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E-Beef Smart Farm Field Day – Hughenden

Monday 10 June 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Date: Monday 10 June 2019
Time:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Venue Redcliffe
Redcliffe Road
Hughenden, Qld 4821 Australia
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Using walk-over-weigh technology to compare weekly liveweights with pasture quality and profitability.

Topics being presented:

  • E-Beef Smart Farm project overview
  • The relationship between liveweight and greenness/groundcover
  • Pasture monitoring – via satellite technology and on-ground
  • Agrihive Farmecco business analysis platform
  • Opportunity to join the Innovation Hub learning group to access weekly Smart Farm data and undertake confidential business analysis
  • Northern Genomics project – using DNA to predict genetic merit of cattle
  • mOOvement GPS ear tags and their benefits
  • DataMuster—technology to value add liveweight data
  • Adoption of grazing best management practices
  • NQ restocking, replanting and on-farm infrastructure grants

Presenters on the day include:

  • Anne Alison, Southern Gulf NRM
  • David Phelps, DAF Longreach
  • Lindsey Perry, DAF Cloncurry
  • James Walker, Agrihive Farmecco
  • Geoff Fordyce, QAAFI
  • Dave Smith, DAF Charters Towers
  • Pieter Vogels, mOOvement
  • Chris O’Neill, CQU / DataMuster
  • Ted Parish, MLA
  • QRIDA representative
  • NQ Livestock Industry Recovery Agency representative

RSVP required by Thursday 6 June, please bring a chair.

Contact Anne Alison, Rangelands Officer, Southern Gulf NRM, on (07) 4743 1888 or grazing@southerngulf.com.au

Download the event flyer: E-Beef Smart Farm Field Day (PDF, 4 MB).