FUTURE-PROOFING sheep farming and particularly Merinos will be the focus of a field day near Jerilderie in New South Wales next week.
The field day on 21 July at the Pooginook Merino and Poll Merino Stud property at 773 Four Corners Rd, Jerilderie will feature a series of industry and professional speakers covering Merino meat marketing, carbon farming, succession planning and building profitable genetics.
The field day will run from 9am-3pm with morning tea and lunch provided. Speaker themes and speakers will include:
Unlocking the potential of Merino meat from farm to market: Gundagai Meat Processors CEO Will Barton; MLA group manager adoption and commercialisation Sarah Strachan and; NSW DPI livestock research officer Ed Clayton.
Thriving in a carbon-conscious world: Paraway Pastoral Company manager of natural capital Paul McDougall; Cibo Labs managing director Phil Tickle and; Select Carbon senior scientific advisor Dr Susan Orgill.
Farming for generations, succession planning and business management: Proagtive owner and director Isobel Knight and Farm Owners Academy managing director Jeremy Hutchings.
Building profitable genetics for your environment: LambsAlive owner and director Jason Trompf and Pooginook genetics and sales manager John Sutherland.
If unable to attend onsite, the field day proceedings will be livestreamed by StarLink internet.
Questions from the online audience will be answered in the Q&A section. Presentations and panel discussions will be recorded and available to registrants.
Click here to register for on-property or online attendance.