Publications and books



‘Pasture dieback: past activities and current situation across Queensland (2017)’ describes the current situation of pasture dieback across Queensland, specifically areas, locations and grass species impacted, climate, geographical…

What is the best way to use high quality forages? In central Queensland is it better to: feed leucaena to steers to sell them as bullocks or put…

Pastures for protection & production describes how planting pastures on marginal cropping lands can protect the catchments of the Murray Darling in southern Queensland.

This guide to ‘Reducing weed risks from fodder’ aims to increase awareness of weed risks associated with fodder use in Queensland. It highlights tools which can be used to help you assess your weed risks when sourcing fodder and suggests simple strategies for reducing weed risk during fodder transportation, storage and feeding out.

This technical guide is designed to help inform and improve grazing management in the Mitchell grasslands of western Queensland. It focuses on: managing stocking rate, spelling pasture, burning and developing the property with more fences and waters.

This manual offers best practice management options to land managers dealing with weedy Sporobolus grasses, including giant rat’s tail grass (GRT) and giant Parramatta grass.

In many regions of northern Australia, phosphorus is a serious nutritional limitation to cattle production. Phosphorus deficiency results in poor performance in most of the factors that make beef production efficient and profitable. This book outlines general principles that can be applied to strategies and practices when feeding phosphorus to beef cattle.

The aim of this book is to provide information and knowledge on sown and native pasture systems in a form readily accessible to Mackay Whitsunday region’s graziers and land managers.

Line drawings and colour photos of key pasture species (grasses, herbs and forbs, and browse) of the Victoria River District. It includes species descriptions, habitats and distributions, grazing value and management, and nutritional information (e.g. digestibility, crude protein and phosphorus).

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.