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Seasonal Outlook Workshops 2014

North Coast Local Land Services invites you to attend Seasonal Outlook Workshops in your local area.

Over the last six months to January 2014, 90% of NSW has had below average rainfall and 57% had rainfall in the lowest 10% recorded.

With further unpredictable conditions forecast, these workshops will look at strategies for preparing for the upcoming season.

  • Livestock management strategies for dry seasons and transition to wet conditions
  • Managing pastures in the summer to winter changeover period
  • Strategies to sourcing alternative feeds. Who’s out there, current availability of key supplements
  • LLS District Vets: Seasonal Animal Health updates. Seasonal pest and disease reminders. Precautions for introducing alternative stock feeds
  • Weather predictions for the upcoming autumn
  • Rural Financial Counsellors and DPI Rural Support Workers to talk about finance options and where to look for funding
  • RAMHP advice on dealing with adversity in the rural sector and where to turn for assistance.
  • All workshops include morning tea on arrival and light lunch at the conclusion of the presentations.

Event Schedule

Casino
Tuesday 11 March 10 am-1 pm
Casino RSM Club
162 Canterbury Street, Casino


Grafton
Wednesday 12 March 10 am-1 pm
South Grafton Ex-Services Club
2 Wharf Street, South Grafton

Bellingen
Thursday 13 March 10 am-1 pm
Bellingen Golf Club
1172 Waterfall Way, Bellingen

Kempsey
Tuesday 18 March 10 am-1 pm
Kempsey Golf Club
330 Pacific Highway, South Kempsey

Wauchope
Wednesday 19 March 10 am-1 pm
Wauchope Country Club
24 King Street, Wauchope

RSVP: Please RSVP at least one week prior to the
event for catering purposes. Please leave your
name, location of event you are attending, your
main farming interest (beef/dairy/crops etc) and the
number of people attending.

Email: admin.northcoast@lls.nsw.gov.au
Telephone: 02 6561 4964

Media contact: Brendan O’Brien, Senior Land Services Officer, telephone: 02 6561 4966