top of page

Tue, 09 Aug


Departing Esperance 9.30am Depart Gibson

Winter Field Walk

This year's Winter Walk is looking at paddock scale pasture trials at Salmon Gums, Grass Patch and Gibson. The day will conclude with a Beer Appreciation Session at the Gibson Soak and a complimentary bus service to the Yacht Club.

Registration is closed
Winter Field Walk

Time & Location

09 Aug 2022, 9:00 am

Departing Esperance 9.30am Depart Gibson

About the Event

All farmers welcome to join ASHEEP at our annual Winter Field Walk. Join us as we tour around farms and hear from expert speaker.

9:00AM - Meet at Esperance Bay Yacht Club Carpark - Carpool to Gibson

9.30AM – Meet at Gibson Soak Hotel Carpark

Meet at the Gibson Soak Hotel carpark for a quick welcome before we travel via car around local farming properties. Lunch and snacks will be provided during the field walk. Don’t be late, we won’t wait.


Farm 1 – Peter McCrea – Swan Road - Salmon Gums

ASHEEP /MLA Pasture Variety Trial Site: Leafmore Brassica & Moby Barley

Plate Meter Demonstration

If you are already out of town, there’s the option to meet us here at 10.30AM

Farm 2 – Michael Ietto – Tom Starcevich VC Road – Grass Patch

Serramax yellow serradella

Lunch provided

Farm 3 – Josh Sullivan – Esperance Downs Research Station – Coolgardie Hwy

DPIRD Feed365 Trail Site including Forage Oats, Tetraploid Ryegrass, Balansa Clover & RM4 Vetch & Triticale, RM4 Vetch, and Brassica

Farm 4 – Peter Stevens – Degrussa Road – Gibson

New acid tolerant Rhizobia for Vetch

Hear From:

South Coastal Agencies – MLA PDS Pasture Variety paddock scale site

Dan Bell, South Coastal Agencies Agronomist – Serramax bulk up

Theo Oorschot – Esperance Rural Supplies  and Dr Ron Yates – DPIRD -Acid Tolerant Rhizobia for Vetch

4.30pm – Beer Appreciation Session with Ron at Gibson Soak Hotel

When all is done, we will head back to the Gibson Soak for Ron’s Beer Appreciation Session, this has a charge of $30 each. We encourage everyone to stay for dinner, at own cost.

We will provide a complimentary bus service back to the Yacht Club, leaving at 6.45PM and 8.45PM

Please RSVP by 8th August for catering





  • ASHEEP Winter Field Walk


    The Winter Field Walk is a Free Event




  • Beer Appreciation Session Only


    Beer Appreciation Session only






Share This Event

bottom of page