Grazing cereals

Grazing cereals

Wedgetail wheat grazing demonstration at Wilby

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.

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15/04/2018
Naparoo wheat grazing demonstration at Tungamah

Grazing Naparoo wheat reduced grain yield by up to 19%.

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15/04/2018
More sheep for the southern Mallee 2000

Grazing oats, sown early before the break, provide the opportunity to increase stocking rates.

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15/04/2018
Economic impact of grazing cereals, stubbles & lucerne in South West Victoria

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.

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01/06/2008
Grazing Cereals - audio file

Farm manger Nathan Scott and Crop agronomist David Watson from Southern Victoria discuss the pros and cons of grazing winter cereals.

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14/04/2008
Free Food for Thought - Workshop Notes

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.

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01/03/2008
Eating his grain and keeping it too

Geelong farmer Mick Shawcross describes his experience grazing barley.

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25/07/2007
Grain & Grazing - the best of both worlds
Dual purpose cereals - as distinct from the specialist "grazing" or grain varieties - are helping the Caithness family of Bairnsdale successfully run cattle in a district traditionally considered a wool growing area. According to Trevor Caithness, the family has been planting cereals "early" - in February or March - for five years now, confidently expecting between 2000 and 3000 kilograms of dr...
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15/06/2007
To graze or not to graze is the question

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.

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19/05/2007
Sacrificial grazing of wheat in the Western Australian wheatbelt
This CSIRO study aimed to investigate the frequency with which wheat crops have more value for grazing than for grain production in the northern wheatbelt of Western Australia. It was intended to identify circumstances where this commonly occurs and to provide some guidelines on the potential for strategic and tactical use of cereal crops as a forage source. ...
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01/05/2007
Grazing cereal grain crops - a discussion paper for Grain and Graze

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.

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01/04/2007
Trial Results Corangamite and Glenelg Hopkins

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).

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01/04/2007
Trial Results Grazing Cereals Eyre Peninsula

Results from a 2006 grazing cereal trial on the Eyre Peninsula

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01/04/2007
Quicker lambs from growing wheat

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.

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20/12/2006