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Published: 19 Dec 2019

Forthside Open Day Guest Speakers

Catch-up on the action from the Forthside Open Day and watch the presentations online!  Hear more about the the latest research on cover crops (Dr Robert Tegg), powdery scab (Assoc Prof Calum Wilson), and resilient cropping systems (Prof Adrian Newton).

Click on the links below to watch presentations from the Forthside Open Day. The videos are available on TIA's YouTube Channel  youtube.com//TasInstituteofAg

Research updates

Resilient cropping systems: some ingredients – Professor Adrian Newton, James Hutton Institute

Powdery scab - new approaches to management - Professor Calum Wilson, TIA

13 years of cover crop and rotation history – what does this do for our soil health? – Dr Robert Tegg, TIA

Panel discussion: Leading growers chat with researchers and agronomists on the value of crop rotations and cover crops

Other speakers

Professor Mike Rose, Interim Director TIA

Professor Jim Cavaye, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Cradle Coast, University of Tasmania

Mrs Leonie Hiscutt, Leader of the Government for the Legislative Council