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Longford Pasture Legumes Field Day

Held on the 20th Nov 2023

at 2:30pm to

, Northern Tasmania

Add to Calendar 2023-11-20 14:30:00 2023-11-20 17:00:00 Australia/Sydney Longford Pasture Legumes Field Day
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Farm Details: ‘Jessiefield’ 678 Pateena Road, Longford - Jock Hughes

Date: 20 November, 2023

Time: 2:30 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 high legume pastures.
  • Gordon Refshauge (NSW DPI): A livestock research scientist specialising in animal reproduction, Gordon will present on weaning management and transitioning 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

Optional pre-event activity - a paddock walk of legume establishment and persistence plots at the Cressy Research Station on Burlington Road will commence at 1:00 pm. If you wish to join us for this session as well as the presentations at Longford please select this option for your ticket.

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.