Wednesday 11 March 2015

Sustainable Irrigation Field Day - North Otago

We would like to invite you to attend a field day at The Mitchell Webster Group’s dairy farm on Wednesday the 18th of March. The Mitchell Webster Group are well known for their forward thinking and sustainable farming practices, which they were recognised for in 2013 winning the Ballance Farm Environmental Supreme Award for the Otago region.

On Wednesday the 18th we will be focusing on the technologies and practices employed that help ensure efficient and sustainable irrigation on their properties. The field day is applicable for dairy, cropping and sheep and beef farmers. Topics covered will include:
        -   Efficient irrigation technologies and management practices
       -   Variable rate irrigation
       -   Soil moisture sensing
       -   Electromagnetic (EM) mapping
  -   Economic and environmental benefits
  -   Sustainable Farming Fund - Hill Country Irrigation project findings
  -   Environmental considerations and requirements for Irrigators

Where: Mitchell Webster Group Dairy Farm
190 Coalpit Road, Enfield, Oamaru
Fonterra #36174
When: Wednesday 18th March at 12:15

There will be a BBQ lunch kindly provided by ANZ.
Everyone is welcome, so we look forward to seeing you there.

If you have any questions please contact Sarah Elliot from Lindsay NZ on 021 811 266.