Pasture grasses



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…

The beef industry is a major contributor to the wealth of the Burnett region and this valuable industry relies on productive pastures. This booklet aims to help land…

The Pasture Management for South East Queensland Catchments booklet has been thoroughly reviewed and updated through Natural Resources Investment Program. “We are excited to have completed this work,”…

Buffel grass is a valued pasture species for livestock in Central Australia. Typically, it occurs with native grasses and is capable of producing large amounts of palatable, nutritious…

Native pastures are the primary source of feed for cattle production in the Katherine region. Introduced species have an important role as special purpose pastures. Part 1 (this Agnote) briefly describes the major pasture species and Part 2 (Agnote E69) outlines the common uses of introduced pastures.

This Agnote lists species of grasses and legumes that can be sown as improved pastures for grazing or for the production of fodder in the monsoonal rainfall zone of the Northern Territory. This zone is defined as having a distinct wet season with over 600mm annual rainfall.

Pastures are the backbone of the Australian beef industry. Forage crops also play an important role in providing additional nutrition and finishing cattle for specific markets. This section…