B+LNZ Wairarapa Farming for Profit: Setting up for Set Stocking Field Day Video Series

This video series covers the key principles you should be considering when planning for the winter and then moving through to set stocking.

Each video is 5–10 minutes long.

Thanks to the BakerAg team, the B+LNZ marketing team and local farmer Sully Alsop for kindly putting together this video series.

1. B+LNZ Wairarapa Farming for Profit Programme: Setting up for set stocking – Introduction

Ed Harrison, BakerAg, facilitator of the Beef + Lamb 必威手机下载版 Wairarapa Farming for Profit programme, outlining the purpose of this video series and Wairarapa farmer Sully Alsop setting the scene on his Omahu property.

2. B+LNZ Wairarapa Farming for Profit Programme: Setting up for set stocking – Body Condition Scoring

In this video, Richmond Beetham from BakerAg is giving a demonstration on Body Condition scoring ewes. Wairarapa Farmer Sully Alsop is using this information to identify when and what stock to priority feed and when and what stock to restrict.

For more information on Body Condition Scoring Ewes check out the B+LNZ Knowledge Hub module

3. B+LNZ Wairarapa Farming for Profit Programme: Setting up for set stocking – Grazing Management

Sully Alsop, Wairarapa Farmer, on how to measure pasture covers and how he uses grazing residuals to control intake.

For more information on Feed planning and setting up from mating to lambing check out the B+LNZ Knowledge Hub Module

For more information on doing pasture measurements with a sward stick click here for the factsheet

4. B+LNZ Wairarapa Farming for Profit Programme: Setting up for set stocking – Feed Budgeting

In this video Ed Harrison Baker Ag and Sully Alsop, Wairarapa farmer,  are working through a feed budget to understand the relationship between feed demand and feed supply to assess a future pasture cover.

5. B+LNZ Wairarapa Farming for Profit Programme: Setting up for set stocking – Summary

Ed Harrison, Baker Ag, and Sully Alsop, Wairarapa farmer, on the importance of understanding your position (where you are now), setting targets based on the key drivers to production (where you want to be) and mapping out the steps to get you there.

Find out more

We hope you’ve found the video series helpful, if you need help navigating your way around the B+LNZ Knowledge Hub on our website for further resources then please do not hesitate to get in touch – email lauren.cameron@www.funkst.com