The Fred Morley Centre is a new initiative of CSU's School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences. The Centre will assist the rural livestock industries by providing specialised training of undergraduate and graduate veterinarians to ensure additional services focusing on the 'whole farm' approach can be provided to producers. Assessment of research outcomes for onfarm implementation and participation in on-farm research will provide further support to the livestock industries.
The Fred Morley Centre was officially opened at CSU Wagga on 20 August, 2010.
"Apply critical thinking to improve the profitability, productivity and animal welfare of the broadacre agricultural industries."
The Centre will achieve these aims primarily through education rather than active consulting. The Centre will focus on providing:
The Fred Morley Centre will provide some direct consulting services to a limited number of clients to ensure adequate teaching material for undergraduate and graduate students. However, the Centre will not primarily be offering consultancy services to producers.
The Centre will also offer:
Funding is being sought for a full time position in the Fred Morley Centre. This position will be critical for future success as it will enable more and varied projects to be undertaken. Investing in the Fred Morley Centre will assist regional Australia and AGRICULTURE in particular. Further information.