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Understanding seasonal variability in agriculture

Event date: 30 April 2019, 12:30 PM - 30 April 2019, 03:30 PM

Agriculture Victoria is inviting producers to a free workshop. 

This event will provide an overview of the climatic information and technology that landholders can access to assist making decisions on their properties.

Topics covered include:

  • Long term rainfall history and key climate drivers of seasonal variability
  • Recent trends, what’s normal, what isn’t and what might be next
  • Understand forecasts and what they can and can’t do
  • Insights for managing climate risk in agriculture
  • The Agriculture Victoria soil moisture probe network system and methodology
  • Understand how soil moisture monitoring can provide an insight in to seasonal conditions
  • Using technology such as soil moisture monitoring for decision making.

Presenters Graeme Anderson, Agriculture Victoria, Dale Boyd, Agriculture Victoria.      

Where DELWP/Agriculture Victoria – Wodonga Ground Floor, 1 McKoy Street, Wodonga.
When Tuesday 30 April 12.30pm – 3.30pm.
Catering Light lunch provided at 12pm followed by the workshop at 12.30pm.
RSVP Please register by 26 April here.  

For more information please contact Kylie Macreadie at Agriculture Victoria, Wodonga on (02) 6043 7900 or kylie.macreadie@ecodev.vic.gov.au

Click here to download the flyer

This workshop is delivered in partnership with the North East Catchment Management Authority through funding from the Australian Government National Landcare Program.

 

Author: Katie Bowker
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