Knowledge centre articles


Some of the important grasses found in the Kimberley that are often discussed include Mitchell grasses (Astrebla spp.), black spear grass (Heteropogon contortus), ribbon grass (Chrysopogon fallax), three-awn grasses (Aristida spp.) and…
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The May 2019 Rangelands Memo featured an article (pp. 23-25) titled ‘White grass’, which discussed the key characteristics of this native perennial species and evidence from the Western Australian Rangeland Monitoring System…
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Anecdotal evidence indicates an increased adoption of best practice animal welfare management with the provision of pain relief medication to cattle during routine husbandry procedures. The benefits resulting from administration of analgesia…
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Why spell pastures? Beef cattle enterprises in north Queensland rely heavily on 3P (perennial, palatable and productive) native pastures for production. Continuous grazing over several years places pressure on preferred pasture species…
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Weaning is one of the most effective management tools available to manage your breeder’s body condition. Removing the need to produce milk for a calf in the early dry season is equivalent…
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Leucaena is a perennial forage that can significantly improve productivity and profitability of beef production systems in northern Australia.  However, leucaena has specific management requirements to maximise productivity and profitability, while ensuring…
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Giant rat’s tail grass (Sporobolus natalensis and S. pyramidalis) is part of the group of weedy Sporobolus grasses that also includes American rat’s tail grass (S. jacquemontii), Giant Parramatta grass (S. fertilis)…
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There has been relieving rain for some, flooding rain for others and no rain for many more! In this presentation, join GrazingFutures and Ian McLean (Bush Agribusiness) who will equip you with…
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Leucaena is a perennial forage that can significantly improve productivity and profitability of beef production systems in northern Australia. However leucaena has specific climatic, soil type and management needs for reliable establishment…
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Shopping for a high-performing bull starts well before sale day. In this presentation Meat & Livestock Australia’s Clara Bradford and Tropical Beef Technology Services’ Tim Emery provide tips and tools for before,…
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