B+LNZ Manawatu-Whanganui Farming for Profit Field Day: Massey University Tuapaka Farm

These workshops will be run throughout the year aimed at giving you the tools to take control of your business including maximising on farm production, business planning and management skills, and helping you get the most out of yourself and your staff.

Setting up your lambing and calving % & monitoring water quality

What can you do to ensure that your breeding stock are ready to produce at their breeding potential? 

Here’s an opportunity to hear from the experts at Massey about what decisions you can make on farm to ensure your percentage reaches the stock's potential.

Note: Lunch is not provided so you’re welcome to bring your own and have it prior to the field day start. There is a sponsored barbecue at the end of the day, around 5pm.

Topics

  • Red meat sector outlook
  • Beef Cow Longevity
  • Ram WoF
  • Mating Ewe and Hogget Readiness
  • Water Quality Measurement

The day includes a farm tour.  4wd vehicles are required.

History

The original 420 hectare farm was acquired in 1938, with a further 56.5 ha added in 1971.

The farm consists of 111 ha of predominantly flat ground, and a hill unit of 365 ha. The work going on at Massey’s Tuapaka Farm is adding to resources and information available to farmers operating in a hill country environment.

Registration

Registration essential.

Please register to Rachel Jukes (B+LNZ):  rachel.jukes@beeflambnz.com or call 027 203 9800

Find out more

Registration is required. 

Please register with Rebecca Brownlie (B+LNZ): rebecca.brownlie@beeflambnz.com  or 0272039744