Red Cross webinar: Maintaining wellbeing through drought & prolonged stress

Wednesday 17 June 10-11am AEST Gain a greater understanding of the effects and signs of prolonged stress, the science behind stress and practical ways to maintain wellbeing, support your community and loved ones. Speaker: Dr. David Younger Note: the webinars are free but limited to 500 attendees. Register here.

GRDC Farm Business Update, Week of Webinars – Central & Southern NSW

Due to current COVID-19 gathering restrictions this event will be replaced by a week long series of specially designed webinars, including expert input on relevant farm business issues. The GRDC Farm Business Update events drive innovation and adoption of improved farm business management practices across the grains industry. The five topics on offer online will be: Management under the microscope... Read more »

Managing Climate Variability R&D Program and Extreme Events Forecasting webinar

Hosted by Meat & Livestock Australia, the webinar will provide an overview of the long-standing cross-sectoral Managing Climate Variability (MCV) Program and introduce the Forewarned is Forearmed (FWFA) Rural R&D for Profit Project. His presentation will focus on the outputs, outcomes and impacts sought from the MCV and FWFA for individual producers and broader industry benefit. Registration page.

Red Cross webinar: The drought cycle; adaptation and strengthening resilience

Wednesday 1 July from 10-11am AEST Hear about the drought cycle, the cumulative challenges communities often face and key considerations at different stages of the drought cycle. Learn a bit about the psychology around adaptation in the face of this long term stress and how to strengthen resilience and manage wellbeing through tough times. Speakers: Dr. Jacki Schirmer and Dr.... Read more »

Red Cross webinar: Wellbeing after the rains

Wednesday 15 July 10-11:15 AEST Hear from the Bureau of Meteorology on winter weather predictions and what rain means for the drought. Hear w hat the research says about wellbeing when communities are seen to be in drought recovery, strategies to help with things beyond your control and how to make the most of every day. Speakers : Dr. Lynette... Read more »

Red Cross webinar: Family wellbeing in the face of ongoing stress

Wednesday 29 July 10-11:15am AEST Hear what the research tells us about adult relationships, family roles and children’s experience through droughts, alongside practical tips on how to support children as well as adult relationships. Speakers : Dr. Margaret Alston, Stephanie Schmidt and Dr. Margaret Nixon Note: the webinars are free but limited to 500 attendees. Register here.

GRDC Grains Research Update, online – Diseases (Nth NSW & Qld)

This event is part of a series of seven weekly online events are designed specifically for growers and advisers in NNSW and Qld and will run on Tuesdays at 9am. Tuesday 4 August - Diseases (North) Stubble Olympics: the cereal pathogen 10 cm sprint – growth patterns of fungi causing crown rot, common root rot and yellow leaf spot in... Read more »

GRDC Grains Research Update, online – Diseases (Southern/Central NSW)

GRDC Grains Research Updates in the Northern Region are coming to you live and online this July/August/September as we continue to deliver the latest research to you despite the continuing social distancing restrictions due to COVID-19. This event is part of a series of five weekly online events are designed specifically for growers and advisers in Southern and Central NSW... Read more »

Red Cross webinar: Preparing for tough times

Wednesday 12 August 10-11:15am AEST Listen to a bit of an introduction on preparedness in the drought space and the importance of preparing the mind for challenging times. Includes tools and tips to support drought resilience and preparedness. Speakers : Dr. Jacki Schirmer , Dr . Mel Taylor and Shannon McCormack Note: the webinars are free but limited to 500... Read more »

GRDC Grains Research Update, online – Future farming

Pest detection and scouting in cotton using machine vision apps – Derek Long (USQ-Centre for Agricultural Engineering) Machine vision for nitrogen assessment in grain crops – Alison McCarthy (USQ-Centre for Agricultural Engineering) For more information (and to register) for this free event, see the GRDC website - events.