Dryland Pastures Field Day

When: Wednesday 12 October 2016

Time: 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm

Where: Ashley Dene Farm, Canterbury

Departing from the woolshed on the corner of Bethels and Ashley Dene Rds. The event will be signposted from the intersection of Ellesmere Junction Rd and Brookside Rd.

GPS co-ordinates for the woolshep are:  43°39’15.18″S; 172°19’51.97″E

Topics to be covered include:

  • Liveweight gain from lucerne and lucerne grass mixes
  • Live weight gain from lucerne with and without grain
  • Liveweight gain of ewes and lambs grazing annual clover based pastures
  • Herbicides and sub clover management
  • Dryland grasses response to nitrogen and moisture
  • Ovulation rate of ewes grazing lucerne