Pastures update – Tropical pastures and mixed species fodder crops in Southern NSW
11 Oct 2023 10:00AM - 11 Oct 2023 01:00PM
Location: Myrtle Park, Henty, NSW
Cost: Free (catering provided)
Hear about recent project results from a gibberellic acid and urea strip trial on sub-tropical pasture. A chance to hear producer experiences growing sub-tropicals and other pasture mixes in Southern NSW. Come along with any trial ideas for the upcoming sub-tropical growing season.
Hear from Steven Scott (owner) and Neale Terlich (manager) of Scotts Angus about recent pasture trials on-farm with digit grass, lucerne mixes and mixed species fodder crops. Join us for a paddock walk.
Hear from the NSW DPI on project results to date of mixed species and single species fodder crops, offering flexibility to grazing systems by filling the autumn/winter feed gap. Hear about the livestock production considerations and benefits of mixed species fodder crops in the mixed farming region.
This event is funded by Meat & Livestock Australia with the support of Holbrook Landcare Network under the Producer Demonstration Site project Testing Tropicals – NSW Southern Slopes.