Grazing fundamentals EDGE workshop | Toowoomba, Queensland
19 Mar 2019 08:30AM - 19 Mar 2019 04:30PM
Location: Comfort Inn Grammar View Motel, 39 Margaret St, Toowoomba
Price: $825pp inc GST. Cost includes comprehensive set of workshop notes, workbook, lunch and morning/afternoon tea. Places are limited.
Grazing fundamentals EDGE is a workshop designed to give 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 to:
- understand what conditions drive pasture growth and how you can use strategic grazing management to improve pasture productivity
- evaluate the productive potential of a property and identify opportunities for improvement
- better align herd management with seasonal changes in pasture condition
- build a seasonal climate profile for your location
- understand key considerations when designing paddock and property layout.
What you will learn
- environmental regulators of pasture growth and quality
- 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 impact 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 and calculating carrying capacity.
Presenters: Jill Alexander (Applied Ag) and Col Paton (EcoRich Grazing).
Download the flyer here.
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