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Leucaena and Pasture Field Day: Pinnarendi-Whitewater

June 21, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Industry information day and site visit: Leucaena and sown pastures for north Qld extensive beef production systems.

 

An event for beef industry participants (non-producers) wanting to know more about leucaena and the latest sown pasture options for north Qld.

See:

  • Redlands and Wondergraze leucaena established 2017 (Pinnarendi)
  • Steers being fattened on leucaena (Pinnarendi)
  • Grass and legume trial site established 2019 (Whitewater)

Learn about:

  • Leucaena and the Redlands psyllid-resistant variety in north Qld.
  • Varieties and seed sourcing
  • Requirements for reliable leucaena establishment and management
  • The Leucaena Network and ‘Code of Practice’
  • Liveweight performance of steers on leucaena; costs and returns
  • Sown pasture trials and best-performing grass-legume options for different environments

 Presented by Dept. of Agriculture and Fisheries in collaboration with The Leucaena Network and Meat and Livestock Australia

Date: Tuesday 21 June 2022, 10:30 am-mid-afternoon

Location: Pinnarendi Station (approx. 52 km south-west of Mt Garnet on the Kenendy Hwy), Meet at yards on left about 700 m in from property entrance. Post-lunch visit to pasture trial site on Whitewater Station (take Undara turnoff, continue about 500 m then through gate on right)

RSVP: Wednesday 15 June, Craig Lemin,0467 804 870 craig.lemin@daf.qld.gov.au

Light lunch provided at Pinnarendi Station cafe

Details

Date:
June 21, 2022
Time:
10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Organisers

Queensland Department of Agriculture & Fisheries
Meat and Livestock Australia

Venue

Pinnarendi Station

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