Free KIT Field Day – Sandigo, NSW
Date: Friday 10th December 2021
Time: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Facilitator: James Barnet
Hosts: Michael and Heloise Gooden
Location: ‘Willowlee’ 6696 Sturt Highway Sandigo, NSW 2700 (Download flyer for mudmap)
BYO: Chair, lunch and water
RSVP: Tuesday 7th December 2021
Please note, due to COVID restrictions, you must have successfully RSVPed to this event to be able to attend. We cannot take walk-ins on the day. 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 email@example.com
KIT 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.
- Pasture recovery, 60 – 280 days rest and everything in between
- Portable infrastructure, how, why and cost
- Matching animal management to environment
Willowlee has been in the Gooden family since 1988. In 2008 Michael started managing the property as part of a family succession plan. The property is located 70 West of Wagga Wagga, 30 Kms East of Narrandera on the Sturt Highway. Willowlee is 388 Ha
Their main enterprise is an Angus Seed stock business, Old Man Creek Grass Fed Bulls.
Heliose and Michael undertook Holistic Management training in 2011 with Bruce Ward. This led to the foundation of the 8families management group.
Michael first attended FGFP in March 2019, and repeated the course in February 2021, when he stared working at RCS. He is currently completing Next Steps.
9:30am Smoko (tea and coffee provided)
10:00am Introduction to ‘Willowlee’ by Michael and Heloise Gooden
10:20am Facilitated discussion
12:30pm Lunch (BYO chair, lunch and water)
1:30pm Property tour and discussion
4:00pm Wrap up and finish