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PinG helps women break the field days ice

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Every year in September the Hart Field Site Group holds its annual field day, attracting more than 600 people from South Australia and beyond... One of the things Natalie Sommerville, local grain grower from Spalding, in SA's mid-north, and the Partners in Grain (PinG) state reference group chair, noticed was that very few women attended the event... "When I spoke to women in my local community many were interested in learning about the research and trials that were happening at the Hart Site but there was a need to break the ice to attend such events which are heavily male-dominated," she says...