AgMemo Central Agricultural Region

Controlled Traffic Farming workshop

Farm machinery
Develop and implement a Controlled Traffic Farming system for your farm.

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) will be hosting a Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF) Machinery Investment Planning workshop in Wyalkatchem in July.

Presented by DAFWA officers Bindi Isbister and Wayne Parker the workshop plans to guide participants through the process of developing a CTF system.

Open to farmers and consultants the workshop aims to help set short, medium and long term goals for individual farm businesses.

Topics covered will include:

  • soil amelioration (what to rip and what not)
  • CTF benefits and economics
  • pros and cons of different machinery widths
  • CTF case studies
  • using the CTF calculator to begin a machinery investment plan.

Attendees are encouraged to bring along their operating width and tracks of machinery and a laptop/iPad to develop individual CTF investment plans.

The workshop will be held on the 18th July 2017 from 1pm-5pm at the Wyalkatchem Bowling Club.

Please RSVP to Wayne Parker, Research Officer, Geraldton on +61 (0)8 9956 8555 or Bernie Quade, Landmark on 0427 266 880.