Find out how to best manage the nutritional requirements of your sheep with Desiree Jackson, DAFF Longreach.
Three eBooks containing drought survival stories by Queensland sheep and wool producers. Drought Survival Stories # 1 – Stories include: The WCS lament by Jan Taylor “Boree Downs” Longreach Cottonseed tips by Jan Taylor “Boree Downs” Longreach Feeding a way of life by Martin Lloyd “Lorne” Blackall Learn to plan ahead by Paula Dean “Notus Downs” … Read more
Trevor Hall talks about the effects of rotational and cell grazing systems on the condition and productivity of pastures in northern Australia. The presentation draws on a recently completed evaluation of contrasting grazing systems (continuous, rotational, cell) on each of nine Queensland properties, located from Condamine in the south to Richmond in the north.
Beef extension officer, Olivia Pisani from FutureBeef, outlines how photo monitoring can assist graziers with land management decisions and how to select and set up photo monitoring sites.
These paddock walk field days provide insight into wet season spelling. They run from August to early November throughout Western Queensland.
Practical pasture science allows graziers to get ahead. With a run of good seasons land managers are looking to sure up the bank balance and bring back country that has suffered over the years of drought. This short documentary sheds light on strategies for boosting production and land condition.
Doug and Fiona Nicholson live on the watershed between the Gulf of Carpentaria and Lake Eyre. They have a keen eye for opportunity and a fascination with what makes grass grow, but it’s not all about work. Follow them around their property and see what makes it tick.
After the rains comes the pestilence and pains… Sheep producers are now in their second, third or even their fourth good summer season in a row, following the recent high rainfalls and floods. Some issues for sheep producers to keep an eye on are: ram fertility and impacts for joining, fly strike and worms risk, … Read more
Here are some timely tips about nutrition and worms for the spring and summer of 2011. Key points covered include: feed your ewes prior to lambing and during lactation ram preparation before joining is critical – feed 2 months prior to joining do a NIRS test on your pasture make sure you check for worms … Read more