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Free Field Day – Woodbury, TAS

July 8


Date: Friday 8 July 2022

Time: 9:30am – 4:00pm

Hosts: Chris and Claire Headlam

Location:  ‘Ratharney’, 979 Glen Morey Road, Woodbury  TAS  7120

BYO: Chair, lunch and water

RSVP:  Monday 4th July 2022

If you would like to attend and are not sure if your name is on the RSVP list, please contact the RCS office on 1800 356 004 or info@rcsaustralia.com.au

Field 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.

Discussion Topics

  • What information is needed for effective grazing management and decisions
    –  Including how to get the best out of grazing charts
  • How we improve animal health whilst reducing/reliance on inputs
  • How we profitability transition from irrigated cash crops to perennial base pasture systems

Brief History

Chris and Claire Headlam have been at Ratharney for 10 years.  Ratharney is a 1,800 ha sheep and irrigation property.  They have 450 ha under pivots and which has historically been used for poppies, however in recent years they have been transitioning from poppies to barley and fodder crops.



9:30am Smoko (tea and coffee provided)

10:00am Introduction to ‘Ratharney’ by Chris and Claire Headlam

10:20am Facilitated discussion

12:30pm Lunch (BYO lunch, chair and water)

1:30pm Property tour and discussion

4:00pm Wrap up and finish

For more information or to discuss having a Field Day in your region please contact our team.


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1800 356 004


979 Glen Morey Road
Woodbury, Tasmania 7120 Australia
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