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Grazing Fundamentals EDGE — Cloncurry

March 27 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Grazing fundamentals EDGE will give you a broad understanding of the components of the grazing production system and the core, scientifically-backed principles behind optimising grazing land productivity.

Jill Alexander of Applied Ag will help you to:

• understand what conditions drive pasture growth and how you can use strategic grazing management to improve pasture productivity
• evaluate the productive potential of a property and identify opportunities for improvement
• better align herd management with seasonal changes in pasture condition
• build a seasonal climate profile for your location
• understand key considerations when designing paddock and property layout.

What you will learn:

• environmental regulators of pasture growth and quality
• local seasonal pasture growth patterns and key decision dates
• how soil properties influence pasture growth
• how grazing affects pasture plants, their productivity and growth
• how to assess land condition and how this impacts on carrying capacity
• when and how to use pasture spelling
• principles behind successful grazing systems
• how to account for different classes of animals when assessing grazing pressure
• what’s involved with forage budgeting and calculating carrying capacity.


$140.25 inc GST per person with subsidy* (usually $935pp inc GST)

15 subsidised places available so get in fast!

Cost includes comprehensive set of Workshop Notes and Workbook as well as lunch, morning/afternoon tea.

To register

To register your interest or have your questions answered, contact:

  • Jill Alexander, Applied Ag – M:0427 764 897, E:jillaxlexander@bigpond.com
  • Jenny Milson – M: 0427 493 464
  • Or, to book online click HERE.


March 27
8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Meat and Livestock Australia
02 9463 9333
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Cloncurry, Queensland 4824 Australia + Google Map

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