Grazing Land Management

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

Drought-affected farmers urged to apply for pest and weed grants

DROUGHT-AFFECTED Australian farmers can apply to access $10 million in federal pest and weed control grants in the second round of a federal government program…Read More

Sheep Central, December 20, 2019

South-west Qld graziers offered loans up to $1.3m for exclusion fences

SOUTH-WEST Queensland graziers are being offered loans of up to $1.3 million to help fund their share in private exclusion fencing cluster projects…Read More

Sheep Central, December 11, 2019

NFF proposes drought exit packages, but ALP says no

A CALL for exit assistance for drought-affected farmers has failed to win the support of the Australian Labor Party…Read More

Sheep Central, October 23, 2019

Victorian wool operation wins at sustainability awards

A FAMILY-OWNED fine wool operation in south-west Victoria has won its category in the state’s prestigious Premier’s Sustainability Awards.   ..Read More

Sheep Central, October 11, 2019

Merino flock shines as Victorian Sustainability Awards finalist

A VICTORIAN Merino flock aiming to be carbon neutral by 2025 but with a strong focus on sheep welfare is a finalist in the Premier’s 2019 Sustainability Awards…Read More

Terry Sim, October 9, 2019

New perennial legume destined for poor soils

A NEW perennial legume with the potential to revolutionise grazing in sandy infertile pastoral areas will be available to Australian and South African farmers next year…Read More

Sheep Central, September 30, 2019

Matching stocking rate to pasture productivity is crucial

MORE than 25 percent of pasture productivity could be lost by not matching stocking rate to carrying capacity during dry times, according to grazing consultant Bart Davidson…Read More

Sheep Central, June 12, 2019

WA sheep producers warned about early return to grazing

WESTERN Australian livestock producers have been urged to continue their supplementary feeding programs, despite widespread – yet variable – rainfall over the past week…Read More

Sheep Central, June 12, 2019

‘Nuts and bolts’ of livestock grazing are on workshop menu

AGRICULTURE Victoria will run series of two-day workshops to give livestock farmers the “nuts and bolts” around good grazing management…Read More

Sheep Central, May 20, 2019

Littleproud and Fitzgibbon stoush over land clearing and ag visas

LABOR was accused of lying over its national native vegetation law intentions and federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud was roasted over the Coalition’s inaction on ag visas at the National Press Club’s agricultural leaders debate yesterday…Read More

Terry Sim, May 9, 2019

Australian superfine wool seminar to focus on industry’s challenges

MEETING the challenges of top wool production will be a focus of the 2019 Australian Superfine Wool Growers’ Association’s seminar and fleece competition this month…Read More

Sheep Central, May 6, 2019

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