1 Jeff Braun, Agrilink Agricultural Consultants Pty Ltd The year that was…
2 What’s happened in the last 12 months at the MNHRZ First official winter walkMost successful field day to dateFacilitated session with Jeanette LongCompleted our first 2 year trialCombined trials presentation and AGMFirst hardcopy of trial results produced
4 What we did well Engaging the community – “realising our place” Trials program (variety, management, timeliness, collaboration)Organising the field dayAttracting “pieces” of fundingFeedback from the field daySponsorship
5 What we didn’t do well Get trial results out in a timely fashion Layout of the field day site for speakersCompensation for Pat & Mary ConnellFeedback cycle for research prioritiesFew “drivers” of MNRHZUnderstanding of funding and reporting requirements – documentation
6 Challenges for the next 12 months… FundingReporting requirements of funding bodiesSecretarial position“New” ideasTimeGet someone growing Sugarbeets!