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Grazing Fundamentals EDGE | Kununurra, WA

21 Oct 2024 08:30AM - 21 Oct 2024 04:30PM

Grain-fed Cattle Grain-fed Cattle
Grass-fed Cattle Grass-fed Cattle
Sheep Sheep
Goat Goat
Lamb Lamb

Location: Kununurra, WA

Cost: $800 + GST per person
Cost includes comprehensive set of Workshop Notes and Workbook as well as lunch, morning/afternoon tea.

The Grazing fundamentals EDGE workshop gives you a broad understanding of the components of the grazing production system and the core, scientifically-backed principles behind optimising grazing land productivity

Attending this workshop will help you better understand:

• the soils and plants in your area
• connections between land condition, pasture growth and animal production
• the importance of ground cover and soil moisture
• how to allow for climate variability when planning
• the process and components involved in forage budgeting
• the different grazing systems available

What you will learn:

• what influences pasture growth and quality
• local seasonal pasture growth patterns and key decision dates
• how soil properties influence pasture growth
• how grazing affects pasture plants, their productivity and growth
• how to assess land condition and how this impacts carrying capacity
• when and how to use pasture spelling
• principles behind successful grazing systems
• how to account for different classes of animals when assessing grazing pressure

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