Grazing Land Management

NZM pilot program is measuring wool’s ecological outcome

VICTORIAN Merino breeder Rick Luhrs is among a select group of Australian growers assessing the ecological outcomes of their farm management through soil analysis…Read More

Sheep Central, February 23, 2024

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

WA sheep producers warned of toxic weed and ryegrass risk

SHEEP deaths from poisonous weeds and annual ryegrass toxicity has prompted a warning to Western Australia producers in rain-affected areas…Read More

Sheep Central, November 25, 2020

MLA rejuvenates pasture dieback research in Queensland

PASTURE dieback will be studied in six new projects across Queensland as Meat & Livestock Australia continues its investment in solution-focused research and development to address the destructive condition…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

Prohibited weed parthenium appears at Forbes and Walgett

OUTBREAKS of the prohibited weed Parthenium have been detected at Forbes and Walgett in New South Wales, prompting a call for vigilance from the state’s Department of primary Industries…Read More

Sheep Central, April 27, 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

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

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