Knowledge centre articles

Take the worry out of navigating a pastoral lease The Australian outback is well known for its perilous nature and, people becoming lost on a pastoral lease pose significant risk to human…
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The infrastructure costs in providing communications to emerging AgTech devices are seen as prohibitive due to the extent of infrastructure needed to cover the size of properties across northern Australia. For many…
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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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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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