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News & Events...

Good news! Grazing Naturally Workshops are now supported by the NSW Rural Assistance Authority. Contact Dick Richardson for details on 0429 069 001 or email dick@dickrichardson.com.au if you would like to arrange or attend one of the following workshops:

 

Grazing Naturally - Nuts and Bolts Course

The workshop is for participants who have completed the Grazing Naturally Introductory Field Day, and already practising Holistic and Cell grazing

$1000

Grazing Naturally – Farm Tour

A two day intensive bus trip in regional NSW with an evening discussion forum over dinner on the middle night. Tour visits two properties per day, where, following a presentation by property managers, participants investigate and assess business decisions and actual outcomes  on the ground and in the paddock

$1400

Grazing Naturally – Introductory Field Day

Current ecological theories are analysed and interpreted from a natural perspective. Practical activities and applications are demonstrated as simple and viable solutions to address ecological decline in grazing agriculture in changing climatic and economic conditions.

$100

Workshops cover topics including:

  • The effects of management changes on ecology 
  • Gaining an insight into the failure of grazing systems
  • Why holistic & cell grazing works initially then fails or leads to stagnation
  • The importance of soil depth on profitability & practical ways to increase it
  • Building soil depth & maturity with animals
  • The relationship between management decisions & landscape function
  • Question and answer session in the paddock
  • STAC method of feed assessment
  • An introduction to the Maia computer program for whole property grazing plans and monitoring of grazing history