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Phosphorus management in Central Queensland – Rockhampton

Wednesday 20 November 2019 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

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Date: Wednesday 20 November 2019
Time:
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost: Free
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Website: https://phosphorus2019.eventbrite.c om.au
Venue Dreamtime Cultural Centre
703-751 Yaamba Rd
Parkhurst, Queensland 4700 Australia
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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

Please bring:

  • 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

To register for the Phosphorus management in Central Queensland workshop, go to https://phosphorus2019.eventbrite.com.au or contact Kylie Hopkins on 07 4843 2615.

Download the event flyer: Phosphorus CQ 2019 flyer, (PDF, 660 KB)