- Soils and fertilisers.
- Rotational and sustainable grazing.
- Beef production.
- Pastures for livestock.
- Pasture growth.
- Grazing management for pastures.
- Planning for production targets.
As the name suggests BeefCheque is all about growing more grass, utilising more grass, growing more beef and ultimately making more money. You will also gain a greater understanding of drought tolerant and summer action perennials, as well as managing and maximising your water usage.
This invaluable program will delve into the interaction between pasture & livestock and the principles behind improving the management of both.
- Principles of pasture and livestock interaction.
- Utilising a Focus Farm to look at the same paddocks with the same livestock on a regular basis throughout the year.
- Regular visits allow participants to have involvement in the decision making process of the farm.
- Implementing a range of grazing strategies into your own enterprise.
- On-farm meetings to assit in analysis and measurement of the impact and on-farm improvements.
This course is aimed at producers, farm managers and farm workers who have involvement in the day to day production and management of livestock.
On successful completion of this skill set, students will be issued with a statement of attainment. These competencies build towards gaining a Diploma of Agriculture or Certificate IV in Agriculture.
AHCBAC401A - Manage pastures for livestock production.
AHCAGB402A - Analyse and interpret production data.
AHCLSK402A - Develop livestock feeding plans.
AHCWRK502A - Collect and manage data.
AHCLSK505A - Develop production plans for livestock.
AHCBUS507A - Monitor and review business peformance.
These Victorian accredited competencies are only applicable for those participants undertaking training in Victoria.
RIST offers the opportunity for students to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Recognition of Current Competencies (RCC) in all nationally recognised training offered by RIST.
Contact RIST for further details.
Please contact the RIST Centre for upcoming course dates.
Please contact RIST for an enrolment form or click the button above to download the form.
Freephone: 1800 883 343
Phone: 03 5573 0943
Students with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
For eligible participants, this training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
For current fees and charges, please refer to the 2013 Course Fees & Charges Schedule.
In addition to the Government funded training, RIST also delivers a range of commercial programs which are operated on a fee for service basis. Fees and charges for this type of training are not governed by the Ministerial Direction.