Monday, 11 July 2011

Biological Farming at Ringarooma

Thursday 14 July 2011

As part of the Future Ready Dairy Systems project a field day on biological farming will be held at Andrew and Kate Carter’s.  Andrew and Kate have been using an integrated approach focused on soil biology for the past three years.  Come for lunch to hear what they have learnt along the way.  Farm adviser, Karl Stokes, will also be attending and he will demonstrate Visual Soil Assessment (Landcare Research NZ).  Changes in the production system will be discussed in terms of costs/benefits and greenhouse gas emissions.

Thursday 14th July 2011
11.30 am – 1 pm
420 New River Rd, Ringarooma

Free BBQ lunch provided.  Free copy of Soils Alive! DPI Soil Biology book for all attendees. 

If you can’t make it, but want a copy, please ring DairyTas (offer only available to dairy farmers).

Please RSVP by date to DairyTas – 03 6432 2233 or

FIND OUT MORE: For further information, please see attached brochure or ring Rachel Brown, Dairying for Tomorrow Coordinator on 0419 528 428

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