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Pasture dieback management workshop and paddock walk — Middlemount

8-March from 00:00 to 23:59


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Date: Tuesday 8 March 2022
Cost: Free
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Venue Middlemount golf club
Centenary Drive
Middlemount, Queensland 4746 Australia

Two people in broad brimmed hats standing in a pasture dieback impacted pastureCome along to the Pasture dieback management workshop and paddock walk at Middlemount on 8 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 Middlemount — Wednesday 2nd March

Numbers strictly limited

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