Highlights of Tasmania Ag Study Tour
Sep 5

Highlights of Tasmania Ag Study Tour

Registrations Closed
Start Date
05-Sep-2022 2:45 pm
End Date
09-Sep-2022 9:30 am
(UTC+09:30) Australia/Adelaide

Registrations Are Closed


The MacKillop Farm Management Group study tours have become a tradition - building friendships, knowledge and learning from agricultural systems in different regions.

Join us for the Highlights of Tasmania Ag Study Tour - 5 to 9 September 2022, focused on finding out what's driving the growth and optimism in agriculture in Tasmania.


Itinerary summary- 5 to 9 September

  • Monday 5 September late afternoon fly Mount Gambier to Launceston 
  • Tuesday 6 September to Thursday 8 September visit leading Tasmanian mixed farms around Launceston, Cressy, Hagley, Evandale, Conara
  • high yielding and high value irrigation and dryland cropping (seed carrots, peas and poppies)
  • growers involved in the Hyper Yielding Crop initiative research centre of excellence including National and Tasmanian winners of the Hyper Yielding Crop award
  • an extensive farm that includes a 850 cow dairy, prime lamb production and irrigated cropping
  • Eastfield Sheep Feedlot
  • a property with intensive rotational grazing of 4,000 head of commercial and stud Angus cattle
  • Thursday 8 September (evening) fly Launceston to Melbourne (overnight in Melbourne)
  • Friday 9 September morning flight Melbourne to Mount Gambier 




  • Return flights Mount Gambier to Launceston
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • James Boag's Brewery Tour 
  • Dinner 2 nights and lunch 3 days



  • $2070 (plus GST, per person twin share) 

For action by 18 July

If you would like to join the Tour we will require a deposit of $500 paid by Monday 18 July and then full payment by Friday 22 July. 

A minimum of 10 participants are required to proceed with the tour.


Tasmania Ag Tour Poster



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