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The GrazingFutures Livestock Business Resilience program funds many smaller projects, events and professional development opportunities, and technology showcases. Advancing Beef Leaders The Advancing Beef Leaders (ABL) program is…
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The Old Man Plains Research Station (OMP), managed by the Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade, is located in the semi-arid rangelands approximately 20km south-west of Alice Springs…
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The purpose of waterponding is to slow water flow down and give it an opportunity to soak into the soil ─ plants can only utilise rainfall when it…
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The infrastructure costs in providing communications to emerging AgTech devices are seen as prohibitive due to the extent of infrastructure needed to cover the size of properties across…
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This guide, compiled by the Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association, provides information on the safe design, construction and operation of livestock loading/unloading ramps and forcing yards. The purpose…
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In this short video, Melinee and Rob Leather from Barfield Station, Banana in Queensland discuss how they use mapping technology to strategically locate water points on their property.…
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A comprehensive report on the Northern Territory pastoral industry’s practices and plans resulting from data collected from surveys of 127 of the estimated 236 pastoral businesses in the Northern Territory at the time.

Information about farm dams (excavated tanks) from the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, including: types of dams, planning considerations, design criteria, safety and environmental aspects, legal aspects, construction, operation and maintenance, and references.

Self-mustering enclosures consist of hinge-joint yards that enclose permanent water points, such as troughs and ground tanks. Each yard is equipped with one or more types of entry and exit gates and has been designed to handle cattle, sheep and goats, thus increasing its effectiveness and efficiency. This booklet provides detailed plans and material lists on how to build and operate a self-mustering enclosure, including how to train and muster stock.

This third edition of cattle yards is a how-to guide for locating, planning and building cattle yards. It covers every aspect of building yards and includes more than 80 diagrams explaining construction and 21 plans for cattle yards.