Grazing Land Management

Federal sustainability grants available to growers and groups

THE Federal Government has announced new grant funding for farmers to tackle sustainable agriculture at the grassroots level…Read More

Sheep Central, April 29, 2024

Pokeweed is poisonous to livestock and people

SOUTH-WEST Western Australian residents have been asked to look out for a plant poisonous to people and livestock during Summer — the declared invasive weed pokeweed…Read More

Sheep Central, November 22, 2023

WA bodies call for strategic stubble management to save soil

STRATEGIC paddock and grazing management over Summer and Autumn will be crucial to protect valuable topsoil and crops in 2024, according to Western Australia’s Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development and the state’s soil commissioner.
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Sheep Central, November 20, 2023

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

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