Grazing Land Management EDGE, Rockhampton, Tuesday, 25. February 2020

Grazing land management (GLM) EDGE is a three-day workshop to give you a thorough understanding of the grazing land environment in which you operate – it will provide you with knowledge to strategically manage your grazing business, so you can optimise your land condition and productivity in the long term.
Attending this workshop will help you to:• understand how your land types influence productivity• recognise the dominant land types in your region and on your property• understand how soil properties influence plant growth• understand soil health and the factors that impact on it• know what land condition is, how it’s assessed, and how to manage livestock to maintain or achieve good condition• understand the role of fire in your country• understand the role of sown pastures in grazing enterprises• understand the principles and planning steps for successfully managing weeds
What you will learn:• selective grazing, its function, and how to reduce impacts• how to identify key plant species• the ecosystem processes that underpin productivity• basic principles of effective grazing systems• how to assess long term carrying capacity of paddocks and properties• forage budgeting to manage variation in pasture on offer• how to choose appropriate tools and strategies to improve land condition and carrying capacities

The presenters of GLM

Bob Shepherd

Byrony Daniels

Damien O'Sullivan

Kylie Hopkins

“The knowledge base of all presenters was very evident and presentations were enjoying.”“Very well presented, they understand we're active people and presented in a way we could understand.”“Both presenters had an extensive knowledge of all subjects covered. They were all presented extremely well and in an engaging manner. I gained a very good understanding of the topics covered.”“High degree of expertise and experience.”

Value for time & money
“It was a very valuable investment. None of the participants will look at their paddocks the same.”“If managers implement what they learned the benefit will be significant”.“A great investment - gained a lot of good knowledge for my career and personal ventures.”“Excellent for stepping up in your job and understanding your property and options to get your best production.”
Prices* (exclusive of GST):$1,750 + GST / 1 person from a business$1,450 + GST / Two or more people from same businessCost includes comprehensive set of workshop notes, workbook, lunch, morning and afternoon tea.*Fitzroy Basin Association Inc. subsidies are available for Fitzroy landholders to cover training costs. Contact FBAs Reece Brooks on 0447 992 800 to enquire if you are eligible.
Registrations close 11 February 2020

Tuesday, 25. February 2020, Rockhampton, Grazing Land Management EDGE

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