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19th Jan 2021

11:00 am - 05:00 pm

Research into boosting sheep and beef cattle productivity and enhancing resilience in the face of a changing climate will be on display at a site visit in Campbell Town, Tasmania on the 19th of January.

Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) Research Fellow Dr Rowan Smith will guide graziers and others through his work identifying and establishing perennial legume species that can successfully fill feed gaps and improve feedbase resilience.

The site visit is free and organised by Farmers for Climate Action, a movement of more than 5000 Australian farmers and thousands of other supporters who want to ensure that Australian agriculture is part of the solution to climate change.

When: 19th January, 11am

Where: Campbell Town and Ross

Cost: Free

Contact: Claire Boyle

Register on Farmers for Climate Action’s website.

Graziers, agriculture professionals and students are all welcome.

The project is funded through Meat and Livestock Australia Donor Company (MDC) and Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA). The project is part of the Livestock Productivity Partnership (LPP), a collaborative research and development partnership involving MDC, TIA, NSW Department of Primary Industries, CSIRO, University of New England, and University of Melbourne, aimed at boosting livestock productivity and developing new R&D capacity.