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Free Keep In Touch (KIT) Day – Bowen, QLD
Date: Thursday 17th August 2017
Time: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Facilitator: James Barnet
Hosts: Barry and Leanne O’Sullivan
Location: ‘Glenalpine Station’, 1893 Strathalbyn Rd, Bowen QLD (Download flyer to view mud map)
BYO: Chair, lunch and water
KIT days are an opportunity for like-minded people to gather on a property to discuss topics relevant to that region and see firsthand how RCS principles are being applied in similar land types and production systems. We encourage you to invite neighbours, staff, family and friends as everyone is welcome.
- Alternative investments: forestry, other livestock, off farm.
- Improving pasture options: pondage pasture, irrigation, legumes, grasses.
- Cost efficient ways to increase weight gain in cattle for extra kg’s at sale.
- Energy supplied through water medicators.
- Direct marketing and sale of produce.
- Beef genetics: ensuring consistent meat quality for direct marketing.
9:30am Smoko (provided)
10:00am Introduction to ‘Glenalpine Station’ by Barry and Leanne O’Sullivan
10:20am Facilitated discussion
12:30pm Lunch (BYO chair, lunch and water)
1:30pm Property tour and discussion
4:00pm Wrap up and finish