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Seasonal update and long-term outlook

When: 19 September 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Where: Murrabit Golf Club
Organiser: Agriculture Victoria

Four free, cross-industry sessions will provide the latest on irrigation, commodities and climate settings and outlooks. There will also be an opportunity to hear from a local farmer about plans for the season and managing for the long-term.

Topics

Situation and outlook

  • Water availability in the southern connected Murray-Darling Basin
  • Climate, rainfall and inflows – three-month and long-term outlook
  • Grain and fodder – availability and outlook
  • Key drivers of future irrigation water availability – including permanent plantation expansion and inter-valley trade limits.

Decision support

  • Local farm case study.

EXPERT Speakers include

  • Colin Peace, Director, Jumbuck Ag
  • Vernon Carr, Sector Lead – Horticulture, Agriculture Program, BoM
  • Craig Feuerherdt, Business Development Manager, H2OX
  • Mark Mitchell, Senior Policy Officer, DELWP.

Dates and times

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  12.30 pm – 3 pm (lunch at start)

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Organizer

Agriculture Victoria
Phone:
03 5482 1922

Venue

Murrabit Golf Club
Kerang-Murrabit Rd
Murrabit, Victoria 3579 Australia
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