Join us for an invitation only Pasture Field Day taking place on Thursday November 9th at Cropmark’s R&D Research Trialsite.
10am for 10.30am start
10.30am – 12noon
Graeme & Daniel Croft’s
Corner Killeen Road & Great Ocean Road, Mepunga West
BBQ Lunch & refreshments provided
Hosted by Notman Pasture Seeds & Cropmark Seeds.
Join discussions with farmers Graeme & Daniel Croft, Peter Notman, Andrew Allsop, Cropmarks Bruce Hume & Matthew Deighton, & Rabobank’s Garry Pattison.
Getting the most out of your pasture with Peter Notman & Andrew Allsop
Investigating into what we are looking for in pasture plants, the importance of establishing perennial pasture & selecting the right cultivar to suit your operations. Maximise your pasture controlling weeds & pests, winter grasses.
New market varieties
Get the most out of your pasture and pick up some great tips for the coming season. Learn more about how Cropmark breed new cultivars for Australian farming conditions. Results from their research trials throughout Australia & New Zealand.
Walk through the Cropmark R&D trialsite
See firsthand how current & future perennial, italian & annual ryegrass varieties are performing. Over 192 pasture plots & 48 varieties.
Spray Topping Program
Discussion with Graeme & Daniel on their pasture program and spray topping program to control barley grass.
Global outlook with Rabobank
Garry Pattison will discuss the global dairy outlook, and current market conditions.
RSVP to our Pasture Field Day
Please contact Andrew Allsop via email, text or call.
Text Message or Call 0408 439 795
For more information or to RSVP contact Andrew Allsop at Notman Pasture Seeds on (03) 5659 2314
10.30am Graeme & Daniel Croft
Overview and Open Discussion of Graeme & Daniel Crofts farming operations at Mepunga West.
10.45am Bruce Hume & Matt Deighton – Cropmark
The latest on R&D developments. How Cropmark have breed new cultivars for Australian farming conditions and look at results from their research trials throughout Australia & New Zealand. Demonstrating what’s involved when measuring & managing a trial site.
11.00am Peter Notman & Andrew Allsop— Notman Seeds
Investigating into what we are looking for in pasture plants, the importance of establishing perennial pasture & selecting the right cultivar to suit your operations. Discussion with Graeme & Daniel on their pasture program and spray topping program to control barley grass.
11.30am Matt Deighton – Cropmark
Walking Tour—firsthand how current and future season perennial, italian & annual ryegrass cultivars are performing under comparable conditions.
11.45am Garry Pattinson – Rabobank
Global markets and conditions
12noon BBQ Lunch & Refreshments
Graeme & Daniel Croft Farm
Our Pasture Field Day will be held on Graeme & Daniel Croft’s dairy farm at the corner of the Great Ocean Road & Killeens Road, Mepunga West.
Enter 200m down Killeen Road—Gate on Left
Onsite parking is available. See directions below.