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Grazing land management and soil health modules, Grazing BMP – Kilcoy
Wednesday 20 February 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Date:||Wednesday 20 February 2019|
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Cost:||Free||Event category:||Land and pastures, Past event|
Kilcoy Information Centre
Hope Street+ Google Map
Kilcoy, Queensland 4515 Australia
Grazing Best Management Practices (BMP) is a voluntary industry-led tool assisting graziers to identify changes that can improve long-term profitability, productivity and sustainability. In this workshop two modules based on topics key to any beef production enterprise are discussed.
Grazing land management
Identifies considerations for managing forage, stocking rate and stocking capability of your land. Topics include:
- maps and property information
- land capability and condition
- managing resources
- managing the grazing pressure
- improved pastures and forage crops
- weeds and pest animals
Healthy soils allow the landscape to consistently produce the best pastures possible of that soil type. This module assists graziers to assess the practices that influence soil health including:
- soil stability
- nutrient cycling
What’s in it for you?
By participating in Grazing BMP you can:
- benchmark you practices against industry set standards
- identify opportunities and develop a plan to improve your business performance
- access information and support
Reserve your seat
Morning tea and lunch provided.
Delivery of Grazing BMP in south-east Queensland is funded by the Queensland Government’s Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy.
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