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    Managing the late break - fodder feed test and pasture decision making - Wangaratta

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    You're invited to this free event hosted by the Gecko Clan Landcare Network. 

    Managing the late break - fodder feed tests & Pasture decision making  workshop with Nick Linden and Jason Trompf

    Free fodder test available to attendees

    This is an essential workshop for anyone purchasing hay and silage.

    Agriculture Victoria expert Nick Linden will present on what numbers in a feed test mean and how to ensure that you are getting what you pay for. 

    Jason Trompf will discuss the effects of seasonal conditions on ewe joining rates and what this means for farm decision making.

    Join us for a presentation and lunch.  Meet other landholders, fodder producers and agricultural service providers and to hear how to get the best results from hay and silage production in North-East Victoria.

    Everyone is welcome - free event

    About the speakers...

    Jason Trompf from Lambs Alive has been working as an Agricultural Consultant for over 20 years.  He has a strong background in understanding the drivers and motivators of sheep and beef producers.  Jason leads the industry in designing programs that assess and evaluate the impact of ewe nutrition on ewe and progeny performance.

    Nick is a Livestock Industry Development Officer with over 20 years experience with Agriculture Victoria.

    In 2023 Agriculture Victoria released the Feeding ‘How to’ videos where Nick speaks to topics including:

    • Costing out your feeds
    • What to feed
    • How much to feed
    • Estimating animal performance

    Nick is an expert in interpreting feed tests and developing feed budgets. Nick works with farmers and industry networks on trials to increase livestock productivity.

    Agriculture Victoria is working with Victorian farmers and industry to prepare for, respond to and recover from natural disasters including floods and storms.

    This project provides landholders with drought preparedness, early decision making and drought recovery techniques delivered regional community forums and webinars.  The project will be delivered from September 2023 to June 2025.

    This project received funding from the Australian Government’s Future Drought Fund.

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