OAT2022 Field Day

The OAT2022 Field Day will take place on Monday, 10 October 2022 in York, Western Australia. Bus transport from Crown Perth and catering for the day is included. This Field Day is hosted by GIWA and is an optional addition to the conference, visiting oat trial sites in York, the oldest inland town of Western Australia (approximately 1.5 hours east of Perth).

Leaving Crown Perth in the morning, buses will travel to field sites in York.

An Australian themed lunch “in the paddock” will be provided and there will be an opportunity to¬† visit a hay pressing plant in York in the afternoon.

The afternoon tour will be to nearby Gilmac in York for a guided walk through their facilities. Gilmac is the premier exporter of quality Australian fodder to dairy and beef industries across East Asia; including Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. Major products include hay, cereal straw and pellets. To find out more visit the Gilmac website.

If the hay pressing facility of not for you, we are offering will be a guided tourist walk through the historic townsite of York.

The OAT2022 is sponsored by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD).