All are welcome to attend an interactive free workshop on livestock production in the rangelands. This is an opportunity to hear about the latest research and paddock-based experience.
PROGRAM AND SPEAKERS
8.30 am Registration, tea and coffee available
9.00 am Dr Trent Perry, School of BioSciences, Melbourne University
Using new technologies to help control the Australian sheep blowfly
9.40 am Laura Broughton, Productive Livestock Systems
Pregnancy Scanning in Extensive Sheep Flocks Project Overview
10.00 am Morning tea
10.30 am Dr Sue Hatcher, Program Coordinator
Sheep Reproduction Strategic Partnership Project Overview
11.00 am Mitch Plumbe, Project Manager - Adoption (Southern and Western Production Systems), Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA)
Research, Development and Adoption Update
11.40 am Bill Ryan, landholder, Curragh, Oxley
12.10 pm Stacey Lugsdin, landholder, WoolProducers Director, Birriwa, Hay
12.30 pm Geoff Lindon, Program Manager for Genetics and Animal Welfare
Advocacy, Australian Wool Innovation
1.00 pm Question time
1.15 pm Lunch
Lunch supplied. During lunch there will be an opportunity to interact with the speakers and visiting final year students from the University of Sydney and Charles Sturt University.
WHEN AND WHERE
Wednesday 5th May, 2021. 8.30 am - 2.00 pm. Services Club, Hay. Please enter via the Function Room door at the side of the Club.
All COVID-19 guidelines will be adhered to including recording of contact details of attendees, social distancing and if you are unwell please do not attend.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
Sally Ware - Riverina LLS (firstname.lastname@example.org or 0429 307 627)
Hay Services Club, 371 Murray St, Hay NSW 2711, Australia