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Grazing Fundamentals EDGE — Alice Springs

2-May from 08:00 to 17:00


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Date: Tuesday 2 May 2023
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Venue Alice Springs
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Grazing fundamentals EDGE will give you a broad understanding of the components of the grazing production system and the core, scientifically-backed principles behind optimising grazing land productivity.

Dr Dionne Walsh of Range IQ will help you to:

• better understand the connection between land condition, pasture growth and animal production
• understand how climate influences pasture growth
• allow for climate variability when planning livestock management
• better align herd management with seasonal changes in pasture condition
• build a seasonal climate profile for your location.

What you will learn:

• environmental regulators of pasture growth and quality
• local seasonal pasture growth patterns and key decision dates
• how soil properties influence pasture growth
• how grazing affects pasture plants, their productivity and growth
• how to assess land condition and how this impacts on carrying capacity
• when and how to use pasture spelling
• principles behind successful grazing systems
• how to account for different classes of animals when assessing grazing pressure
• what’s involved with forage budgeting and calculating carrying capacity.


$850 + GST for the first person from one business

$575 + GST for the second and third person from a business (primary producers only).

Cost includes comprehensive set of Workshop Notes and Workbook as well as lunch, morning/afternoon tea.

To register

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