Winter Walk

The Hart Winter Walk is an informal guided walk around the trial site; your first opportunity to inspect the site post seeding, with guest speakers presenting their observations on current trials.  They are on hand to answer your questions, and will also share their knowledge on all the latest cropping systems and agronomic updates.

2019 Hart Winter Walk

Tuesday July 16
9am - 12pm at Hart
This event is free.

Hart Winter Walk 2019

More info about the commercial scale seeder demo...
This trial compares four seeder types; local grower tyne, local grower disc and two small precision planter seeder bars. We'll be analysing seeding rates, crop establishment, early crop growth and ultimately grain yield.

Check out this video preview of of the trial, then see it in person next week:

GPSA invite you to attend a grower consultation meeting to discuss the Grain Industry Blueprint and CFS Harvest & Stubble Burning Codes of Practice straight after our Winter Walk.
Please register here:  

To find out more about the Grain Industry Blueprint, click here:

2018 Hart Winter Walk

Tuesday July 17
9am - 12pm at Hart
Full details below...

Hart Winter Walk 2018 

2017 Hart Winter Walk

Tuesday 18th July, 9am - 12pm at the Hart site
Full details below.

Hart Winter Walk 2017

2016 Hart Winter Walk

Hart Winter Walk 2016

Trials open for inspection at Hart Winter Walk with a focus on soil fertility and crop nutrition
With the crop now in, it is the perfect time to see how the plants are progressing and hear from some leading agronomy experts at the Hart Field-Site Group's trial site.
The 2016 Hart Winter Walk will be held on Tuesday, July 19, with a special focus on soil fertility and crop nutrition.
Also on the agenda will be pest management including aphids and snails, latest chemical product releases, and pulse updates on disease, bean time of sowing, innoculants and nodulation.
Dr Sean Mason, Research Fellow from The University of Adelaide's School of Agriculture, Food and Wine will be a special guest at the event, talking about his research in the GRDC's More Profit from Crop Nutrition project.
Dr Mason will speak about Hart's potassium (K) and sulphur (S) response trial and how soil test results link with the trial observations. Read the full story...

De Sean Mason
Above: Dr Sean Mason who will speak at Hart's Winter Walk on July 19.
Photo credit: Deanna Lush, AgCommunicators


2015 Hart Winter Walk

Tuesday 21st July 2015, 9am - 12pm at the Hart site

The 2015 trial program is well underway at Hart.
Now that the seeder has been put away all attention turns to the Winter Walk – the first post-seeding opportunity for growers to see how trials are progressing.
Research & Extension Manager Sarah Noack has a wide variety of sessions and guest speakers planned and is looking forward to the event.
“The Winter Walk is an informal tour of the trial site where growers can view different varieties and treatments and talk one on one with our speakers,” she said.  “It’s also a great opportunity to catch up with other growers.”
Topics will include weather predictions & forecasts for 2015, canola agronomy, snail management, pre-emergent herbicides, pulse diseases and more.
Hart’s Winter Walk will be held on July 21st at the Hart site from 9am – 12pm. The event is free and no RSVP is required.  Morning tea provided.

Hart 2015 Winter Walk


2014 Hart Winter Walk

Tuesday 22nd July 2014, 9am - 12pm at the Hart site

Hart Winter Walk 2014


2013 Hart Winter Walk

Tuesday 23rd July 2013, 9am at the Hart site

Hart Winter Walk
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Topics include:
Pathogen spore release & climactic triggers
Barley time of sowing by depth
Yield prophet & soil / crop nitrogen
Controlling clethodim resistant annual rye grass in canola
New seed treatments for rhizoctonia
Pulse varieties & agronomy.

2012 Hart Winter Walk

Tuesday 24th July 2012
9am - 12 noon

  • Controlling ryegrass in canola
  • Nitrogen applications and seeding depth in barley
  • Canola agronomy
  • Pulse varieties and agronomy
  • New knockdown herbicides
  • YLS in wheat

2011 Hart Winter Walk

Tuesday 26th July 2011
9am - 12noon

2010 Hart Winter Walk

The 2010 Winter Walk was held on Tuesday, 27th July 2010.
Attended by more than 60 people a great list of speakers covered topics including:
• disease control in pulse crops
• pre-emergent ryegrass control
• controlling weeds along fence lines
• estimating grain yield using Yield Prophet and moisture probes
• new broadleaf herbicides
• pulse varieties

2009 Hart Winter Walk

What did we look at in 2009?

2009 HART Winter Walk



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