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July 2018

SDP SC Introduction To Herd Nutrition Workshop – Gympie – 24th July 2018

July 24 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Gympie DAF Centre, Chr Cartwright and Lousia St
Gympie, Qld Australia
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This entry level workshop will cover the fundamentals of dairy cow nutrition with a practical focus on optimising the performance of milking cows fed temperate forages. Dr Brad Granzin, Executive Officer of Subtropical Dairy and Consulting Scientist from Australasian Dairy Consultants, will facilitate a one-day workshop focusing on the basics of dairy cow nutrition. The workshop will begin with a morning theory session covering the following topics: The major nutrients required for milk production and dairy cow maintenance; An overview…

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August 2018

SDP Employment Starter Kit initiative (ESKi) workshop – Toowoomba – Fri, 31st August 2018

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Green Room, DAF Centre, Toowoomba, Tor St
Toowoomba, Qld 4350 Australia
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Research shows that one of the key issues in attracting and retaining people on dairy farms are the employment practices being used. The Dairy Australia Employment Starter Kit Initiative - ESKi - is a user friendly employer kit that details the mandatory requirements for dairy businesses that employ staff. It also has some great ideas for improving the employment experience on-farm. Subtropical Dairy invites farm business owners, managers and farm payroll administrators to attend a workshop to 'unpack the ESKi'.…

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October 2018

Advanced Nutrition in Action – Workshop 3 – Gatton – 10th & 11th October 2018

October 10 @ 9:30 am - October 11 @ 4:00 pm
DAF Gatton Research Station Conference Rooom, Warrego Highway
LAWES, Qld 4343 Australia
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Workshop 3 in the series for the Advanced Nutrition In Action participants. Mark Burgemeister from Thinking Cows Pty. Ltd. will join us for this session with a focused around Developing and Implementing Nutrition Strategies on farm.

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Sunshine Coast YDN – Camel and Buffalo Farm Visit – POSTPONED

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

The Sunshine Coast YDN are planning a day out in the region on Saturday 13th October 2018, and you are invited!!! The day will commence with a visit to QCamel at the Glasshouse Mountains, where Director Lauren will give us a personal tour of the Camel dairy and share with us the history of QCamel. We will get to enjoy morning tea at the dairy and experience some of the products they produce. From here, we will travel to Maleny…

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Heat Stress expert – Geoff Dahl visit – Sth East Qld

October 15 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Paul Roderick Harrisville, Queensland Australia + Google Map

Subtropical Dairy, the Young Dairy Network and Dairy Australia invite farmers to join us for a discussion about managing heat stress by international expert Dr Geoff Dahl. Geoff is the Chair of the Department of Animal Sciences at the University of Florida. He conducts applied and basic research with direct impact on animal production and health. Specifically, his work focuses on understanding the physiological impact of management interventions, notably photoperiod and heat stress reduction, at various stages of the lactation…

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