2023 Summer (Soils) Field Day
06 Dec 2023 08:30AM - 06 Dec 2023 04:30PM
Location: ‘Woburn’, 98 Gadens Road, Bungarby, NSW
MLA’s Producer Demonstration Site (PDS) program supports producers to adapt, validate and demonstrate the business value of integrating new management practices/skills into their local systems.
Overview of the PDS
- Demonstrate effective management strategies to address the autumn/winter feed gaps in the Mediterranean zone to increase productivity, reduce risk and improve profitability.
- Demonstrate the application of improved grazing practices to benefit productivity and sustainability, including the use of commercial tools and technologies.
- Demonstrate adaptation to climate variability within a region through business planning, enterprise mix and risk management strategies.
What’s on the agenda?
- GrazprophetConsulting – findings and results of MLA Producer Demonstration Site ‘Winter Feed Gap 2019’
- Dr Richard Simpson – 2023 Soils Report and results from plant tissue testing (boron deficiency)
- Edward McGeoch, Rabobank – commodity outlook
- Rebecca Haling, CSIRO – updates on serradella trial and other factors important for successful establishment of serradellas
- SpecialisedLivestock Services – parasite control advice with a focus on worm control, utilising data from diagnostics with the Monaro, and trends from previous worm egg counts.
For more information and to RSVP:
0456 948 892