Waimate West Demonstration Farm Trust FIELD DAY 2012

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 11:00 AM

Guest speaker - Dave Clark, DairyNZ Principal Scientist "Future Dairy Farming - increasing profit within sustainable parameters".

Other speakers and topics include:

  • Viewing the maize, chicory and turnips crops and discussing factors to maximize yield and production.
  • Cropping trial results at the demonstration farm for the season to date, Kevin Macdonald, Scientist DairyNZ.
  • Discussion on management for maximum yield on maize, chicory and turnip crops. Dr John de Ruiter, Plant and Food CR.
  • Managing Facial Eczema, pregnancy diagnosis and other animal health issues. Meredith MacKenzie Taranaki Veterinary Centre.


Everybody welcome to attend - BBQ lunch sponsored by Silverfern Farms Ltd.

Venue: Waimate West Demonstration Farm, Normanby Road, Manaia