Pasture Summit

Pasture summit 2018 | 7
The NZ Foundation dairy farm system – this is it! 10-year detailed economic analysis of farm systems. Mark Neal – Dairy Systems Specialist, DairyNZ Laurence Shalloo – Teagasc, Moorepark Researcher, dairy farm economics and sustainability (Ireland’s farm profit data
Chaired by: Paul Bird, DairyNZ
The grazing dairy cow of 2030 What will she need to do and what do we need to do to help her achieve it? Breeding for the future & breeding the cow to suit the system. Donagh Berry – Teagasc, Moorepark Researcher, Dairy Genetics and Breeding Dr Jeremy Bryant – NZAEL Manager, DairyNZ Chaired by Malcolm Ellis, GM NZ Markets, LIC
Time is money, see how the latest research and developments can save you time and make more money. A presentation by farmers and industry specialists with ideas that have greatly improved efficiency and working conditions for a more resilient business. North Island: Brian Dela Rue – DairyNZ, Research Engineer (Precision Dairy, Applications of technology, Labour productivity) Stephen Allen - Farmer and Tatua Chairman Chaired by: Darren Sutton, Farmwise Consultant, LIC South Island: Callum Eastwood – DairyNZ Scientist (People in dairy, effective use of new technologies in dairy systems) Rhys Roberts - GM Align Farms, Mid Canterbury Chaired by Debbie Kinder, Farmwise Consultant, LIC
Solutions to the environmental and climatic challenge. Evaluation of the solutions to environmental and climatic change North Island: Phillipa Hedley - Senior Developer Farm Systems, DairyNZ Dr Stewart Ledgard, Principal Scientist, AgResearch South Island: From Faculty of Agriculture & Life Sciences, Lincoln University: Keith Cameron – Professor of Soil Science, Head of Centre for Soil and Environmental Research Grant Edwards – Assistant Vice Chancellor, Dean of Faculty of Agriculture & Life Sciences; Professor of Dairy Production
Chaired by Dr Ants Roberts, Chief Scientific Officer at Ravensdown
Farm ownership – what are the building blocks to farm ownership. The goal of farm ownership is achievable, when the right ingredients are in place. What are these ingredients? North Island: Colm & Gaynor Tierney (Waikato Dairy Farmers) Bryce & Amanda Savage (Taranaki Dairy Farmers) Chaired by Wade Bell, DairyNZ South Island: James and Ceri Bourke, (Rakaia Dairy Farmers) Will Green (Fairlie Dairy Farmer)
Chaired by Will Grayling, Dairy Farmer
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3:00 - 3:30 final words and close of conference Workshop Session Organisers/Chairs
8:00 - 9:00 Registration, Orientation, Health & Safety Briefing & Morning Tea 9:00 - 9:10 Welcome - Kevin Twomey 9:10 - 9:40 Intro to Moorepark by Pat Dillon and Mark Fenelon 9:40 - 10:00 Delegates in 5 groups attending rotating workhops 10:00 - 13:00 5 workshops running concurrently 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch (Sponsored by ………….) 14:00 - 16:00 Workshops cont. 16:00 - 16: 20 …………………………….
move to workshops - 5 groups colour coded
Workshops running concurrently
Lunch (Sponsored by……………..)
Workshops running concurrently
Closing remarks