Lucerne and bent grass management Workshop

posted 6 Oct 2011, 21:52 by Taiss Q

For profitable perennial pastures


Want to know more about Lucerne and how it fits into your farming system? Want to know how you can increase the profitability of your perennial pastures through control of bent grass?
Come along to this field day on profitable perennial pastures and hear about:

  • The costs and profits of a lucerne mix.
  • How to control bent grass starting in spring.
  • How picking the right pastures impacts on Kg/ha of beef.
  • Grazing tolerant Lucernes and how they fit in the farming system.
  • Sustainable grazing systems.
  • Visit the MLA Producer demonstration site and a Lucerne recovery site on a bus trip.
  • How to increase soil carbon and why it is important.



Information & contact:

Thursday, 20 October, 2011


9.30am to 4.30pm

Mt Wallace Hall, off the Geelong-Ballan Road, Mt Wallace.

Free. Lunch will also be supplied.


By Monday, 17 October to Neil James at DPI Ballarat on 0417 353 929.

This workshop is conducted by the BetterBeef Network and is funded by Meat and Livestock Australia and Department of Primary Industries.