Monthly Archives: June 2014

New young blood takes on directors role at Henty field days |


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June 18, 2014 Walla Walla mixed farmer Shai Feuerherdt was keen to put his mechanical skills to good use at the Henty Machinery Field Days. Shai went along with his mates to volunteer as a “labourer and gopher’’ in 2004 as a distraction from the drought. Fast forward a decade and he has been appointed as the newest director of the Henty Machinery Field Days Co-operative Limited board. The 35-year-old runs the 547ha property, Mountain View, with his wife Simone, […]

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Agronomy plots to be the gem of this year’s Henty field days |


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June 11, 2014 Henty Machinery Field Day’s agronomy plots will be back on the “must-see’’ list for regional grain growers this year. The popular cereal, oilseed and pulse trials were absent last year with the 3.2ha site sown to the short season wheat variety dart. By this year’s event on September 23-25, the site will be a sea of yellow under the triazine tolerant canola variety, ATR Gem, courtesy of Riverina Local Land Services and contractors Kaylx Pty Ltd. As […]

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