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Grazing fundamentals EDGE — Roma

Wednesday 18 August 2021 @ 8:30am-4:30pm

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Date: Wednesday 18 August 2021
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8:30am-4:30pm
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Venue Roma Saleyards Complex
Roma, Queensland 4455 Australia
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Grazing fundamentals EDGE is a workshop designed to give you a broad understanding of the components of the grazing production system and the core, scientifically-backed principles behind optimising grazing land productivity.Grazing fundamentals EDGE Roma

Attending this workshop will help you to:

  • understand what conditions drive pasture growth and how you can use strategic grazing management to improve pasture productivity
  • evaluate the productive potential of a property and identify opportunities for improvement
  • better align herd management with seasonal changes in pasture condition
  • build a seasonal climate profile for your location
  • understand key considerations when designing paddock and property layout.

What you will learn:

  • environmental regulators of pasture growth and quality
  • seasonal pasture growth patterns and key decision dates
  • how soil properties influence pasture growth
  • how to assess land condition and how this impact on carrying capacity
  • know 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.

Your investment

$825 (inc GST) per person or $675 (inc GST) per person with producer discount (if booked by 13th Aug – use discount code Grazing at booking – 15 subsidised places available so get in fast)!

Cost includes comprehensive set of workshop notes, workbook and lunch, morning/afternoon tea. This event is supported by the Queensland Government through GrazingFutures and Tackling Regional Adversity through Integrated Care: initiatives to improve drought preparedness and resilience.

Presenters

The presenters of Grazing fundamentals EDGE will be:

Jill Alexander, Applied Ag, phone 0427 264 897

Rhonda Toms-Morgan, Connect Ag, phone 0407 678 547.

 

 

Click here to download the full Grazing fundamentals EDGE flyer including testimonies from previous Grazing fundamentals attendees: Grazing fundamentals EDGE flyer (PDF, 400 KB).

For more information: Jill Alexander, M: 0427 764 897 or E: jillalexander@bigpond.com.

To book online please go to: https://www.trybooking.com/BSMPL (producers please apply code Grazing at booking to get your discount).