Grazing Fundamentals EDGE | Roma, Queensland

This is a one-day workshop designed to give you a broad understanding of the components of the grazing production systems and the core, scientifically-backed principles behind optimising grazing land productivity.

 What you will learn:

  • environmental regulators of 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 on carrying capacity
  • know when and how to use pasture spelling
  • principles behind successful grazing systems
  • how to account for different classes of animals when assessing grazing pressure
  • what’s involved with forage budgeting.

Attending this workshop will help you to:

  • understand what conditions drive pasture growth and how you can use strategic grazing management to improve pasture productivity
  • evaluate the productive potential of your property and identify opportunities for improvement
  • better align herd management with seasonal changes in pasture condition.

Cost:

$450pp* + GST for 1 person from a business, $500* + GST for 2 people from the same business. Cost includes comprehensive set of workshop notes, workbook and lunch, morning/afternoon tea.

* Price discounted by $300 thanks to the generous support of $200 from GrazingFutures BMP project, an initiative of the Queensland Government and $100 from Queensland Murray-Darling Committee through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.

Deliverers: 

Col Paton – EcoRich Grazing, Jill Alexander – Applied Ag, Rhonda Toms-Morgan – ConnectAg.

Download the flyer here.

Date & time:

30 May 2018 08:30AM to 30 May 2018 04:30PM

Location:

The Shed, 50 Bungil St, Roma

Registration:

Register online by clicking here

For more information:

Contact Jill Alexander M: 0427 764 897 or E: jillalexander@bigpond.com Places are limited.

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