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Pasture dieback management workshop and paddock walk — Moura

10-March from 00:00 to 23:59

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Date: Thursday 10 March 2022
Cost: Free
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Venue Moura Tavern
8 Bell Street
Moura, Qld 4718 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 Moura on 10 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 Moura — Wednesday 2nd March

Numbers strictly limited

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