Pastures and forages


What has happened to the Mitchell grass on the Barkly?

written by Alison Kain, Pastoral Production Officer, Northern Territory Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade The Barkly Tablelands are well known for productive Mitchell grass plains. However, there is growing concern about…
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September ebulletin is out now!

The latest beef and rangelands research findings for northern Australia The September eBulletin features: The cost of vibriosis The impact of vibriosis has been estimated to reduce a business’ gross margin by…
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See you at Westech!

If you are coming along to the Westech Field Days in Barcaldine next week, be sure to swing by the combined AgForce and Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) displays. At 10.30…
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Help requested: Pimelea management survey

Are you a primary producer affected by the toxic native plant Pimelea? UQ researchers are looking for primary producers to participate in a short (15 minute) survey to better understand the impacts…
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How many cattle can the country carry?

In recent years, low rainfall has impacted large parts of the Northern Territory. The extended dry conditions have contributed to widespread death of Mitchell grass in some regions, prompting concern about the…
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Carbon Neutral Grazier Network

Registrations are now open for the Carbon Neutral Grazier Network The ‘Carbon Neutral Grazier Network’ will provide the latest tips and information on positioning your business to take advantage of the rapidly…
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Pasture dieback field day a success

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) staff from Rockhampton and Brian Pastures Research Facility hosted a pasture dieback field day on 19 May that was attended by 32 producers and industry representatives.…
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