Stirlings to Coast grower-funded herbicide resistance testing

2015 will mark the fourth year of the Stirlings to Coast Farmers cooperative herbicide resistance testing initiative. The initiative, which is part of a collaboration with DAFWA, local growers and Charles Stuart University, seeks to provide Stirlings to Coast growers with a better understanding of the scope of weed resistance on their properties. The group…

Fungicide resistance research needs you!

The Fungicide Resistance Group within Curtin’s Centre for Crop and Disease Management (CCDM), is seeking your help by participating in this year’s state wide ‘crop sample collection drive’. The drive is being conducted in an effort to prevent fungicide resistance development in the field. For more information click here, or contact Alexandra Kay,T: 9266 1204 E: frg@curtin.wa.edu.au.

CBH Group partnership deliver governance training to grower groups

CBH Group partnership deliver governance training to grower groups Regionally based grower and community groups received a business boost on Tuesday 30 June when the Australian Institute to Company Directors (AICD) delivered a one day Foundations of Not-for-Profit Governance workshop in Corrigin. Seventeen attendees were given comprehensive overview of the key concepts underpinning non-for-profit governance,…

GGA Executive Officer tour overview

There is no two grower group business models the same, they all have different strengths and strategies in how they service their grower members and extend information. This was the take home message from the Grower Group Alliance study tour, with five grower group staff and committee, seeking to understand grower group business models across…