Past Event: Dookie Field Day 2023: Redesigning Broadacre Farming Systems

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    • Tue, October 03 202310:00am AEST
    • 1:15pm AEST
  • Dookie Campus, 940 Dookie-Nalinga Road, Dookie, Victoria 3647
  • Razlin Azman
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Join us at The University of Melbourne’s Dookie Campus for a field day about redesigning broadacre farming systems.

All welcome, please RSVP to this free event (see box to the right).


9:35 AM – 9:55 AM Registration and pre-event tea & coffee
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM Dookie Field Day Welcome Adress & Outline of Dookie Field Day

Prof Tim Reeves (the University of Melbourne)

10:20 AM – 11:20 AM Redesigning Broadacre Farming Systems

Project Overview

Assoc Prof Dorin Gupta, project leader (the University of Melbourne) Dr Razlin Azman, Research Fellow

Dr Waseem Ashfaq, Research Fellow

Dookie farm site experiments

Assoc Prof Dorin Gupta & project team (the University of Melbourne)

Birchip Cropping Group (BCG) site experiments

Dr Yolanda Plowman & Mr Angus Butterfield (BCG)

Riverine Plains site experiments

Dr Sara Hely & Ms Rhiannan McPhee (Riverine Plains Inc)

Indigenous Garden site

Ms Gay Baker (owner of Gap Flat Track & Indigenous farmer)

Native vegetation corridors

Assoc Prof Dorin Gupta & project team (the University of Melbourne)

11:25 AM – 11:45 AM Soil pit profile

Dr Alexis Pang (the University of Melbourne)

11:50 AM – 12:00 PM Long Coleoptile project

& Acknowledgment of GRDC Research Infrastructure bid

Professor James Hunt (the University of Melbourne)

12:00 PM – 12:10 PM GRDC Research Infrastructure bid

Mr Andrew Russell, Chairman of GRDC Southern Panel

12:10 PM – 12:20 PM National Phenology Initiative

Dr Corrine Celestine (the University of Melbourne)

12:20 PM – 12:30 PM Nitrogen Bank Management

D Arjun Pandey (the University of Melbourne)

12:30 PM – 1.15 PM Q & A session/networking lunch


This project received funding from the Australian Government’s Future Drought Fund

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How to attend

Please register for this free event by emailing Razlin Azman