mon 15 Feb 2021 @12.00 PM - 1.30 PM


AIA Vic Lunch Webinar Tue 2 Mar 12.00 PM - 1.30 PM

Cropping in the Riverina

John Lacy graduated BScAg Sydney Uni in 1974 and M.Applied Sci. UWS 1993 and commencing a PhD in winter cropping rotations 2021.


He was appointed District Agronomist Finley with NSW DPI in 1976 until 2003. His interest was developing Cropcheck in collaboration with dryland and irrigated farmers starting with the Five Tonne Irrigated Wheat Club in 1984. In 1985 he started evaluating Ricecheck for improving yields using objective practices. In 2003 he became the Industry Leader Rice Farming Systems until retirement in 2011. As a part time consultant, he still benchmarks winter crops and rice with 4 farmer discussion groups.


John will discuss his experiences and current benchmarking activities with winter crops and rice in the Riverina. 


Contact Bill Lewis for the Webinar Link: M 0417 146 800, E


Regards, Bill

W E Lewis FAIA | Secretary | Victoria Division | Ag Institute Australia

M  0417 146 800    E   W


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