Grazing Land Management

Training group ChemCert seeks review and stay of registration decision

MAJOR national chemical use training group ChemCert has applied to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal to review the expiry of its registration with the Australian Skills Quality Authority…Read More

Terry Sim, February 11, 2019

ChemCert withdrawal from industry training prompts questions

MAJOR national chemical use training group ChemCert has declared it is unable to deliver accredited courses, enrol new students nor issue certification to those who have completed units…Read More

Terry Sim, February 1, 2019

More than 19,000 bales of hay donated for Victoria’s fire-affected farmers

FODDER support for fire-affected farmers in south-west Victoria has been extended until May 15 this year…Read More

Sheep Central, May 10, 2018

Livestock SA and PIRSA seek water issues feedback in online survey

SOUTH Australian livestock producers are urged to have their say on water issues as part of a new, joint project between Livestock SA and Primary Industries and Regions SA…Read More

Sheep Central, October 18, 2017

Smart Farm grants coming for sustainable land management practices

AUSTRALIAN farmers can apply for grants of up to $4 million to implement innovative and sustainable land management practices…Read More

Sheep Central, October 18, 2017

New leader sows his grassland agenda for southern livestock producers

NEW Grassland Society of Southern Australia president, Hamilton livestock consultant Steve Cotton, says farmers should consider themselves first and foremost as grass growers…Read More

Sheep Central, September 11, 2017

Stocking rate challenge at Grasslands conference this week

NORTH-EAST Victorian farmers will be challenged to increase their stocking rates to improve profitability, at the Grassland Society of Southern Australia’s annual conference at Nagambie this week…Read More

Sheep Central, September 4, 2017

Scanning powers planning for Victorian prime lamb producer

LOWER rainfall in two of the past three years has forced Heywood district prime lamb and beef producer Georgina Gubbins to increase forward management planning…Read More

Sheep Central, August 21, 2017

Precision lambing yielding impressive survival results

  VICTORIAN sheep producers Tim and Georgie Leeming are building precision into reproduction by shrinking pregnant ewe mob sizes and paddock sizes, and using natural shelter to maximise lamb survival…Read More

Terry Sim, August 14, 2017

CSIRO and Ruralco enter into digital agriculture partnership

DRONES, long-range sensors and geospatial tools will be applied to Australian agriculture through a partnership of the CSIRO with ASX-listed agribusiness, Ruralco…Read More

Sheep Central, August 1, 2017

Grassland conference to show how to invest for better livestock returns

RETURNS from investments in pastures, fertilisers and improved livestock management will be highlighted at the Grassland Society of Southern Australia’s annual conference at Nagambie on September 6-7…Read More

Sheep Central, July 27, 2017

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