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Study Tour August 2013

Opportunities and Challenges
Understand the Diversity of Tasmania

4th - 9th August 2013

 

The MacKillop Farm Management Group travelled to Tasmania.

For more information on host farms and sites visited - click here

 

  Houstons Farm growing and value adding salad leaves in the Coal Valley

 

        Tasmanian Prime Oyster Farm at Pittwater

 

  Frogmore Creek Wines for lunch on Day 1

 

   Chris and Richard Headlams at Woodbury

 

   Burlington Berries and Small Seeds at Cressy

 

   Georgina and Keith Pengilley's property in the Northern Midlands

 

   Biofuel, Essential Oils, Compost and cold pressed Poppy and Canola oil at Macquarie Oils

 

   Woodbourn Murray Grey Stud at Cressy

 

   Michael Chilvers sharing the highs and low of his Nuffield experience - "Have a Go" is his advice

 

    Dairying and other enterprises at Stephen Creese Pastoral in Bridport

 

Lunch at Barnbougle Golf Course

 

     Tour and tasting at Boags Brewery