SAGIT welcomes Dr John Harvey as new trustee
THE South Australian Grain Industry Trust (SAGIT) has awarded almost $2 million towards 18 research projects in its 2019 funding program. The successful projects – which were chosen from a pool of more than 35 applicants – include diverse topics ranging from improving on-farm grain storage to a wheat production competition for high school students.
The Hart Field-Site Group has been running a SAGIT-funded trial looking at the efficacy of herbicides in different stubble heights and at different volumes. As part of this, it recently hosted spray guru Bill Gordon to lead a grower workshop. SAGIT captured this short video explaining the trial and how growers can use simple tools as a cost-effective trial before spraying.