Canowindra farm part of conference

Cowra conference.
Cowra conference.

Farming practices in Gooloogong and Canowindra will feature at this year’s Grassland Society of NSW Conference titled, ‘Your system – Taking it to the next level’, which will be held in Cowra from July 24 – 26, 2017.

This forum offers landholders a great opportunity to hear information on current pasture and livestock research and to network with others in the industry.   

The full conference package including a bus tour, lunches, morning and afternoon teas on both days and dinner on Tuesday, July 25, is $260 for Grassland Society of NSW members and $330 for non-members.

Booking to attend the conference as well as further details regarding the event can be done via http://grasslandnsw.com.au.  

Alternatively you can call David Harbison (President, Grasslands Society of NSW) for a conference program, on 0408 820 467.

For phone registrations call Janelle Witschi (Secretary) on 0408 612 235. Please note that conference registrations close Wednesday, July 19, 2017.

Three tours will be held as part of the conference.

One tour will visit properties in Mandurama / Woodstock, one in Gooloogong/Canowindra and a third in the Cowra/Greenethorpe district.

The Gooloogong /Canowindra district will visit Australia’s largest intensive barn style dairy, Moxey between Gooloogong and Forbes.

The property features high animal production on a large scale from quality pastures and crops.

Then farmers will visit a property near Canowindra featuring lucerne hay, prime lamb production, long term perennial pastures, irrigation and dual purpose crops.