Grazing Fundamentals EDGE workshop | Mundubbera, Queensland
Grazing Fundamentals EDGE 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 the 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.
Jill Alexander (Applied Ag) and Col Paton (EcoRich Grazing)
$150pp + GST (subsidised - normally $750pp + GST). This workshop is supported by the Burnett Mary Regional Group through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme. Cost includes comprehensive set of workshop notes, workbook, lunch and morning/afternoon tea.
Download flyer here.
Date & time:
20 Mar 2018 08:30AM to 20 Mar 2018 04:00PM
Billabong Motor Inn, 47 Strathdee St, Mundubbera
Places are limited. Register securely online here.
Contact for registration: Jill Alexander (Applied Ag), M: 0427 764 897, E: firstname.lastname@example.org
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