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E-Beef Smart Farm Field Day – Mt Surprise
Friday 19 July 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Date:||Friday 19 July 2019|
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Event category:||Animal production, Climate and natural disasters, Land and pastures, Past event, People and business|
Lot 1 Garnet Street+ Google Map
Mount Surprise, Queensland 4871 Australia
E-Beef Smart Farm Field Day
Bedrock Village, Mt Surprise
Join us for a field day exploring the future of grazing in North Queensland. The event will showcase a new technology trial at Mt Surprise Station and provide an exciting list of speakers to present on some of the key issues impacting grazing in the region.
Friday 19th of July, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
For full details download E-Beef Field Day Flyer (812 KB)
SESSION 1: THE E-BEEF PROJECT
John McLaughlin (Northern Gulf)
What is E-Beef?
Alison Larard (DAF)
The Northern Grazing Network
Bernie English (DAF)
How technology informs grazing management
James Walker (AgriHive & Farmecco)
Taking control of your business & finances
SESSION 2: WALK-OVER-WEIGH SYSTEMS
Tim Driver (TruTest)
Using walk-over-Weigh systems to improve animal performance, land condition and profitability
Site Visit (Mt Surprise Station)
Visiting an E-Beef Smart Farm Demonstration Property to view a Walk-over-Weigh system
SESSION 3: NEW & EMERGING TECH
Jason Chaffey (Agersens)
Increase production and cut costs with virtual fencing
Will Harrington (Harrington Systems)
Agtech and its role in providing farm management solutions
SESSION 4: MANAGING YOUR LAND
Sally Fields (Northern Gulf)
Building and monitoring your soil health
Michelle Sangricolo (DNRME)
Vegetation management & legislation
Lyndal Scobell (USQ & cliMATES)
Accessing and utilising remote data sets
Representatives from AgForce, Landmark, Gallagher and other organisations will also be attending.
SMOKO AND LUNCH PROVIDED.
Please RSVP by July 12th. Get your free tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/e-beef-smart-farm-field-day-tickets-63732870732
For more information please contact John McLaughlin – Rangelands Project Officer on 0411 294 331.