SheepNet Delegation Visit to South Australia - 21st to 25th January 2018
The purpose of the South Australia trip was to exchange knowledge and experiences between EU states and Australia on how to improve sheep productivity – from discovery science and technology development to using international collaboration to close knowledge gaps and develop new strategies for implementing research into adoption and practice change on-farm.
This is a summary of the visits and discussions held with Australian colleagues.
Day 1 - 22nd January - Visit to Roseworthy Campus Turretfield Research Centre
Day 2 - 23rd January - Visits to Wootoona Flaxman Valley and Ashmore Fischer's farm
Day 3 - 24th January - Visit to Thornby - Paul McGormont's feedlots
Day 4 - 25th January - Sydney workshop - MLA Office