Livestock

Sheep forums return

By Country News

A sheep industry extension and adoption program, It’s Ewe Time!, will return in 2019 with a series of forums in Victoria, NSW and South Australia.

The half-day forums will deliver practical tools and information designed to increase producer awareness and provide take home tips of the principles, practices and tools of sheep enterprise profitability and productivity.

A joint initiative of Meat & Livestock Australia and Australian Wool Innovation, the forums are part of the flagship Making More From Sheep program.

MLA producer consultation and adoption general manager Michael Crowley said the forums were designed to deliver timely and practical tips and tools for on-farm practice and flock management.

Forums will be held on: Tuesday, February 26 in Birchip; Wednesday, February 27 in Deniliquin; and Thursday, February 28 in Benalla.

Cost is $35 per person, which includes a forum booklet, morning tea and lunch.

■For more information, phone It’s Ewe Time! national co-ordinator Anne Collins on 0427 486 115 or email: ACAgConsulting@bigpond.com