More grain in bin, extra bucks in pocket with harvester forums

More grain in bin, extra bucks in pocket with harvester forums

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Minimising harvest losses often is the principle heart of attention of GRDC workshops being creep in NSW in early October. Photograph Nicole Baxter, GRDC.

Grain losses in some unspecified time in the future of harvesting equate to valuable misplaced profits for growers across Australia every twelve months.

To present a enhance to growers in their efforts to lower harvest losses and toughen operations at harvest time, the Grains Analysis and Pattern Company (GRDC) is net hosting a series of free-of-price harvester forums.

The half-day forums will heart of attention on harvest loss discount, harvest weed seed management (HWSC) and prevention of harvester fires.

Growers, advisers and contractors taking share within the forums will discover about recommendations to toughen harvest practices, with presentations by industry experts to assist growers in making certain extra grain goes within the bin.

GRDC Grower Family Supervisor – North, Graeme Sandral said the forums had been organised in step with calls from industry.

Mr Sandral said study had confirmed in some cases valuable quantities of grain were being left on the ground in some unspecified time in the future of harvest, representing profits losses of as a lot as $100/hectare.

Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) farm scrutinize data locations common farm losses at harvest at spherical $96,000 every twelve months.

“These colorful, interactive forums will expose harvest weed seed management to growers and point to how operational adjustments can lower harvest losses,” Mr Sandral said.

” Optimising harvest losses, lowering grain injury, and managing weed seeds – within the raze return extra profits per hectare, however measuring these losses is the principle to being in a location to organize them.”

Co-ordinated by Well-known Sales and FarmLink, the forums are being held in regional locations in Recent South Wales subsequent month.

Themes lined at the forums embody:

  • Notion the affect of harvest loss, guidelines on how to measure it and guidelines on how to trade your harvester to lower losses
  • HWSC most as a lot as the moment data, sharing guidelines on how to build-up for efficient HWSC using mills programs (iHSD, Seed Terminator, SCU) chaff decks & chaff lining
  • Reducing the chance of harvester fires

These forums will be held at:

  • Lake Cargeligo, Tuesday, October 13, 8am-midday (Grower paddock particulars supplied on registration)
  • Condobolin, Tuesday, October 13, 1.30pm-5.30pm (Grower paddock particulars supplied on registration)
  • Ardlethan, Thursday, October 15, 8am-midday (Grower paddock particulars supplied on registration)
  • Lockhart, Thursday, October 15, 1.30pm-5.30pm (Grower paddock particulars supplied on registration)

The forums will characteristic experts Greg Condon (Grassroots Ag), Rod Gribble (Australian Personalized Harvesters) and Warrack Finlay (Well-known Sales).

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