Extension methods & training



FutureBeef is an ally for the north Australian beef industry, sharing the latest practical tools, scientific insights, and relevant, timely advice. This helps producers, pastoralists, graziers, livestock owners…

The Nutrition EDGE material finalisation project reorganized the Nutrition EDGE workshop material into seven modules, incorporated material from the technical module and updated the workshop notes and slides…

The Enhancing extension skills to drive adoption in the northern beef industry project aimed to provide extension officers with techniques to expand the focus of extension from purely…

The Leading Sheep 2011-2015 project aimed to help Queensland’s sheep and wool producers increase their long-term productivity and profitability. Outstanding survey results show just how the Leading Sheep…

The Feedlot education, training and technical services project aimed to deliver information, education, training and technical services to improve management practices among cattle lot feeders throughout Australia, through…

The Stocktake4Reef e-learning package adapted the Stocktake4Reef workshop into an interactive e-learning package with a view to increasing participation and access. It also integrated other eTechnologies including webinars, apps and…

This book is a practical guide for extension workers in agriculture. It contains simple, easy-to-follow chapters on the commonly used extension methods, and an outline of how extension may be planned and evaluated. Author: Peter Mortiss, Department of Primary Industries, 1988.

The ‘Nutrient requirements tables for Nutrition EDGE manuals’ project derived estimates of metabolisable energy and protein requirements, and the relationship between intake and digestibility, for inclusion in a revised version of the northern beef training package, Nutrition EDGE, to bring them into line with the Australian feeding standards.

The ‘Identifying and overcoming barriers to implementing practice change: overcoming barriers to adoption’ project used a business coaching process with producers to investigate barriers to practice change and adoption.

The ‘Review and update of the FutureBeef extension training packages’ project revised and targeted FutureBeef training resources to meet current industry needs and enhance adoption of best management practice.