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Grazing land management EDGE workshop Rockhampton

26-June to 28-June from 08:30 to 17:00


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Start: Tuesday 26 June 2018 @ 8:30am
End: Thursday 28 June 2018 @ 5:00pm
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Venue DAF Rockhampton
25 Yeppoon Road
Parkhurst, Qld 4702 Australia
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The GLM EDGE is a three-day workshop designed to give you a thorough understanding of the grazing land environment in which you operate. It will provide you with the knowledge you need to strategically manage your grazing business so you can optimise your land condition and productivity in the long term.

The workshop will be delivered by Bob Shepherd and Byrony Daniels, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

Attending this workshop will help you to:

  • understand how land types influence productivity
  • recognise dominant land types in your region and on your property
  • understand how soil properties influence plant growth
  • understand soil health and the factors that impact on it
  • know what land condition is, how it’s assessed, and how to manage livestock to maintain or achieve good condition
  • understand the role of fire in your country
  • understand the role of sown pastures in grazing enterprises
  • understand the principles and planning steps for successfully managing weeds

Prices (exclusive of GST):

$1,750 + GST for 1 person from a business or $1,450 + GST for 2 or more people from same business.
Cost includes comprehensive set of workshop notes, workbook and lunch, morning and afternoon tea each day.

Producers meeting eligibility criteria may claim the Fitzroy Basin Association Training Reimbursement Program which covers 70% of the total course cost, capped at $700 per financial year.

RSVP Monday 11 June 2018

For more information and to register please contact Byrony Daniels on 0427 746 434 or byrony.daniels@daf.qld.gov.au

Download a copy of the Grazing land management EDGE workshop flyer (PDF, 517KB).