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MLA BeefUp forums for Kimberley and Broome producers

Beef Central, 25/10/2021

Western Australia will be hosting two upcoming Beef Up forums during November in the Pilbara region on the 2 November in Newman, and for Kimberley Beef producers on 5 and 6 November in Broome.

Tim Schatz, principal pastoral production research officer, NT Dept of Industry, Tourism and Trade, discussing phosphorus adoption and economics at the MLA BeefUp forum in Cloncurry last week.

Hosted by Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) northern Western Australian producers and other key stakeholders will have the opportunity to take part in a tailored program of presentations and panel discussions as well as network with fellow producers.

The Broome Forum will be held over two days at the Oaks Broome Hotel and feature over 11 speakers from industry and research.

The one-day Newman Forum will be hosted at the Newman House and will feature over 12 speakers.

Both BeefUps are set to be a thought-provoking and feature education programs relevant to the issues and needs of industry and producers in the Pilbara and Kimberley regions, including key themes of succession planning animal welfare and pain relief and Northern Cattle Geonomics.

 The region-specific programs have a list of compelling speakers such as Professor Phil Vercoe and Jardine Macdonald from Rangelands NRM who will be discussing topics respectively such as Rio Tinto’s virtual fencing trial and the Northern Australia Climate Program. Alongside the formal discussions, attendees will have the opportunity to network with other producers.

Newman BeefUp Forum
Tuesday 2nd November 2021
Venue: Newman House, Shire of East Pilbara, 30 Iron Ore Parade, 6753
Time: 8.00am – 5.30pm followed up networking drinks and nibbles.

Broome BeefUp Forum
Friday 5 and Saturday 6 November 2021
Venue: Oaks Broome Hotel, 99 Robinson St, Broome WA 6725
Time: Day 1 – 9.30am – 4.30pm followed by networking dinner at 6.30pm
Day 2 – 9.00am – 12.30pm

To view the program for the Newman forum click here  and to view the program for the Broome forum click here

Contact details to register are provided in the above links.

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