Improved pastures

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The ‘Lifting leucaena adoption in North Queensland’ project uses a producer demonstration site (PDS) to investigate establishing and managing leucaena and its impact on livestock production.

The ‘Assessing productivity gains for cattle grazing “Redlands” (R12) leucaena in northern Queensland’ project will investigate the performance of weaners grazing the new psyllid resistant leucaena variety ‘Redlands’ relative to an existing commercial leucaena variety (Wondergraze).

The ‘Improving productivity of rundown sown grass pastures’ project aims to address the problem of declining sown grass pasture production in northern Australia.

Find out your options to increase nitrogen inputs in your sown pastures, specifically applying nitrogen fertiliser or adding a legume.

Find out more about ways to increase nitrogen cycling in your sown pastures, including mechanical options, ley farming and more…

Is your buffel grass is not growing as big and bulky as it used to? Or is it pale green or yellow instead of being dark green? Find out why here…

Sown pastures can offer flexibility in your beef enterprise and can provide solutions for land degradation problems but you need to carefully consider the benefits and be aware…
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There are a number of tropical legumes suited for planting on the more fertile, heavier clay soils, providing high quality forage. These soils, which have more water holding…
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In long-term pastures grasses and legumes are usually planted at the same time (except for leucaena, where the grass is established after the legume). These pasture types can…
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Adequately fertilised and well-managed sown pastures have the potential to at least double animal weight gains per head and stocking rates per hectare, compared to run-down naturalised and…
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