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University of Melbourne

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Dookie Day

Event Details

Wed 18 Oct 2017, 9:00pm
Thu 19 Oct 2017, 3:00am
Time Zone
Dookie campus, 940 Dookie-Nalinga Road, Dookie College VIC 3647

Join us for a day of agricultural discovery and the University of Melbourne’s 2440-hectare agricultural campus and its community. Located between the hills of Shepparton and Benalla in Victoria, Dookie is the largest agricultural campus in the southern hemisphere.

  • Tour the campus’ student housing, teaching spaces, robotic dairy, merino sheep shed and working winery.
  • Free seminar on mastitis control, preventing footrot in sheep, sheep progeny evaluation and much more from leading agricultural veterinary science researchers.
  • See the latest in agricultural and food science technology, including drone-based plant stress sensors, microwave weed control and biometrics for food sensory testing.
  • Meet students based at the campus, from diploma to PhD level.
  • Sample wine, cheese, beer and juice as you explore Dookie.
  • Participate in interactive displays and win door prizes.