Get a first hand look at pasture options, including lucerne, chicory, sub clover, Balansa clover, messina, forage oats and Anameka saltbush, in a mized farming system.
Out in the paddocks further talks will cover pasture nutrition through effective use of fertilisers; the importance of rhizobia in fixing nitrogen; varieties of these species and others available and their suitability to this region; and efficient strategies for nitrogen application to get best bang for your buck.
Afternoon presentations include:
- Driving profitability of livestock within a mixed farming system - Clayton South, producer with Paul Omodei, Planfarm
- Pasture varieties for here, there, but not everywhere - Phil Nichols, DPIRD
- Your levies at work – what is MLA up to in the R&D space? - Richard Apps, MLA
See event flyer for more details.