Environmental management for beef cattle

Environmental management is intrinsic to all aspects of beef cattle production in Australia, in particular grazing land management.


Resources available to help you meet your environmental management goals include a range of publications, software programs and tools. Examples of these resources are listed below. Local Landcare and natural resource groups also have valuable information, experience and contacts for your area.


National Livestock Methane Program

As presented at the Northern Beef Research Update Conference 2013, Tom Davison (Manager – Climate Change R&D, Meat & Livestock Australia) outlines the management and adaption of life cycle assessment and climate forecasting within the framework of the national livestock methane program. Tom’s discussion includes the research in enteric fermentation, manure, nitrous oxide emissions, soil carbon and modelling and how they align to government and industry objectives (20:16 minutes | 31 March 2014).

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