Planning for Autumn Action Field Day


Planning for Autumn Action Field Day

Thursday 12th March 2020, 10am -3pm

Beaconsfield & Hillwood



Tea and Coffee from 9.30 am

10.00    Meet at “Springmere” and Welcome (Ian Sauer)

10.10    The farmer’s view (Ben Hooper)

10.20    MLA Pastures Demonstration Project and the Red Meat Component (Eric Hall)

10.40    Ag-Projects running locally (Greg Lundstrom)

10.50   Tour “Springmere” – See MLA Pasture demonstration paddocks (Eric Hall, Ben Hooper)

11.45    Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture update and Pasture trials at “Greenhythe” (TIA/Eric Hall)

12.30    Lunch (provided)

1.00   The farmer’s view (Ed Archer)

1.15    Animal Health and Nutrition (Bruce Jackson)

1.45    Benefits of confinement feeding in a Tasmanian context (Jason Lynch)

2.15    Landholder Survey – Where are the knowledge gaps? (Greg Lundstrom)

2.30    Discussion on the challenges and successes the site has posed (All)

3.00   Close