Henty Machinery Field Days

For details on Henty Machinery Field Days go to:

https://hmfd.com

AgQuip, Gunnedah, NSW

For details about Agquip see:

http://www.farmonline.com.au/events/agquip/home

Field Day – Rejuvenating Pastures

The Grassland Society of NSW Central Branch invites everyone to a field day on Thursday 30th July 2009.  Download the flyer here or see the details below:

“REJUVENATING PASTURES”

Options for run down pastures

Field will be held on Thursday 30th July 2009 at “Gundawanna”, Belgravia road Molong.
Directions:  Take the Euchareena road out of Molong, follow the road left after the Golf Course ends and turn right onto the Belgravia Rd in 200m. Follow this for approx 6 km.

Discussions include:

  • How to assess paddocks for priority action
  • Weeds – Winter cleaning, spray topping options
  • Manipulating pastures by fertiliser, weed control and grazing management
  • Pasture species selection
  • Economics of re-sowing pastures
  • Re-sowing pastures?…..The 8 steps to getting it right the first time!

PROGRAM

2.30 pm Meet at “Gundawanna”
3.30 pm Pasture species trial site visit ? Chris & Gordon Blowes, Molong
4.30 pm Molong Bowling Club – Early BBQ and guest speakers
7.00 pm Anticipated close.

PLEASE RSVP for Catering purposes by Wednesday 29th July to Linda Ayres, NSW DPI, 6391 3800 / 0413 889 318 or David Harbison 0408 820 467

Grassland Extravaganza – Bredbo

Late Notice for this field day to be held at Bredbo on the 30th November – YES, this Sunday so not much time.  BBQ lunch and refreshments will be available and vegetation/wildlife experts on hand to consult.  See the flyer for program and location details:

Download the Flyer here for more information ( pdf file 1.1MB in size) or go to the website at www.k2c.org.au).

The field day will be put on by K2C  (Kosciuszko 2 Coast) – a community partnership established to help landholders reconnect isolated woodlands and grasslands between Kosciuszko and Namadgi National Parks and the coastal forests of the Far South Coast.

K2C

Upcoming Field Days

Just a reminder that the two major NSW (and Australian) agricultural field days are coming up.

First up is AgQuip – held at Gunneday every August and with over 100,000 visitors, said to be biggest of any rural field day in the country.  This year, AgQuip will be held on the 19th – 21st August.  For more information, please see the AgQuip website.

Not far behind is the Australian National Field Days which in 2008, will take place from Tuesday 21st to Thursday 23rd October at Borenore, 15kms west of Orange on the central tablelands of NSW.   The ANFD is Australia’s oldest annual agricultural exhibition where visitors can see a vast range of agricultural machinery, implements, services and ideas from over 600 exhibitors.  For more information, please see the ANFD website

Well worth a visit!