Wedgetail provided good grazing for yearling steers. The grazing effect on grain yield was not determined, however the grazed crop recovered to yield 4t/ha.
Grazing Naparoo wheat reduced grain yield by up to 19%.
Grazing oats, sown early before the break, provide the opportunity to increase stocking rates.
A report by Andrew Bathgate on the economic impact of grazing winter wheat in the HRZ of Victoria. Also includes analysis of the impact the introduction of lucerne, stubble grazing and IPM would have on whole farm profit.
Farm manger Nathan Scott and Crop agronomist David Watson from Southern Victoria discuss the pros and cons of grazing winter cereals.
Summary of the results from the Grain and Graze 1 program on grazing winter crops. It combines experimental results, producer information and observations from areas across Australia.
Geelong farmer Mick Shawcross describes his experience grazing barley.
CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems farming systems scientist Dr Lindsay Bell says how scientists have developed a way of helping mixed farmers in Western Australia decide whether to graze a drought-affected cereal crop or let it go on to harvest.
A paper prepared by the feedbase team of Grain and Graze designed to stimulate discussion and raise a number of farming systems issues that should be borne in mind when thinking about grazing cereal grain crops.
Trial results from the 2006 Southern Farming Systems annual results book. Includes reports on sowing cereals into lucerne, grazing and grain yield (3 trials), supplementation of lambs grazing lush lucerne, cereals for hay and silage, drainage to improve pasture production and Integrated Pest Management (IPM).
Results from a 2006 grazing cereal trial on the Eyre Peninsula
David Kingston from the Rock, south west of Wagga Wagga, describes his experiences with grazing cereals to reduce the time it takes him to turn off his lambs.