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2016 - NextGen Livestock Forum

NextGen Livestock Forum

The 2016 Agribusiness Today Forum, hosted by RDA Central West, Charles Sturt University and the Graham Centre, was held in Blayney on Thursday 28th and Friday 29th July focusing on the NextGen Livestock Industry.

The Livestock Forum – (Thursday 28th July) provided an opportunity for local livestock producers to hear first-hand from a range of expert speakers about today’s innovations in livestock management, chains and markets (speaker presentations below). 

The Farming Field Trip –  (Friday 29th July) in the Blayney area and involved live demonstrations with 3D imagery for live animal assessment, drones, farm management software, and sheep handling demonstrations.

The 2016 forum was attended by approximately 160 people and 95% of participants indicated


Tess Herbert – Challenges and Opportunities in the Australian Feedlot Industry 1MB

Prof Graeme Martin – Innovation & new technology in future farming systems 6MB

Robert Barkert – Beef, Sheep and Goat markets: What are the short and long term

directions? 1MB

Dr Warwick Badgery – EverGraze: managing sustainable grazing systems 1MB

Brad De Luca – Meeting market specifications domestically and internationally 3MB

Danica Leys – Making the online environment work for you 1MB

Programs and Flyers

Download the NextGen Livestock Forum – Flyer

Download the Program Booklet – 2016 NextGen Livestock Forum