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Phosphorus management in Central Queensland – Calliope
Tuesday 19 November 2019 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Date:||Tuesday 19 November 2019|
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Cost:||Free||Event category:||Animal production, People and business|
Calliope Bowls Club
29 Drynan Drive+ Google Map
Calliope, Queensland 4680 Australia
Is phosphorus nutrition a problem for your cattle?
The Phosphorus management in Central Queensland workshop will help you to manage phosphorus nutrition on your property by developing a management strategy.
Topics covered in the workshop include:
- Identifying phosphorus deficient country
- Testing for deficiencies in cattle
- Phosphorus deficiency in breeders and growing steers
- Supplementing phosphorus in the most economical way
The Phosphorus team:
Rob Dixon, University of Queensland, is a ruminant nutritionist with many years of experience in northern productions systems, including the effects of phosphorus nutrition in breeders.
Mick Sullivan, Beef Extension Officer, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries with many years of expeirence in beef cattle breeding and genetics, nutrition, grazing management and beef business analysis.
Kylie Hopkins, Extension Officer, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries with a broad knowledge of grazing land management and pasture and forage production systems.
Free – no cost
We will supply:
- Smoko and lunch
- Land type maps
- Lick assessments
- Lick intake calculator
- Workshop notes
- Labels from phosphorus lick products you are feeding
- Information on phosphorus lick intakes
- Results from any soil or cattle blood tests
To have a land type map produced for your property (to help identify phosphorus deficient areas) please provide us with your lot on plans at your registration.
Registration is required
Download the event flyer: Phosphorus CQ 2019 flyer, (PDF, 660 KB)