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WOW and autodrafter field day – Richmond

Monday 14 September 2020 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

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Date: Monday 14 September 2020
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8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Cost: Free
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Venue Richmond Shire Council – Woolgar Room
50 Goldring Street
Richmond, Qld 4822 Australia
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Weights, water and what’s next?

You are invited to hear the findings from the 2019/20 Richmond Trial Cattle

Topics covered:

  •  Mitchell grass recovery post flooding — results from recent field assessment in north-west Queensland presented by Trevor Hall, Pasture Scientist, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Toowoomba.
  • Weight — Did water aeration technology or supplement affect liveweight over the 2019/20 wet season? Find out as Kieran Smith, Extension Officer, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Richmond discusses faecal NIRS and pasture quality results.
  • Water — Did water aeration affect water quality at the trough? Hear the results from Deven Koppen from DECA Process Control Solutions, and Rebecca Gunther, Extension Officer, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Richmond
  • 2020 Phosphorous Challenge – Results from trial cattle blood samples taken and is there any benefit to feeding phosphorus on the Downs? Learn more from Eloise Moir, Extension Officer, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Cloncurry.

Registration is essential before Friday, 11th September.

RSVP to Rebecca.Gunther@daf.qld.gov.au, or 0417 726 703.