Tamar Pastures in Spring

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Date(s) - 21 Sep 2017
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM


Tamar Pastures In Spring


Impressive list of Presenters:

Corey Hogarth, (Branch Manager Youngtown – Business Services Manager, Senior Consultant Agronomist – TP Jones & Co.)

Peter Ball, (Industry Development and Extension Officer with Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture)

Tony Butler, (Project Officer, Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture)

Katrina Kelly (Poa for Ponies -Christopher Strong Grant recipient)

You will see and hear about:

  • Two trial sites, Two properties, various pasture mixes (e.g. perennial ryegrass and white clover, tall fescue and strawberry clover, cocksfoot and red clover, plantain and red clover, rye corn)
  • Inspect the trial plots (led by staff of Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture)
  • Importance of knowing your soils
  • What to do with pastures in spring and summer (led by agronomist Corey Hogarth)
  • Sprays and fertiliser use
  • Use of Poa as a feed for horses
  • Share experiences with other northern Tasmanian famers
  • A discussion on the challenges the sites have posed and importantly what has worked


Bookings essential: tamarnrm@launceston.tas.gov.au

For further information contact Tamar NRM on 6323 3310

Mob 0438 642 112