Big Day Out 2015: St George

CottonInfo, CRDC and the Department of Industry and Science will host two Big Day Outs in 2015, highlighting energy use efficiency - one at St George, the other at Gunnedah. The field days will look at solar installations, energy audits and will feature AgriRisk high achiever of the year for 2014, Brendon Warnock.

The details of the St George Big Day Out are: 

Date: Tuesday 24 Feb 2015

Time: 2-6pm (followed by a BBQ at 6pm).

Location: property of Ian and Anne Brimblecombe, "Burgorah",  28290 Moonie Highway, St George. (A map is available by clicking here). 

Featuring:

  • Opening by Dr Mary Corbett, Chair CRDC
  • How energy auditing and assessments can save dollars
  • The economics of solar power on irrigation bores
  • Renewable policy incentives
  • Solar/diesel/grid pumping irrigation systems
  • Farm tour including solar installations and pumps
  • Speakers include: Glenn Clark, Yellot Dot Energy; Jon Welsh, CottonInfo; Si Clean Energy; Ergon Energy specialists; Joseph Foley, NCEA.

Download the full agenda here.

For further information, contact: Sally Dickinson, CottonInfo regional development officer, St George (0407 992 495, sally.dickinson@cottoninfo.net.au). 

 

 

Date: 
24/02/2015
Location: 
St George QLD

National Grower of the Year Field Day - Hillston

Cotton Australia invites growers to the National Cotton Grower of the Year Field Day to be held on Thursday 12 March, 2015. The event will be hosted at Tim and Sally Watson’s farm (Sunland Agriculture) near Hillston, NSW. The Watsons (pictured) are the recipients of the Monsanto Cotton Grower of the Year Award announced at the 2014 Australian Cotton Industry Awards night. The agenda for the day is available here.

Date: Thursday 12 March, 2015

Time: 10am to 4pm.

Location: Sunland Agriculture, River Road, Hillston. (For further information on how to get to Sunland Agriculture, please click here).

For further information, contact: 

Please note:
Registration for the event must be received by Honi or Kieran by 6 March 2015. Registation is essential for all attendees. At the time of registering, please advise if you require bus transportation to Sunland Agriculture.

Sally and Tim Watson, Hillston NSW

 

Sponsored by:

  • Monsanto Australia
  • AgriRisk
  • Cotton Seed Distributors
  • Incitec Pivot Fertilisers
  • Bayer CropScience

Supported by:

  • CottonInfo
Date: 
12/03/2015
Location: 
Hillston NSW

Pathways to NRM collaboration workshop - Narrabri

Are you interested in building partnerships with local cotton growers? CottonInfo is hosting a series of workshops to improve the delivery of NRM best practice information to cotton growers, and to achieve better environmental outcomes in cotton catchments. If you're a regional interest group in a cotton growing region, then this workshop is for you! Download the flyer re this event here.

Date: Thursday 26 February, 2015

Time: 9am to 1pm.

Location: Narrabri.

For further information, contact: 
Stacey Vogel, CottonInfo natural resources and catchments technical specialist (0428 266 712, staceyvogel.consulting@gmail.com). 

Date: 
26/02/2015
Location: 
Narrabri NSW

Pathways to NRM collaboration workshop - Narromine

Are you interested in building partnerships with local cotton growers? CottonInfo is hosting a series of workshops to improve the delivery of NRM best practice information to cotton growers, and to achieve better environmental outcomes in cotton catchments. If you're a regional interest group in a cotton growing region, then this workshop is for you! Download the flyer re this event here.

Date: Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Time: 9am to 1pm.

Location: Narromine.

For further information, contact: 
Stacey Vogel, CottonInfo natural resources and catchments technical specialist (0428 266 712, staceyvogel.consulting@gmail.com). 

Date: 
25/02/2015
Location: 
Narromine NSW

Pathways to NRM collaboration workshop - Griffith

Are you interested in building partnerships with local cotton growers? CottonInfo is hosting a series of workshops to improve the delivery of NRM best practice information to cotton growers, and to achieve better environmental outcomes in cotton catchments. If you're a regional interest group in a cotton growing region, then this workshop is for you! Download the flyer re this event here.

Date: Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Time: 9am to 1pm.

Location: Griffith.

For further information, contact: 
Stacey Vogel, CottonInfo natural resources and catchments technical specialist (0428 266 712, staceyvogel.consulting@gmail.com). 

Date: 
24/02/2015
Location: 
Griffith NSW

Pathways to NRM collaboration workshop - Toowoomba

Are you interested in building partnerships with local cotton growers? CottonInfo is hosting a series of workshops to improve the delivery of NRM best practice information to cotton growers, and to achieve better environmental outcomes in cotton catchments. If you're a regional interest group in a cotton growing region, then this workshop is for you! Download the flyer re this event here.

Date: Thursday 19 February, 2015

Time: 9am to 1pm.

Location: Toowoomba.

For further information, contact: 
Stacey Vogel, CottonInfo natural resources and catchments technical specialist (0428 266 712, staceyvogel.consulting@gmail.com). 

Date: 
19/02/2015
Location: 
Toowoomba QLD

Pathways to NRM collaboration workshop - Emerald

Are you interested in building partnerships with local cotton growers? CottonInfo is hosting a series of workshops to improve the delivery of NRM best practice information to cotton growers, and to achieve better environmental outcomes in cotton catchments. If you're a regional interest group in a cotton growing region, then this workshop is for you! Download the flyer re this event here.

Date: Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Time: 9am to 1pm.

Location: Emerald

For further information, contact: 
Stacey Vogel, CottonInfo natural resources and catchments technical specialist (0428 266 712, staceyvogel.consulting@gmail.com). 

 

Date: 
17/02/2015
Location: 
Emerald QLD

Darling Downs Grower of the Year field day

The Darling Downs Grower of the Year field day will be held at Adam and Edwina McVeigh's property at Dalby on Wednesday 4 February.

Date: Wed 4 February.

Time: 8am to 1pm.

Location: Dalby, QLD

For further information, contact:
Mary O'Brien, Cotton Australia regional manager, Darling Downs (0408 982 291, maryo@cotton.org.au)
John Smith, CottonInfo regional development officer, Darling Downs (0408 258 786, john.smith@cottoninfo.net.au).  

Date: 
04/02/2015
Location: 
Dalby, QLD

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