Creating your Future Farm – Karaka, February 11th

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Join us for our visit to Brian, Cathy and David Yates, where we will find out why they installed AMS on their organic farm and what they have learned from their experience.



Automated milking – the way of the future?

Brian Dela Rue, DairyNZ, will take us through the ins and outs of using AMS in New Zealand, what you should consider if you are thinking of installing one, their pros and cons, their impact on your system, and the changes you may need to make for AMS to work well for you.

Successful pasture renewal

We all know how difficult it is to establish pastures that last the distance. Sophia Clarke, PGG Wrightson, will give you expert advice on the steps you can take to get your new pastures off to a great start this autumn and the strategies that will help them to persist.

Starting from the ground up

Let’s dig a hole and find out what is going on below! Healthy soils are a key driver of successful pasture-based systems. Murray Lane, Ballance Agri-Nutrients, will talk about how you can build and maintain healthy soils to support vigorous pasture growth.

Free event, all welcome

Morning tea: 10.15 am

Main program: 10.30 am – 1 pm (followed by lunch)

Event Details

Start date: February 11, 2020

End date: February 11, 2020

Start time: 10:15 a.m.

End time: 01:00 p.m.

Venue: Brian, Cathy and David Yates, 1016 Linwood Rd, Karaka, S/N 70216

Email: [email protected]

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