Grazing Land Management

World-first free satellite pasture imagery launched for MLA members

EVERY sheep, goat and cattle producer in Australia can have free access to satellite maps showing weekly changes in ground cover and pasture biomass on their properties – provided they are registered members of Meat & Livestock Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, December 2, 2022

New soil lime test promises quicker, cheaper results

A SIMPLE inexpensive and fast method to measure low concentrations of lime in soil will be tested on South Australian farms over the next two years…Read More

Sheep Central, December 14, 2021

Grassland society offers ‘green gold’ insights in virtual conference

‘GREEN Gold’ is the theme of the Grassland Society of Southern Australia’s second virtual conference since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic later this month…Read More

Sheep Central, July 7, 2021

New app outlines livestock farming carbon opportunities

SHEEP, beef and crop farmers now have an app to help them understand their potential opportunities from carbon-reducing activities…Read More

Sheep Central, December 11, 2020

ICMJ webinar to outline the red meat path to carbon neutrality

PRACTICAL steps for Australia’s red meat industry to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030 will be laid out at the next Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association (ICMJ) webinar on September 30…Read More

Sheep Central, September 23, 2020

Weevils are proving to be a blight on Paterson’s Curse

NEW South Wales farmers are being urged to check any Paterson’s Curse infestations for insect damage this Spring, before undertaking costly spraying…Read More

Sheep Central, September 21, 2020

Study urges UK sheep farmers to plant trees for profit

UNITED Kingdom sheep farmers were not profitable without subsidies, but could grow trees for carbon credits to be viable, UK researchers have found…Read More

Sheep Central, September 11, 2020

Drought hubs and digital strategy funded by $86m investment

DROUGHT resilience adoption and innovation hubs will be established across Australia with an $86 million investment by the Federal Government…Read More

Sheep Central, September 2, 2020

Need help in making cents$ of carbon and emissions on farm?

PRACTICAL options for lowering on-farm carbon emission are outlined in Agriculture Victoria’s updated ‘Making cent$ of carbon and emissions’ booklet…Read More

Sheep Central, August 12, 2020

NSW DPI steps up parthenium eradication on north coast farm

EFFORTS are underway to eradicate the dangerous weed parthenium from a north coast New South Wales property…Read More

Sheep Central, July 22, 2020

Native pasture trial shows benefit of fertiliser and management

FERTILISER and good grazing management can lift feed quality in native pastures and help reduce erosion, a trial in east Gippsland’s Tambo Valley has shown…Read More

Sheep Central, June 22, 2020

Former contractor offers exclusion fencers some handy tips

A VETERAN fencing contractor says the return of netting fencing is revitalising production options in inland areas, but warns in some cases poor construction and inadequate maintenance standards may be limiting the potential benefits…Read More

James Nason, December 20, 2019

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