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Lamb survival and dystocia

Lamb survival is a hot topic among producers and researchers alike. Elders livestock production advisor Emma Shattock has the latest on how to lift lamb survival rates. Research…

Animal Health, Sheep, Tech Services

Queensland’s new reef regulations – what you need to know

You’d be hard pressed finding a Queensland farmer who doesn’t love the Great Barrier Reef. It’s a symbol of sorts – grand, beautiful, one of a kind, with an emotional…

Cattle, Cropping, Tech Services

Gold the new standard for wheat

Commercially available for the first time this season, a new variety of wheat, Gold, is wowing agronomists with its yields, protein, low screenings and resilience.…

Agronomy, Cropping, Tech Services

Gallagher animal performance software

Gallagher Animal Performance Software is sending on-farm decision making sky high with a new cloud-based solution. This month, Gallagher releases the latest addition to their…

Animal Health, Seasons, Tech Services

Routine check the turning point for cattle station

A meeting to discuss feed tactics proved to be a turning point for a West Australian cattle station. With the property in the grip of severe drought, the station’s owners had called in Thomas Elder…

Cattle, Seasons, Tech Services

Winter crop nutrition for 2021

By August 2020, after a number of below average seasons and in many areas no crop at all, the winter crop yield potential in many…

Agronomy, Cropping, Farm Supplies, Seasons, Tech Services

Genomic gains and farming management efficiencies in livestock dna testing

Livestock genomics or genetic testing has significantly evolved over the past decade, as a result of advances in scientific research into herd genomics, DNA testing…

Seasons, Tech Services

Monitoring worm burdens in cattle

Monitoring worm burdens through worm egg count tests in cattle following the recent break in the season. Recent rainfall and warmer conditions means that worm…

Animal Health, Cattle, Latest News, Seasons, Tech Services

Keep your eyes on this

A short summary of key factors to keep an eye on in red meat markets during the 2021 season. Cattle Market Global cattle vs domestic…

Cattle, Latest News, Seasons, Sheep, Tech Services, Wool

Considering a soil carbon project? – what you need to know

Soil Organic Carbon represents the largest terrestrial sink for carbon stocks and is directly linked to agricultural productivity – the higher the SOC level, the…

Seasons, Tech Services

Oats and sorghum combination hit weight-gain sweet spot

Combining new rust-resistant forage oat varieties with staged grazing of sweet forage sorghum is helping livestock producers hit the sweet spot of palatability and fibre…

Agronomy, Animal Health, Tech Services

Mice plague slices a third off central Queensland crops

A mice plague has arrived in central Queensland and is set to slash yields by a third according to agronomists, worsening the prospects for farmers…

Cropping, Tech Services