Program

Time: 8.00am - 4.00pm
 
8.00am Registrations open 
9.00 - 10.30am Demonstrations

Machinery Demonstrations by:

Kverneland, Krone, Claas, John Deere, McHale and Kuhn.

Get ready to see all the latest fodder making machines demoed right in front of you. This will be a great opportunity to see what's new in machinery and learn from personal experiences using the machine.

10.40am  

Morning Tea - Proudly sponsored by Fodderlink

10.50am  

Welcome Speech John McKew, CEO of AFIA

11.00am 

Mould & Yeast counts in fodder with Hugh Archibald

11.20am  

Wrapping silage and stretch factor - Lloyd Dawson

11.40am  

Good silage management and the role of innoculents - Nelani Roux

12.00pm  

Procuring Fodder from a dairy farmers perspective - Amy Fay

12.20 - 1.20pm

Lunch - proudly sponsored by Tapex Agri

1.30pm  

Auction of fodder donated by O'sullivan family with proceeds going to beyond Blue

1.40pm  

Balancing the ration - Dan Hoch

2.00pm  

Understanding feed tests. The importance and variability - Rick Stadler

2.20pm  

Dairy update for the Fodder industry - Lisa Birrell

2.40pm  

Fodder purchasing agreements - John McKew

2.50pm  

Hay export update - Geoff Walker

3.00pm 

Expectation VS relaity in the stack - David Lewis

3.20pm

Weed management with hay - Greg Toomey

2.40pm 

Shed management - Rowan Jayasuriya

 

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