Autumn Calving field day

Autumn Calving field day

Thursday 8th March

10.30am – 1.30 pm

Hear about the benefits and challenges of autumn calving. Also a summary of the trial work under way at the Dairy Trust Farms at Waimate West demonstration farm and the Hawera Kavanagh farm.

Start at Andy and Lisa Tippet’s farm at 10.30am. 129 Scott road, Open Country 26340. Then onto Waimate West Demonstration Farm. Normanby road, Fonterra 41952

Guest speakers:
– Dr John Roche – DairyNZ
– Dr Ants Roberts – Ravensdown
– Revell McIntyre – Open Country
– Scott Walls – Fonterra
– Dallas Nelley – Taranaki Vets
– Duncan Phyn – Wrightson seeds
– Kim Sharpe – Pioneer

Finishing with a BBQ at 1.30pm. Kindly sponsored by Silver Fern Farms.