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Too often when the question is asked, ‘How is your beef breeding herd going?’ the response is usually about weaning rates which only partially answers the question. If profit is driven by…
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Central Australian Self Herding (CASH) is a five year project being rolled out across the region. It is a collaboration between Bruce Maynard, a passionate farmer and co-developer of the Maynard and…
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Repronomics II is the successor of the recently completed Repronomics I project, which focused on recording fertility traits in young female cattle and improved the accuracy of estimated breeding values (EBV’s) and…
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The Old Man Plains Research Station (OMP) has experienced considerable change since it was established by the Northern Territory Government in 2002. The research station was previously a single paddock within the…
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Rapid, widespread dominance of exotic, stoloniferous, perennial grass Indian couch (Bothriochloa pertusa) is occurring in Queensland pastures, with reports also for the Northern Territory. This transformation is not necessarily due to overgrazing,…
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Livestock properties occupy almost 50% of the Australian continent. They have potential to store large amounts of carbon in vegetation and soil as well as supporting unique biodiversity and healthy water systems.…
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Capturing the advantages of real time information on decision making capabilities on privately owned beef enterprises.

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Introduction Calf loss is a major source of lost income for northern beef producers and it has been estimated that neonatal calf loss costs north Australian cattle producers in excess of $53…
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The University of Queensland (UQ) has been funded by Meat & Livestock Australia to research the impacts of fire and grazing on the function of biocrusts. The UQ researchers are collaborating with…
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In this presentation, Fred Chudleigh (Principal Agricultural Economist, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries) provides an introduction and overview of the basic economic principles applied to decision making on beef and sheep grazing…
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