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Grazing fundamentals EDGE Roma

Wednesday 30 May 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Date: Wednesday 30 May 2018
Time:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Venue The Shed
50 Bungil Street
Roma, Qld 4455
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Grazing fundamentals EDGE is a one-day 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.

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

Deliverers:

  • Jill Alexander, Applied Ag
  • Col Paton, EcoRich Grazing
  • Rhonda Toms-Morgan, ConnectAg

Cost:

$450pp* + GST for 1 person from a business or $500pp* + GST for 2 people from same business.
*Price discounted by $300 thanks to the generous support of $200 from GrazingFutures BMP project, an initiative of the Queensland Government and $100 from Queensland Murray-Darling Committee through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.

Cost includes comprehensive set of workshop notes, workbook, lunch and morning/afternoon tea. Places are limited.

For more information please contact Jill Alexander, Applied Ag on 0427 764 897, jillalexander@bigpond.com or www.appliedag.com.au

Register securely at www.trybooking.com

Download a copy of the Roma Grazing fundamentals and GLM EDGE combined flyer (PDF, 1MB).