OTHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES
"The Beef Cattle Assessment Course is now in its 37th year. It has been widely recognised as the most practical and hands-on beef cattle selection course of its kind in Australia as well as internationally."
What: Two and a half day program looking at producing for different markets, identifying muscle and fat, judging, valuation, structure, female selection, bull selection and heifer culling.
Who: Beef Cattle course and chosen overjudges.
When: Once a year.
Where: CB Alexander Agricultural College, 15kms North East of Maitland on the Dungog road, NSW
Cost: Contact the providers.
What: The producing excellence in eating quality online training program enables and understanding of what on-farm management and animal attributes impact on eating quality of beef and sheepmeat with the option of becoming a MSA registered producer.
When: Online, anytime.
Cost: Check the website.
What: Individual yard design and improvement strategies. A video and written report is included in the service.
Who: Stress Free Stockmanship, Narromine.
When: Central West NSW - all year, other areas in conjunction with other course visits.
Where: As above.
Cost: 800 plus GST per day required, plus travel/accommodation outside Central West NSW.