We welcome visitors to our site


Throughout the season we welcome a range of local, interstate and international visitors to the Hart research site; growers, consultants, high school and university students, researchers, industry and funding bodies.

The purpose of their visits are generally to understand our farming systems, current issues and research topics trialled on the site.

2017 VISITORS

  • A group of 19 agricultural R&E (research & extension) specialists from India, Nepal & Bangladesh led by Jay Cummins and Judy Wilkinson, looking at Aus farming systems and how we conduct R&E activities (pictured below)
  • Member for Frome, Geoff Brock
  • David Ridgway MLC & Liberal candidate for Frome, Kendall Jackson

International R&E specialists visiting Hart

2016 VISITORS

  • Gladstone and Clare High School sampled trials as part of their agriculture subjects
  • SAGIT trustees visited as part of the annual project tour (pictured below left)
  • RMI barley tour filled with local and international brewers, maltsters and marketers (photo below right)
  • Third Year University of Adelaide Agriculture students conducted their lectures and practical components in the field
  • Landmark consultants update
  • Soil acidity workshop led by Andrew Harding, Rural Solutions
  • Robert Long, NSW consultant – looking at rotation options
  • National Crown Rot research group led by Marg Evans, SARDI

SAGIT Trustees visit Hart 2016     RMI barley group tour 2016

2015 VISITORS

  • Third Year University of Adelaide Agriculture students conducted their lectures and practical components in the field (large group photo below)
  • An interstate group of consultants Western Ag, Victoria
  • SAGIT trustees visited as part of the annual project tour
  • Grower trip organised by consultant Barry Haskins, NSW
  • GRDC southern panel members visited as part of their southern region tour (second photo below)
  • Group of Chinese dairy farmers as part of a trip arranged by Balco
  • Gladstone High School – Year 10 & 11 ag studies
  • Members of the Victorian No-Till Farming Association stopped in to the Twilight Walk
  • International researchers (China) with Victor Sadras, SARDI
  • Landmark consultants update
  • Growers from Murray Bridge and surrounds, visit supported by Nufarm
  • WA Grower Group Alliance – representatives from our counterparts

University of Adelaide third year ag students visit Hart 2015    GRDC Southern Panel visit Hart 2015

Thanks for including Hart on your intinerary!

BOOK YOUR VISIT
Book a group visit by contacting our Research & Extension Manager, Sarah Noack:
trials@hartfieldsite.org.au    l    0420 218 420

If you need some help with 'local knowledge' (accommodation, catering, other places to visit) while planning your trip to the Clare Valley please ask, we're happy to help.

 

DIARY DATES


2017

Spring Twilight Walk
Tuesday 17 Oct 20175pm, at Hart, SA

2018

Getting The Crop In seminar
Wednesday 14 March 2018 (tbc)

Winter Walk
Tuesday 17 July 2018
9am, Hart site, Hart, SA

Hart Field Day
Tuesday 18 Sep 2018
9am - 3:30pm at Hart, SA

Spring Twilight Walk
Tuesday 16 Oct 2018
5pm, at Hart, SA

 

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