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Perennial pasture Systems 13th Annual conference

23 Aug 2022 09:00AM - 23 Jul 2022 05:00PM

Grain-fed Cattle Grain-fed Cattle
Grass-fed Cattle Grass-fed Cattle
Sheep Sheep
Goat Goat
Lamb Lamb

Location: Ararat Town Hall ,  Ararat ,  3377 

Cost: Conference only (includes seminar, conference book, morning tea, lunch & tour)

PPS members - $50 (membership includes anyone involved in member enterprise). Agricultural Students; $0

Non-members - $75 (new members can join on the day & receive member rate. PPS annual membership $66)

Perennial pasture Systems 13th Annual conference will focus on the future with the title “Cracking on From Covid; Farming on a High”. The theme reflects the good seasonal conditions & livestock prices currently being experienced in the region.

Interstate speakers: Dr Rachelle Hergenham from the University of New England, Laura Gartland from MLA and Richard Hayes from NSW DPI will present information about on and off farm technology.

Animal nutritionist, Jess Revell from Rumenate Livestock Services, will analyse the results of the PPS pasture feed quality project conducted last spring and the effect in planning supplementary feed programs.

The implications of rising on farm costs will be addressed by Thomas Elder Markets analysts, Matt Dalgleish and Andrew Whitelaw.

Merino breeder Chad Taylor from Mumblebone in NSW will complete the presentations talking about on farm management of their large sheep property.

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