Grazing Fundamentals workshop | Meandarra, 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 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.

Presenters: Jill Alexander, Applied Ag and Rhonda Toms-Morgan – ConnectAg

Download the flyer here.

Date & time:

01 Mar 2018 08:30AM to 01 Mar 2018 04:00PM

Location:

Meandarra Bowls Club, 4 Walton Street, Meandarra

Cost:

$650 + GST for one person (subsidised, normally $750pp + GST)
$800 + GST for two people from one business
10% Earlybird discount if you register before 21 February. Use the discount code GRAZE at registration.

Registration:

Register online here.

For more information contact: Jill Alexander M: 0427 764 897, E: jillalexander@bigpond.com 

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