Demonstration day — Pre-season paddock walk (Kyalite/Balranald)
Landholders are invited to participate in an upcoming demonstration day as part of a two-year cropping productivity and summer fallow management program. This, the second demonstration day in the program, involves a pre-season paddock walk looking at fallow stubble management, including:
- assessing and managing groundcover post harvest
- looking at groundcover levels (what worked, what could be improved)
- feed budgeting calculations plus livestock nutritional requirements
- remote groundcover sensing
- developing a fallow management plan.
Participants will measure stubble levels in paddock and calculate feed budgets across multiple paddocks. Fallow management options will be discussed based on calculation results before participants design a fallow management plan at the Kyalite Pub.
RSVP by 1 March to Luke Stacey for catering purposes (BBQ dinner is being provided). The summer fallow management program consists of seven on-farm demonstration days to be held through to July 2022, with Mallee Sustainable Farming involved as a key partner. This program is proudly supported by the NSW Government through its Environmental Trust.
5 Mar 2021 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
1099 Weimby-Kyalite Rd
Senior Land Services Officer
0419 518 307
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