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Woodbury - Pasture Legumes Field Day

Held on the 21st Nov 2023

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Add to Calendar 2023-11-21 14:00:00 2023-11-21 17:00:00 Australia/Sydney Woodbury - Pasture Legumes Field Day
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Farm Details: ‘Ratharney’ 979 Glen Morey Road, Woodbury - Chris Headlam

Date: 21 November, 2023

Time: 2:00 pm - please arrive 10-15 minutes early for registrations. Light refreshments will be available upon arrival.

Cost: Free Event

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about pasture legumes and network with fellow farmers and industry!

The afternoon session will include presentations by:

  • Rowan Smith (TIA): Rowan will present findings from the MLA/TIA joint funded ‘Growing red meat productivity through the selection and establishment of perennial legumes’ project. This will also include a paddock walk of irrigated and dryland mixed pastures.
  • Robin Tait (R.J Tait Consulting) will discuss her observations of a diverse species forage crop grown under irrigation.
  • Gordon Refshauge (NSW DPI): A livestock research scientist specialising in animal reproduction, Gordon will present on lamb weaning management and transitioning weaner lambs onto legume dominant pastures. Gordon will also include a short session on feed test interpretation.

The presentations will be followed by a BBQ to conclude the afternoon and allow the opportunity for further discussions.

BE ON SITE AND WIN - one lucky farmer will receive a free pasture sampling and feed test analysis provided by TIA

Register by close of business on 16 November 2023.

Questions - please contact Emily Hall or via mobile on 0456 698 382.

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This field day forms part of the current project 'growing red meat productivity through the selection and establishment of perennial legumes’ which is funded by MLA Donor Company and the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture.