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Kidman Springs BeefUp Forum

Wednesday 15 August 2018 - Thursday 16 August 2018

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Start: Wednesday 15 August 2018
End: Thursday 16 August 2018
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Venue Kidman Springs
Kidman Springs
Victoria River, NT 0852 Australia

Meat & Livestock Australia and the NT Government invite you to the 2018 Victoria River Research Station Field Day and BeefUp Forum.

Day 1

  • Opening address – NT Department of Primary Industry and Resources
  • Welcome – Jay Mohr-Bell, Chair KPIAC
  • Shruburn trial helps design a fire management program – Robyn Cowley
  • Self-herding principles and philosophy – Bruce Maynard
  • Self-herding project for rangelands grazing systems – Dionne Walsh and Spud Thomas
  • Senepol crossbreeding project update – Tim Schatz
  • Ovarian scanning and data collection demonstration – Tim Schatz, David Johnston and Whitney Dollemore
  • The latest on the donkey project – Neil McDonald
  • Build production through reducing calf loss – Kieren McCosker and Tim Schatz
  • Post weaning heifer growth – Kieren McCosker
  • The value of more kilograms on culled cows – Kieren McCosker
  • Tour – Research Station
  • Managing post mortems

Day 2

  • MLA update – Ted Parish, MLA
  • New developments in genetics/genomics – David Johnston, AGBU
  • MLA priority setting – Barb Bishop, BeefUp Forum Coordinator
  • Current/future state of live export market – Ross Ainsworth
  • The power of using individual ID – evidence-based decision-making crush side – Robert Wyld, Sapien Technology

Cost: $20 per person, this includes morning and afternoon teas, lunch and BBQ dinner.

RSVP 15 August 2018

Contact: Barbara Bishop, 0408 999 009, barbara@barbarabishop.com.au

Download a copy of the VRRS Field Day and BeefUp Forum Program (PDF, 364KB).

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