Warwick region rural news briefs

Landcare matters

THE Condamine Headwaters Landcare Group will hold its first meeting for the year on February 15 from 5.30-7pm at the Warwick Landcare office. For more information contact 4661 9909.

Insect workshops

MANAGING insects in grain crops will be the focus of workshops in Pittsworth on February 10 and Goondiwindi on February 11.

Effective insect management programs and strategies are on the agenda.

For more information call 02 9482 4930 or email

Crop field day

SOUTHERN Downs grain growers are invited to a summer crop field day at the Middleton family's property, Bri Bri, on the New England Hwy at Cambooya.

The field day hosted by Pacific Seeds in conjunction with Bill, Robert and Michael Middleton the paddock event will be held on property as a barbecue breakfast meeting on Friday, February 14, from 7.30am.

► For more details phone Bill Smith on bill.smith@ or 0428 718 021.

Felton field day

FIELD day regulars Merv, Graham and Jeff Naumann will again open the gates of their Felton property Longfield for a Pacific Seeds summer crop workshop.

The Naumanns will hold the day on February 20 from 3.30pm. Both workshops will feature grain sorghum, forage for beef and dairy, sunflower markets, summer crop agronomy, corn for grain or silage, corn agronomy and wheat variety updates.

► For more information phone Bill Smith on 0428 718 021 or Shannon Watkins on 4690 2607.

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