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3rd Dec 2020

12:15 pm - 04:00 pm

Livestock Productivity Partnership Event for the Tasmanian Red Meat Industry, featuring the TIA Legumes and Nexus Projects

Come along to Livestock Productivity Event to see presentations from leading experts and for the launch of the new Nexus project, including an introduction to the new Perennial Legume research project.

The NEXUS Project is exploring profitable, sustainable livestock businesses in an increasingly variable climate.

The Perennial Legume Project is growing red meat productivity through the selection and establishment of perennial legumes.

Where: The Grange, Campbell Town

When: 3rd Dec, 12:15pm-4pm


12.15 to 2.15pm THE GRANGE- Lunch provided

  • Introductions to the new Nexus and Legumes projects by TIA researchers
  • Research findings presented from two Livestock Productivity Partnership projects in NSW
    • Richard Hayes (NSW DPI) – Extending the boundaries of legume adaptation through better soil management
    • Richard Culvenor (CSIRO) – Perennial pasture and forage combinations to extend summer feed in southern NSW

Recordings of the presentations will be made available post the event.

2.15 to 4.00pm Use own transport to travel to Fosterville, the property of Simon Foster

  • Farm tour/walk
  • Legumes Project -  Viewing of the new legumes trial established at Fosterville


Please ensure to maintain physical distancing and hygiene protocols at all times. If you are feeling unwell or have even mild flu-like symptoms, have been in close contact with a person who has COVID-19, have been tested for COVID-19 and/or been instructed to quarantine or self-isolate.



Source: Rowan Smith, new legumes trial established at Fosterville

Nexus project

Source: Simon Foster, Fosterville, looking north with native pastures in foreground, phalaris/sub clover pasture on flats

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