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The FutureBeef Program for Northern Australia is an exciting partnership of four organisations working together for profitable and sustainable northern beef production.

Our work is driven by the National Beef Production Research, Development and Extension Strategy which aims to help beef enterprises become more competitive and sustainable.

We work closely with industry organisations, natural resource management groups and other government agencies to maximise our collective investment.

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Burn your bush before it bites back – lessons from Kidman Springs fire trial 1993-2013

In this presentation, Dr Robyn Cowley (Senior Scientist, NT Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries) focuses on providing producers with a practical approach to answering the question of… When is it best to use fire as a management tool?

How hot and how often? Robyn explains getting the fire frequency and timing right for optimal management of woody cover and pasture composition in northern Australian grazed tropical savannas from the results of the Kidman Springs fire experiment 1993-2013.

Download the webinar presentation slides (PDF 4.19 MB).

53:55 minutes, published 29 October 2014 by FutureBeefAu.


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