Knowledge centre articles

Sown pasture rundown is the decline in pasture production over time. Click on the following links to find out more about the symptoms, effects and causes of sown pasture rundown, and what management…
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Not all changes in land condition occur at the same rate and some are not easily reversible. As demonstrated in the ABCD land condition framework below, the susceptibility of land to change…
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Pastures are the backbone of the Australian beef industry. Forage crops also play an important role in providing additional nutrition and finishing cattle for specific markets. This section has information about plant…
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Land types of Queensland are based on a wealth of research and consultation with producers, agency scientists and extension officers: find out who here.

Land types enable grazing land managers to describe the characteristics, capabilities and limitations of their land in producing useful forage.

Information on energy requirements of beef cattle and how to correct energy shortfalls can be obtained from attending a Nutrition EDGE workshop.

Crisis supplementation is a survival strategy to provide readily available energy and protein to animals that are in poor condition and weak. Crisis supplementation is expensive and only the most susceptible cattle…
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Russ Tyler Formerly Queensland Government When deciding on ingredients for a supplement mix or choosing a proprietary supplement, it is important to determine the cost of the supplement in relation to the…
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Rob Dixon Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation Can the natural process of compensatory growth be used to better meet markets and reduce supplementation costs? Compensatory growth in cattle is a…
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Peter Smith Formerly Department of Agriculture and Food On this page: The need for protein supplements Role of protein supplements Urea and cattle Effective urea supplementation Types of urea supplements Summary The…
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