Improved pastures

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Have you been considering adding stylos to your native pastures in the northern forest country? Hear from Kevin ‘Hooter’ Young, grazier from ‘Del’s Hole’ near Georgetown in North…
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Forage legumes are a hot topic in the Northern Territory (NT) due to their high levels of protein and nitrogen-fixing capabilities. The Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade…
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This booklet will give you insight into improving cow fertility while reducing cow and calf losses in the North. In mid 2021, Gulf Savannah NRM and Department of…
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Over the last 7 years the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) has conducted research, development and extension activities across Queensland to support beef producers affected by pasture…
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Localised, small-scale developments of groundwater assets across the Kimberley and Pilbara regions are creating opportunities to increase the productivity of the northern beef industry. The Department of Primary…
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The $24.4 million Queensland Pasture Resilience Program is addressing three significant threats to beef productivity in northern Australia: pasture dieback, land condition decline and pasture rundown.

Increasing the efficiency of north Australian cattle production systems using local crops to improve dry season weight gain Supported by the Cooperative Research Centre for Developing Northern Australia…
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The leaves, pods and seeds of the leucaena fodder tree all contain the toxic amino acid mimosine, which many rumen bacteria can break down to the toxic compound,…
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In 1995, near Wandoan, Queensland, two pasture paddocks were sown side-by-side: one sown with buffel grass and desmanthus legume and the other sown with buffel grass only. Pasture…
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With decades of experience in pasture improvement, the Anderson family near Theodore have tried and tested a number of tropical legumes including leucaena, desmanthus, stylos and more. In…
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