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Cheers to 24 years of service to the WANTFA Board

At the end of last year, Hyden farmer Geoffrey Marshall, retired from farming and the WANTFA board.  Geoffrey and his wife Vivienne have been a monumental part of WANTFA’s institution and longevity, from the early ‘hay days’ of a vibrant community of farmers with...

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WANTFA members save big with HBF

The WA No-Tillage Farmer’s Association (WANTFA) has secured some impressive new sponsors this year, with benefits to members better than ever. Last month, HBF joined forces with the largest agronomic grower group in WA as a show of support to the rural sector which...

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WANTFA Crop Updates 2017

With a great line-up of speakers and topics, the March 2 WANTFA Crop Updates was an enlightening and informative afternoon in Goomalling. Around 40 growers and industry came along to the event which highlighted some of the key agronomical issues and research topics of...

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2016 WANTFA events

Soil Workshop (Nutrition Compaction Rotations) - September 21 - Boyup Brook (Flyer here) Deep Ripper Demo Day – August 30 – Goomalling (Flyer here) Spring Field Walk – September 1 – Cunderdin (Flyer here) Soil Workshop (Nutrition Compaction Rotations) - August -...

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WANTFA welcomes newest Board member Mark Gibberd

WANTFA are excited to welcome Curtin University Professor Mark Gibberd to the Board in 2016. Mark, who is Director of the Curtin University and GRDC supported Centre for Crop and Disease Management (CCDM), said his decision to join the WANTFA Board came from his...

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WANTFA Events 2016

The following WANTFA events are scheduled for the second half of 2016. For more information, contact the WANTFA Office - admin@wantfa.com.au or (08) 9383 7630 Deep Ripper Demo Day - August 30 - Goomalling Flyer here Spring Field Day - September 1 - Cunderdin Flyer...

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EVENTS: Dates for the diary

The WANTFA Spring Field Day will be held on Thursday 1st September in Cunderdin.  This event is always well supported by growers and industry participants so we encourage you to put the date in your diary early. This year it will be preceded by the WANTFA Deep Ripping...

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EVENTS: WANTFA AGM – Wednesday 9th September 2015

The Annual WANTFA AGM will take place during the lunch break at the Spring Field Day on Wednesday 9th September, at the main trial site in Cunderdin. All WANTA Members are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Graeme Currie on graeme.currie@wantfa.com.au...

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EVENTS: Post Seeding Field Walk 2015

We had a fantastic turnout at our Annual Post Seeding Field walk on 13th July at our main trial site in Cunderdin, with a great look into the questions being asked in our industry. We are looking forward to our Spring Field Day on 9 September, when we will get a...

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EVENTS: Post Seeding Field Walk – Monday 13 July 2015

WANTFA are hosting their annual Post Seeding Field Walk at the main trial site in Cunderdin on Monday 13th July 2015 at 1pm. This FREE event is open to all members, non-members and Industry Participants. Speakers for the day include: Andrew Fletcher (CSIRO) David...

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NEWS: National Agronomy Conference 2015

At the end of September 2015, Dr. David Minkey & Dr. Matt McNee will be travelling to Tasmania to represent WANTFA at the National Agronomy Conference. Both have had papers accepted by the conference organisers and will be presenting these while in Tasmania. The...

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EVENTS: Cunderdin Crop Updates 2015

We are showcasing the latest results from the Cunderdin site and presenting the newest local and interestate crop research. There will also be a free Advanced Spray Workshop from 9.30am. DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAM HERE. WHERE: Cunderdin Sports Club WHEN: 3rd March,...

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NEWS: ADM Teams up with WANTFA to support growers

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has formed a new partnership with WANTFA to support WA grain growers and local crop research. ADM, formerly known as Toepfer International in Australia, is one of WANTFA’s diamond sponsors for 2015. One of the reasons ADM chose to...

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EVENTS: GRDC Pre-Seeding Frost Workshop 2015

WANTFA are hosting an informative and interactive GRDC Pre-Seeding Frost Workshop. Cunderdin Community Resource Centre Thursday 19th March: 7.30 – 12:00 with Breakfast on arrival. Hosted by: WANTFA and ConsultAg The aim of the interactive workshop is to provide...

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WANTFA Crop Updates: Media Release February 2015

Cracking the code on Wheatbelt soil constraints Lime incorporation and strategic tillage are hoped to help crack the code on central and eastern Wheatbelt soil constraints. Application and incorporation of lime with tillage will be hot topics at the Cunderdin Crop...

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NEWS: Spring Field Day 2014

Favourable conditions had trials looking their best More than 200 growers and agribusiness representatives came to the 2014 WANTFA Spring Field Day this year. The day showcased the huge amount of trials that are at the site this year which all are all looking...

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EVENTS: Australian Farm Institute Grains Industry Workshop

September 25 – Cunderdin Resource Centre – 8am-10am Australian Farm Institute Executive Director Mick Keogh will be delivering a presentation on grain advisory and extension systems in the US, Brazil and Denmark with reference to how they compare with the systems in...

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NEWS: Post Seeding Field Walk 2014

Early seeding and weeds a highlight at the WANTFA Post Seeding Field Walk More than 80 farmers and industry representatives attended the WANTFA Post Seeding Field Walk in Cunderdin yesterday. Yesterday’s event was a fantastic prologue for what is to come at the Spring...

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NEWS: Core Carbon Group Plan for Grain Growers

Media Release A core group of researchers and extension providers with an interest in carbon farming met last month to discuss future opportunities for grain farmers to reduce emissions and improve productivity. The meeting, facilitated by WANTFA Carbon Farming...

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