Launch of Redlands leucaena at Pinnarendi Field Day | Mount Surprise, Queensland

28 May 2019 10:00AM - 28 May 2019 02:30PM

Grassfed-Cattle Grassfed Cattle
Sheep Sheep
Goat Goat

Location: Pinnarendi Station, 22971 Kennedy Hwy, Minnamoolka

Cost: Free

Producers are invited to the launch of the Redlands variety of leucaena at the Pinnarendi Field Day.

Unlike existing commercial varieties, Redlands has been specifically developed to tolerate psyllids while remaining palatable to cattle.

Psyllid attack can cause significant productivity losses and prevent the establishment of leucaena in humid, northern environments.

Now, after 15 years in the making, developed with funding from Meat & Livestock Australia and bred by researchers at the University of Queensland, commercially grown Redlands seed will be available to producers at this launch.

Attending producers will be able to:

  • hear how Redlands is performing against Wondergraze in current liveweight trials at Pinnarendi
  • walk the paddock and see the performance of Redlands versus Wondergraze
  • talk with researchers involved in the development of Redlands
  • hear from MLA on the current suite of leucaena projects
  • purchase harvested Redlands seed.

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