Pasture Update at Bingara

Grassland Society of NSW Pasture Update – Better Pastures for a Variable Climate


$15 for members, $25 for non-members includes lunch and morning tea and return bus trip to “Glenayr”
RSVP: 6 November, please contact: Janelle Witschi 0408 612 235 or email

FLYER AND REGISTRATION FORM – cick here to download


  • Linda Hygate (Project Manager, Meat & Livestock Australia) – MLA’s investment in the southern feedbase
  • Robin Dobos and Hutton Oddy (Research Officers, Armidale Beef Centre, NSW DPI) – Maximising red meat production on tropical grasses
  • Mick Duncan (Agronomist, Northern Agriculture, Armidale) – Managing legume nutrition with phosphorus and sulphur
  • Elizabeth Hartley and Greg Gemell (Technical Officers – Inoculants and Rhizobia, NSW DPI, Ourimbah) – Improving nodulation. Have we got the rhizobia right?
  • Lester McCormick (Leader, Coastal & Temperate Pasture Systems, NSW DPI Tamworth) – Establishment opportunities using hard seeded legumes
  • Luc Farago (Team Leader, Strategic Land Services, BRG CMA, Inverell) – Native vegetation – what are the changes?
  • Phil Butler, “Glen Ayr” – The “Glen Ayr” operation. Phil describes his program of integrating tropical perennial grasses into his grazing system.
  • Carol Harris (Research Agronomist, Glen Innes) and Suzanne Boschma (Snr Research Scientist, Tamworth, NSW DPI) – Latest research on temperate and tropical legumes and trial site inspection
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