Preparing for a Dry Summer

  • When: Wednesday 7 November 2018 at 6:45pm for a 7pm start
  • Where: Flying Horse Bar & Brewery, Raglan Parade, Warrnambool
  • Light meal provided. Drinks at Bar prices.

Summer of 2018-19 is shaping up as a challenging season, with fodder prices already high due the ongoing drought across much of Australia, and meteorologists suggesting a dry and warm season. Warrnambool Veterinary and Terang & Mortlake Veterinary Clinic have brought together a range of speakers to help you start preparing for the possibility of tight times in the months ahead.

Presenters:

  • Dr Blair Summerville, Veterinarian and Nutrition Adviser, Warrnambool Veterinary
    A Summer Feeding Model – practical tips to maximise your feed supply 
  • John Droppert, Senior Industry Analyst, Dairy Australia
    Looking into the crystal ball – a perpective on milk price movements for the coming season
  • John McKew, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Fodder Industry Association
    Hay supply and price forecast for summer 2018-19
  • Garry Smith, Director, Agribusiness Services, McLaren Hunt Financial Group
    The view from the accountant’s desk
  • Lindsay Ferguson, Regional Manager & Executive Officer, WestVic Dairy  Dairy
    Australia’s Taking Stock and Dairy Base programs 
  • Panel Discussion facilitated by Dr Stephen Jagoe & Phil Keegan

RSVP: by 5pm on Monday, 5 November 2018 to:
Warrnambool Veterinary Farm Desk: 5561 7666 or Terang & Mortlake Veterinary Clinic: 5592 2111

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