Grazing Land Management EDGE workshop | Brisbane, 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
  • understand the process of forage budgeting
  • identify practical strategies to improve land condition and reduce sediment loss.

Presenters: Jill Alexander (Applied Ag) and Col Paton (Ecorich Grazing) 

Download the flyer here.

Date & time:

06 Feb 2019 08:30AM to 07 Feb 2019 01:00PM

Location:

Brisbane (venue TBC)

Cost:

$1,100pp incl GST (Includes Grazing fundamentals EDGE + half day specialist session on: (a) Forage budgeting and carrying capacity and (b) Managing tree/grass balance and using fire. Cost includes workshop, a comprehensive set of workshop notes, workbook and all catering.

Registration: 

Register online here or contact : Jill Alexander, Applied Ag M: 0427 764 897, E: jillalexander@bigpond.com 

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