GSSA Pasture Update - Reedy Creek, SA

Topic
Gearing Up for the Season - 2019
Date
06 March 2019
Start Time
1.00pm
End Time
5.30pm
Venue
'Maroona', 911 Saltwells Rd, Reedy Creek, SA
Contact Name
GSSA Office
Contact Phone
1300 137 550
Contact Email
office@grasslands.org.au
Attachment
Download flyer and registration form here

Our March pasture update will focus on best practice pasture establishment using different machines, advancements in fertiliser coating facilities; snail and slug management as well as the latest MLA funded research on lambing mob sizes. REGISTRATIONS ESSENTIAL.


Program

Speaker

Topics

Mike Krause, Plan2Profit

Plan2Profit Software

Financial assessments of individual paddock performance, scenario risk analysis & benchmarking.

Craig Farlow, Incitec Pivot Fertilisers

Fertilizer coating advancements

An update on customized coating of fertilizer, importance of soil testing prior to sowing and new fertilizer products for pasture.

 

Amy Lockwood, Murdoch University

The effect of mob size and stocking density at lambing on lamb survival and weaning rates.

Delivering findings of an MLA & AWI funded project which was run over 3 years on 85 different on-farm research sites.

 

Dr Michael Nash

Snails, slugs & other pests

How to identify and control during pasture establishment, and new control options.

 

 

Seeding Equipment demonstration

A comparison of five different seeding machines.

Comparing different types of machinery available for sowing pasture seeds. Focusing on seed placement, seed-soil contact and different machines for different soil types.

 

BBQ to follow the day from 5:30pm

 

 

Time:                 1.00pm – 5.30pm

Venue:              'Maroona',

                           3911 Saltwells Rd, Reedy Creek, SA

Admission:       $20.00 (GSSA and MLA members); $50.00 (non-members)

                           (includes afternoon tea and BBQ to follow)

RSVP:                Monday 4 March 2019 using the Register button above

                           

Further information: Contact GSSA Limestone Coast Branch President, Dylan Brodie 0488 562 513