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Future Beef Production | Team Te Mania Workshop | RACV Torquay Resort, Torquay Vic | June 13-15th


2018 Team Te Mania Workshop PROGRAM

REGISTRATION FORM

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13TH
6.00
for
7pm  Dinner
Winkipop Room
THURSDAY, JUNE 14TH
8.45  Welcome
 9.00 Driving profitability on farm by meeting consumer needs
Michael Crowley, GM Producer Consultation & Adoption, Meat Livestock Australia
9.40 Team Te Mania Case Study – Beef as part of a multi-faceted farming enterprise
Dennis Gleeson, Colligen Creek, Deniliquin
10.00 Morning Tea
10.30 Soil health and soil carbon – The root of it all
Dr Terry McCosker
12.00  Lunch
1.00 Business analysis – Finding and treating the deadwood
Dr Terry McCosker
2.30 Afternoon Tea
3.00    The effect of genetics on gross margins in Angus herds
Dr Robert Banks, Director, Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit
 3.20 Managing the competing needs of animal, herd, pasture and landscape
Bart Davidson, MaiaGrazing
 3.40 Round table demonstrations / discussions (3 x 15 minutes)

  • Terry McCosker, RCS. ProfitProbe software; Carbon Link
  • Rob Banks, AGBU. Single Step and genomics – what’s it all about?
  • Bart Davidson, Maia Grazing. Predictive grazing management
  • Rob Wyld, Sapien Technology. Record-keeping and QA programs
  • Roger Chomley, Rural Manager, RaboBank. Tailored banking products
6.00
for
7pm  Dinner – featuring sire-identified Rangers Valley Black Market, marble 6+ score Angus beef
Guest Speaker – Julie Cameron, Meredith Goat’s Cheese, Meredith
Consistent Consistently – The Winning Forumula
 FRIDAY, JUNE 15TH
8.30 Genetic trends in Te Mania bloodlines, including feed costs
Dr Robert Banks, Director, Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit
9.00   Procurement for premium beef products
Andrew Malloy, Livestock Procurement Manager, Rangers Valley
 9.30 Morning Tea
10.00 Seasonal climate variability and change
Dale Grey, Climate Specialist, Agriculture Victoria
10.40 Global market and pricing outlooks
Angus Gidley-Baird, Senior Analyst, RaboBank
 11.15 Q&A Panel

  • Tom Gubbins, Te Mania Angus
  • Rob Banks, AGBU
  • Andrew Malloy, Rangers Valley
  • Angus Gidley-Baird, RaboBank
12.00 Lunch
 1.00 Close

ACCOMMODATION AND WORKSHOP
RACV TORQUAY RESORT, 1 Great Ocean Road, Torquay  Ph 03. 52611600

ACCOMMODATION  – $240/ room/ night
Please book directly with RACV, mention Team Te Mania Workshop and RACV/Automobile membership for discount.

WORKSHOP COST
Workshop & Meals                              $300
Team Te Mania Members            No Charge

ENQUIRIES
Amanda McFarlane 03. 5264 1218  Email: Amanda[a]temania.com.au

REGISTRATIONS AND PAYMENTS –  NO LATER THAN 30 MAY 2018