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February 2018

Subtropical Dairy Programme ‘Heat Detective’ On-farm session

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
DeVere Farm, 20 Intake Weir Road
Kureelpa, Qld 4560 Australia
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Free

The Heat Detective workshop is an on-farm, interactive discussion suitable for all farmers and farm workers involved in heat detection. It will be delivered by a Dairy Australia Repro Right accredited veterinarian, Dr Carl Hockey. The workshop will cover: the importance of heat detection the biology behind heat detection the signs of heat and correct timing for artificial insemination how to make it all work – key elements of an effective system on farm the use and application of a…

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Milking Margins Summer Grazing and Irrigation Workshop

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kenilworth Showgrounds Hall, Maleny - Kenilworth Rd
Kenilworth, Qld 4574 Australia
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Free

Boosting profit with quality summer pastures and improved irrigation • Can you make more money by managing the Proportion of Ungrazed residual Pasture (PUP grazing)? • Is it worth managing tropicals in late summer? • Interested in growing more feed, freeing up time and making more money? ……. Maybe it’s time to change irrigation systems? • Choosing the best irrigation system for the shape of your paddocks. • An update on the latest C4 Milk project research from Gatton. Ross…

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March 2018

Farm Safety Manual Workshop

March 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Great Eastern Motor Inn, 27-29 George Road
Gympie, Qld Australia
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Free

At the end of 2017, Dairy Australia delivered Farm Starter Safely Kit Workshops in all Subtropical Dairy regions. This short workshop showed dairy farmers a practical, easy-to-use resource that is now available to enable them to get their Farm Safety System started or improve their existing system. Following on from this workshop, Dairy Australia have now developed the Farm Safety Manual Workshop. The Farm Safety Manual provides a way to build a comprehensive Farm Safety System for your farm. It…

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April 2018

SDP YDN SC Regional Dinner – Thu, 19th April 2018 – Gympie

April 19 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Gympie RSL, 217 Mary Street
Gympie, QLD Australia
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$10

Subtropical Dairy and the Young Dairy Network invite you to a dinner and discussion with Mark Billing, focused around making technology work for you and your business. Mark Billing farms, in partnership, with his wife Sam on the family farm 5km west of Colac. He operates a dryland pasture-based operation milking registered Holsteins. As a 4th generation dairy farmer, he has a passion for the dairy industry and wants to contribute to its ongoing success. In 1988, he completed his…

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SDP Setting Up The Farm Office – Sunshine Coast – Fri, 27 April 2018

April 27 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Gympie DAF Centre, Chr Cartwright and Lousia St
Gympie, Qld Australia
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Join us for a short workshop to share and discuss practical ideas about setting up and/or managing a farm office. This workshop aims to give you the confidence that comes with being organised and assist with implementing effective office and admin processes. Participants will discuss and develop: an efficient and effective office set up practical procedures and processes good record keeping systems. Getting things set up in a way that helps you do what you need to do confidently and…

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