Healthy streams from profitable pasture and fertiliser tactics

Free event!

Join the Pokaiwhenua Catchment Group on Monday 4th March, along with Dr Katherine Tozer, Kate Fransen and Doug Edmeades to discuss and learn strategies for improving pasture quality, soil fertility and fertiliser use at this in-person workshop.

 Venue: Putaruru St John Youth Hall, 25 Overdale Street, Putaruru (opposite the Overdale Community Centre)

Start: 10:00am

Lunch: 12:00pm

Finish: 2:00pm

 Our speakers:

Dr Katherine Tozer, Senior Scientist, AgResearch has led research into deferred grazing, working with hill country farmers in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty. Katherine's research has shown the benefits of deferred paddocks to pasture quality and productivity.

Kate Fransen, Programme Lead, DairyNZ speaks to what a decade's research has taught us about plantain, including leaching reductions and grazing management.

Dr Doug Edmeades, Director, AgKnowledge is a renowned soil scientist and focusses his work on science-based solutions in the areas of fertilisers, soil fertility and pasture nutrition.

Also hear from local farmers on their experiences with using Plantain on farm, and the importance of embracing science-based solutions

Complimentary lunch is included, registration is essential. Please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/healthy-streams-from-profitable-pasture-and-fertiliser-tactics-tickets-817534998187 

Please email harriet@element.org.nz if you have any dietary requirements.

Poster below with further details.  Look forward to seeing you there!


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