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z2015 Conference Masterton

Monday 2 January
Thursday 5 January, 2017

Theme: "Farming into the future- Innovation, technology and efficiency" 


Location: Masterton - 8.30am Tues 3rd to Thurs 5th Nov.

LOOKING for Accommodation - Contact the Masterton i-SITE for rooms that are still available.
06 370 0900

CONFERENCE DINNER is no longer available

Venue: Copthorne Hotel and Resort Solway Park Wairarapa

Farmers Day:Wednesday 4th November. This is an opportunity for farmers to come, mix and share ideas with the science community in a morning of workshops featuring hogget growth rates, dryland legumes and grasses through to aerial variable fertilizer application. The afternoon will be a field-trip visiting innovative farms to look at the thought process that they have gone through to achieve the current management structure. Due to local sponsorship registration for this day will be at a reduced rate.

Those interested in attending the farmers day can contact Barbie Barton for more information ( or 06 304 9495 or 0274 418 187).

Castlepoint Field Tour: This is an extra tour available on Mon 2 Nov, to Castlepoint Station, hosted by NZGA members Anders and Emily Crofoot. Buses will leave the Copthorne at 9.30am, returning 5.30-6pm.

Travel: Train timetable from Wellington

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