D14422 – Post Tour: Monday 18 July to Friday 22 July 2022
Tour commences on Monday morning, following the weekend conference, and travels north through the Sunshine Coast hinterland and into the South Burnett region.
The afternoon will be spent visiting a grazing property near Goomeri, where time-controlled grazing and other sustainable management practices will be observed and can be discussed.
Later continue to Kingaroy to check into accommodation for a two-night stay.
Tuesday will be spent in the South Burnett region – with a morning visit to a large family feedlot operation near Proston, that has played a leading role for many years with the establishment of cattle handling and animal welfare issues across the sector.
In the afternoon, visit a family grazing property near Wyalla, where ‘Grazing for Profit’ principals have been implemented over the last two decades.
On Wednesday the tour will travel onto the Darling Downs, firstly visiting a grazing property in the foothills of the Bunya Mountains and then an extensive cropping property on the Jimbour Plains, where discussions will focus on the implementation of Integrated Pest Management in cotton, as well as soil moisture conservation through zero till farming and cost-effective ways to implement nitrogen replacement.
After an overnight stay in Dalby, the tour will travel west into the Maranoa on Thursday, with a visit to a grazing property near Condamine, providing the opportunity to observe and discuss the extensive application of time-controlled grazing and a range of other sustainable initiatives.
On Thursday afternoon the tour will return to Brisbane overnight with a farewell dinner in a centrally located city hotel.
Tour concludes after breakfast on Friday morning.
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