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Nutrition EDGE – Katherine, NT

Wednesday 1 April 2020 @ 8:00 am - Friday 3 April 2020 @ 5:00 pm


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Start: Wednesday 1 April 2020 @ 8:00 am
End: Friday 3 April 2020 @ 5:00 pm
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Venue Katherine Research Station
South Stuart Highway
Katherine, NT 0851 Australia
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Nutrition EDGE is a three-day workshop and practical session covering all aspects of animal nutrition.

Participants will be able to make better decisions to achieve their herd performance targets through improved breeder fertility, weight gains, reduced mortality, optimal use of supplements and overall management.

Attending this workshop will help you to:

  • better understand the nutritional requirements of your cattle and sheep
  • estimate the feed value of pasture and animal production
  • know what supplements to feed
  • understand a feed label
  • save money on supplementary and drought feeding
  • make better management decisions for a range of seasonal conditions.

What you will learn:

  • importance of nutrition
  • how to get your bottom line to benefit
  • digestion and nutrients
  • pasture intake, quality and diet quality
  • pasture growth, intake and forage budgeting
  • calculating a forage budget
  • mineral nutrition
  • diagnosing deficiencies
  • supplementation and other tools
  • supplement groups
  • reading a label
  • practical nutrition management
  • defining production targets
  • calculating viability of options.


$1750 + GST / first person from one business

$1450 + GST / second person from the same business.

Cost includes comprehensive set of workshop notes, workbook and lunch, morning and afternoon tea each day.


Désirée Jackson of Désirée Jackson Livestock Management.

Places are limited.

Contact Désirée Jackson on 0409 062 692 or desireejackson@djlm.com.au to secure your seat.

To read what previous attendees of Nutrition EDGE workshops have thought of their investment, download the Nutrition EDGE Katherine, (PDF, 500 KB) flyer.