All farmers are welcome to join ASHEEP on their Annual Spring Field Day.
10:00am Bus Departs Esperance Yacht Club.
11am John Wallace– Plowman Road: Red clover disease testing results and aphid strip tests. Management and grazing of Casbah Biserrula. 12:45pm Lunch 1:45pm Ron Yates DPIRD—Esperance Downs Research Station Vetch spray trial showing tolerances and effect on nodulation and herbage of the Imi’s, atrazine and simazine. 3:15pm Nick Ruddenklau– The Oaks, Gibson-Dalyup Rd: - Silage production system with some numbers on cost of production and method of production. Current status of clover production system Barloo vetch on acidic soil for fattening lambs. 4:45pm CSBP pasture fertilizer trial– Telegraph Rd (John Sharpe). Boston Whooley from CSBP will run through a trial on response to P, K & Lime fertiliser on a predominately rye grass pasture.
5:15 pm BBQ dinner & drinks in the paddock at John Sharpe’s sheds
‘Show us your Nods!’ Competition
Bring along a legume pasture plant with the biggest and best nodules you can find for your chance to be crowned the 2018 Nod King. Judges will present the award for the pasture plant with the biggest & healthiest nodules on a legume plant, because size isn’t everything! Only plants commonly used for grazing are eligible.
Esperance Yatch Club, Esperance WA