Vertical farm real estate – soil, shrubs and systems
North Stirlings Pallinup Natural resources in combination with the Talkin’ Soils conference
16 March 2018 - Borden
Accelerated Adaptation of cattle from pastoral properties to backgrounding farms
12 March 2018 WALC seminar - Badgingarra
Gascoyne Catchments Group: Managing your rangelands for sustainable profit
Dean's presentation: Dry season diets and diet diversity
27 June 2017 - Carnarvon
Mingenew Irwin Group: Forage shrub field day
Forage shrubs for reducing wind erosion
27 May 2017 - Irwin
People from all sectors of the WA beef supply chain discussed a positive outlook for the industry. We considered North-South alliances, a behaviourally-enhanced supply chain, nutrition and reproduction, land management, financial and business factors, and processing and marketing opportunities.
27 October 2016
manure spreading to regenerate saline soils
Mingenew Irwin Group, Irwin
Wednesday 14 September 2016
"The system from an animal's point of view - departure, transport, receival and induction protocols; accelerated adaptation principles"
Manjimup Country Club, Manjimup
Thursday 1 September 2016
Rockhampton, Queensland 14-16 August 2016
Read about Dean's presentation: 'Ongoing enthusiastic conversations are an alternative to a linear research-adoption paradigm'
or download the PDF version of Dean's presentation here
High sheep production from low-input forage systems
Pastoral Profit Southern Rangelands WA Workshop Series 2016
16 April, Boorowa Field Day, NSW
For more information, contact Melissa Henry, South East Local Land Services at firstname.lastname@example.org
17 April - ACT - Fodder crops field day
For more information, contact Jennie Curtis at: email@example.com
22 March 2016 - Grenfell–Forbes Producer workshop, NSW
For more information, contact James Leigo, NSW DPI at firstname.lastname@example.org
(Behavioural Education for Animals, Vegetation and Ecosystems)
"Using animal behaviour as a management tool"
Moora, 25 February 2016
Managing animals to use a diverse range of forages; Helping livestock adapt to change, including relocation
Coorow, 10 February 2016
Productive Farming Future - Agriculture in a changing climate forum
Northern Agricultural Catchment Council (NACC)
Wheatbelt NRM, Corrigin, 12 August 2015
A summary of the main options and decisions to successfully use perennial forage shrubs.
Contact Wheatbelt NRM or Revell Science for more information
Food and Agriculture Organisation, International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture and International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (FAO, ICBA, ICARDA) Dubai, 3-5 November 2015
Regional workshop: Salt and Drought Tolerant Fodders in Integrated Systems in the Arabian Peninsula
"Nutritional limitations and strategies to improve the utilization of salt and drought tolerant forage species"
Glenflorrie Field Day
Glenflorrie, 28 October 2015
"Monitoring cattle position and movement using the Taggle system at De Grey Station"
"Diet diversity means more dollars - how livestock can self supplement in the rangelands"
South West Catchment Council, Keyline farming demonstration, Boyup Brook, June 2015
"A discussion on integrating perennial native forage shrubs into Keyline farming"
Koojan-Gillingarra LCDC Field Day, organized by the Northern Agricultural Catchment Council, May 2015
Can we remove the term ‘marginal’ when describing parts of the farming landscape? Perhaps we can if we use forage plants that suit the challenging environments we have to work with.
Australia Rangelands Society Conference, Alice Springs, April 2015
Click here to see a 15 minute presentation by Dean at the Australian Rangeland Society conference, which was held in Alice Springs in April 2015. It provides an overview of self herding principles and practices, and includes some examples of its application.
Regional NRM field day in partnership with the ‘Connecting Biodiversity Across the Wheatbelt of WA’ program
Nutrition Society of Australia, Hobart, Tasmania, November 2014
Grasslands Society of Southern Australia conference, June 2014 Ballarat, Victoria
Dry Start Forum, June 2014, Esperance, WA