A series of farmer technical webinars held online via Zoom in 2020 on the topics of Velvet production in NZ; Deer reproduction and DeerPRO, Environmental Stewardship, Deer genetics as well as CARLA.
Click on the below topic headings to view the webinars
CARLA 101. Heard of CARLA but not sure what it’s about? Jamie Ward from AgResearch joins for this webinar to help better understand the first tool in the deer industry to select deer for resistance to internal parasites.
Join Deer Select manager Sharon McIntyre help you understand genetic traits and breeding values (BVs), this will help especially if you're thinking of making a purchase in the stag sale season. The session includes Q&A with Sharon.
Tony Pearse, DINZ representative on the governments pan-sector Winter Grazing Action Group provides an update and Bryan Thompson, AgResearch provides an update on DEEResearch’s Hill and High country water quality monitoring study. They are joined by Lindsay Fung, DINZ Environmental Stewardship Manager.
2019 Deer Industry Award recipient and Senior Scientist Geoff Asher covers the basics of deer reproduction and Solis Norton gives an insight into DeerPRO and the options available for farmers.
David Stevens, AgResearch presents on New Zealand’s developments in velvet antler production joined by Rhys Griffiths, DINZ Market Manager and Tony Pearse, DINZ Producer Manager.
**To access this webinar recording, please click on the image below and a new window will open taking you to the Zoom platform, enter the password: Velvet#2020 when prompted**
These webinars were produced in conjunction with the NZ Deer Farmers Association and as part of the Passion2Profit programme, a Primary Growth Partnership co-funded by Deer Industry New Zealand and the Ministry for Primary Industries.