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Pasture dieback management workshop and paddock walk — Habana

16-March from 00:00 to 23:59

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Date: Wednesday 16 March 2022
Cost: Free
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Venue Habana Community Hall
1091 Mackay Habana Road
Habana, Queensland 4740

Two people in broad brimmed hats standing in a pasture dieback impacted pastureCome along to the Pasture dieback management workshop and paddock walk at Habana on 16 March.

Join Stu Buck, Kylie Hopkins and Jim Fletcher as they work through the current management options for pasture dieback and visit producer-hosted trial sites.

Workshop topics include:

  • Update on DAF’s research
  • Identification of pasture dieback
  • Management options for affected pasture
  • Develop a management plan for dieback on your property

Paddock walk after lunch

  • View producer-hosted trial sites
  • Species tested for dieback susceptibility
  • Management options trialled

We will supply:

– Smoko

– Workshop booklet and management plan

Please bring a hat and a water bottle

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries pasture dieback team:

Stuart Buck:Stuart is a senior pasture agronomist with extensive experience in grain cropping, sown pastures, legume establishment and is currently leading DAF’s pasture dieback research.

Kylie Hopkins: Kylie is a beef extension officer with a broad knowledge of grazing land management and pasture and forage production systems and is currently managing the Pasture Dieback Industry Network.

Jim Fletcher: Jim is a beef extension officer with extensive experience across Queensland’s cattle industry from pastures to genetics to data recording. Jim manages the Habana pasture dieback trial site.

 

RSVP for Habana — Friday, 11 March

Numbers strictly limited

Proof of COVID vaccination must be provided to enter these function venues