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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 had below average rainfall and 57% of NSW had rainfall in the lowest 10% of records.


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 help & support.

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 Tues 11th March 10am-1pm
Casino RSM Club; 162 Canterbury St, Casino.

Grafton Wed 12th March 10am-1pm
South Grafton Ex-Services Club; 2 Wharf St,
South Grafton.

Bellingen Thurs 13th March 10-1pm
Bellingen Golf Club; 1172 Waterfall Way.

Kempsey Tues 18th March 10-1pm
Kempsey Golf Club; 330 Pacific HWY, Sth
Kempsey.

Wauchope Wed 19th March 10-1pm
Wauchope Country Club. 24 King St.

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.

RSVP Email: admin.northcoast@lls.nsw.gov.au
RSVP Phone: (02) 6561 4964

Media contact: Brendan O’Brien, Senior Land Services Officer 02 65614966