2018 Rural Ramble: Badgingarra and the Turquoise Coast (W180914)

7:00am Friday, 14 September 2018
6:00pm Saturday, 15 September 2018
Site Tour
Jurien Bay Region
5 White Street
Jurien Bay, Western Australia 6516

In 2018 the Ramble will be heading to the Badgingarra/Jurien region to explore the diverse farming practices and rural industry of the region. With experiences including but not limited to:

  • Wind farm inspection and how to approach to value
  • Cattle grazing to cropping east of Jurien
  • Intensive cattle feedlot
  • Horticultural production at Neergabby
  • Visit North Link and Bindoon Bypass under construction
  • Tagasaste, was it worth it? Regan’s Ford
  • Claying in Badgingarra, the results after 10 years
  • Visit a farm clearing sale to look at process and values of Plant and Machinery

This year the event will be back to the traditional start at Burswood carpark, heading north through Bullsbrook and up the inland road to Badgingarra.

 A coach will take all attendees for the duration of the Ramble and drop back at Burswood on completion at approximately 4.30 pm on Saturday 15th.

Program of Events

Friday 14th September 2018
7.00amDepart Burswood Carpark
9.00amArrive Gillingarra Murray Grey Cattle Tagaste Perennials
11.30amArrive Dandaragan San Tannos clearing sale (including lunch)
3.00pmArrive Hayes Property - presentation on claying, spading, dip ripping, rock grinding and acidity
6.00pmArrive Jurien Bay Hotel
7.00pmPre-Dinner Drinks
8.30pmDinner speaker: Presentation and discussion from Murray Grey
Saturday 15th September 2018
8.00amArrive Hill River Downs - Marie Murray: chinging from livestock to cropping
10.00amDepart and drive by Emu Downs Wind Farm
11.00amArrive Bob Wilson property: presentation on Tagaste and Perennials 12 years on (including lunch)
2.15pmArrive Cowalla rd Bodanich Property: presentation on market garden
5.45pmArrive Burswood

Registration Fees 

Registration fees include all travel expenses, accommodation (twin share), main meals and some tea breaks. All fees include GST.

API Members$420.00
API Student Members$315.00

CPD Points

This event accrues 12 CPD Points

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Contact Information

Kristy Anderson - Member Services Manager, WA Division

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