How to manage dry times on the farm – is it better to sell or feed livestock?

Livestock near Rocky River. Photo: Susanna Freymark

How will you manage the predicted dry times ahead?

The North Coast Local Land Services team is offering information sessions on coping and managing the dry times on the land.

Speakers include Lisa Castleman on agronomy; Nathan Jennings on livestock; Lismore district vet Phillip Kemsley and Casino district vet Phillip Carter.

They will discuss pasture growth and pasture recovery, growing fodder versus buying in, early weaning or creep feeding calves, supplementary feeding, maintenance versus production, confinement feeding and the big decision of selling versus feeding.

Today, Tuesday, October 3 they are at Bonalbo Community Hall

At Tabulum Public Hall on October 10, 9.30am–noon.

At Rappville Community Hall on October 17, 9.30am–noon.

At Coraki Youth Hall on November 1, 9.30am–noon.

Text Jessica Lock on 0439 857 146 to RSVP for any of these sessions.

Visit the website to register or call 1300 795 299.

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