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Corowa District Landcare Annual Sheep Producer Info Evening - Corowa

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9 Apr 2018 - 5:00pm
Join Corowa District Landcare at their Annual Sheep Producers Information Evening. Not a night to miss!
Dr Shawn McGrath, School of Animal & Veterinary Sciences, Charles Sturt University, will be the main speaker for the night. His topic will be: "Calcium, magnesium and vitamin D for sheep in southern NSW" – covering the current state of knowledge, what research they have done and plans for future research.
The evening will also feature a Murray Local Land Services update from Sue Briggs.
Venue: Corowa Whiskey & Chocolate
Cost: $10 Corowa District Landcare Members, $20 non-members, price includes a two-course dinner. Whiskey tasting will be available.
RSVP to Judy Kirk:
About Shawn: After graduating from the University of Sydney, Shawn worked in agribusiness for 8 years including roles as a supply chain coordinator in the beef industry and agribusiness banking. In 2010 Shawn commenced a PhD at CSU Wagga where he investigated management of late-pregnant and lambing ewes on dual-purpose wheat crops in southern NSW. Shawn then worked as a researcher on an MLA-sponsored project at CSU with White Dorper and Merino ewes grazing dual-purpose crops and investigating potential pasture options for finishing lambs in the spring, including novel legumes. He was also subject coordinator and lecturer for the undergraduate subject Animal Nutrition in 2014.
In August 2015 Shawn commenced in his current position as Lecturer in Whole Farm Management in the Fred Morley Centre, where his focus is on applied research within livestock and mixed-farming systems.

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