Knowledge centre articles

The evolution of the Animal Equivalent (AE) system in Australia is progressing to a new approach in comparing animals of different weights, classes and species with a fit-for-purpose inclusion of predicting feed…
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The Lender Ready Program – Your Questions (PDF 0.73 MB)The Lender Ready Program – A Producer’s perspective on accessing finance (PDF. 0.43 MB) Becoming Lender Ready – What do Lenders want and…
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It’s important for graziers to know where to access the most up-to-date and accurate climate-related information. Graziers know that the impact of a La Nina event varies across the different regions of northern…
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Northern Breeding Business (NB2) is a producer designed and led extension, adoption and research program, aimed at increasing breeding herd performance and reducing calf mortality. The ‘Pathway to Practice’ pillar is the…
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Healthy savannah woodlands and native pastures are a valuable resource for the dry tropics and are critical to the profitability of the extensive beef industry in the northern Gulf region of Queensland.…
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The benefits of pain relief for painful procedures such as castration, dehorning and disbudding are widely acknowledged and supported by field trials. Aside from the obvious welfare benefits, production is enhanced as…
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This article follows on from one looking at general trends in woody cover across Northern Australia. To better understand the mechanisms contributing to woody cover changes, we examined in greater detail factors…
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Why do we care about woody cover? Trees are a natural part of our landscapes but they can have both negative and positive effects on pasture growth, depending on the situation. They…
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FORAGE is an online decision support system that generates and distributes information for rural Lots on Plan greater than one hectare for grazing properties in Queensland. FORAGE provides this information to clients…
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Despite all the challenges of late – drought, fires, floods, COVID – the Australian livestock industry continues to get on with business. Now more than ever, it’s important we protect the reputation…
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