1Jeff Braun, Agrilink Agricultural Consultants Pty Ltd The year that was…
2What’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
4What 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
5What 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
6Challenges for the next 12 months… FundingReporting requirements of funding bodiesSecretarial position“New” ideasTimeGet someone growing Sugarbeets!