Employment Opportunity: Executive Officer

MADFIG are on the hunt for an experienced and passionate individual to join the team as Executive Officer. Based in Merredin, or close to, this role would initially be 3 days a week with the opportunity to grow those hours as the role progresses. This role would suit a person with extensive agricultural experience and … Read more

Elders and MADFIG Spring Field Day

19th August 2021 MADFIG and Elders joined together to provide growers in the region an opportunity to network and view local trial work at Hines Hill on the 19th August 2021.  Over 150 participants toured 12 different trials from industry showcasing a variety of input treatment and research. Participants then stayed for a beer and … Read more

Happy New Year from MADFIG!

We wish all our members and supporters a happy and safe new year after what has been a long and hectic 2021. Hopefully harvest has been kind in both yield and time! We look forward to seeing you all in 2022. MADFIG has several new projects and events in the pipeline for 2022- stay tuned. … Read more

“Investigating the opportunities for Flexible Farm Business adaptations” project wrap-up and the launch of myFarmsmart ® Funded by Agribusiness Innovation Fund, DPIRD and administered by MADFIG

This project was developed following a series of poor or challenging seasons, from 2010 to 2015, resulting in many eastern wheatbelt farm businesses experience financial distress. Following on from the National Drought Pilot Program and WA’s Farm Business workshops, this project aimed to build on risk mitigation strategies for farm businesses. Over the last four … Read more

Kwinana East GRDC Updates- Merredin

A fantastic turn out of nearly 100 people came along to the GRDC Updates held in Merredin at the end of February. A deluge of rain on the day helped bring the crowds in- along with an incredible line up of speakers. Attendees had the opportunity to listen to a variety of speakers, with a … Read more

GRDC Updates- Merredin

Grain growers in Western Australia are invited to attend this one day Research Update event. February 28th Merredin Regional Lesuire Centre 9:00 am Registrations open Speakers include; Roger Mandel- Weed control strategies for pre- emergent and post emergent control of weeds- what we know now and what we need to do? Wayne Parker and Bindi … Read more