Central Queensland


Begonia beef business analysis

Staff from Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) were joined by Tim Emery, Tropical Beef Technical Services, as they spent two days carrying out economic analyses of beef businesses in the Begonia…
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Sweet Spot Project keeps moo-ving across the north

The Sweet Spot project has passed its first hurdle, which was to find enough suitable breeder datasets to analyse the sweet spot of pasture utilisation for optimising reproductive performance in northern Australia.…
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P workshops well received in Queensland

Did you catch one of the Phosphorus workshops held by the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries in October and November? The beef extension staff took to the road across the state…
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Recipe for resilience

Two advisors who work with northern producers to build sustainable, profitable enterprises share their insights on positioning livestock, land and people to endure extreme circumstances and minimise business upheaval.  Resilient livestock and…
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Technology for a better farm

GrazingFutures held a ‘Technology for a better farm’ field day 27 July 2019 showcasing one of the project’s walk over weigh (WOW) systems in use in western Queensland. The field day was…
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Old Man Plains field day: Beyond the dry times

The Northern Territory Government’s Department of Primary Industry and Resources hosted a field day for Central Australian pastoralists in September 2019. The field day proved a success with 65 producers, researchers and…
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Begonia Legume Best Management Workshop

On Thursday, 14 November, Begonia Sports Club hosted 11 producers from seven businesses to attend the Legume Best Management Practices Workshop presented by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) sown pastures…
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Gulf pastures after the 2019 flood event

The response of grass pasture systems across the north west Gulf has been variable following the monsoonal rains and the February flood in early 2019. In some areas, severe soil erosion occurred…
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