Pastures and fodders

Pastures, lucerne and other fodders

Better grazing systems 2005

Summary of work being done on better pastures and nutrition.

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15/04/2018
Oaten hay production in the southern Mallee / northern Wimmera 2001

Oaten hay production in the southern Mallee / northern Wimmera 2001

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15/04/2018
Drainage of pastures

Reports on a trial conducted at Derrinallum in Victoria on the effects of different types of drainage (humps and hollows, raised beds) on pasture production.

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01/01/2009
Oversowing cereals into established lucerne

A fact sheet answering frequently asked questions around establishing cereals into lucerne.

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01/04/2008
Sowing oats into lucerne

Yaloak Estate manager John Sheehan talks about oversowing grazing oats into established lucerne on raised beds to fill the winter feed gap in south west Victoria,

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01/12/2007
The Pros and Cons of perennials in cropping rotation

Prepared by the National Feedbase Team, this paper examines the pros and cons of introducting perennial pastures and fodder shrubs into a cropping operation. It examines suitable species, where they should be located, removal before cropping and monocultures or mixes.

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01/07/2007
Using sorghum as a dual purpose crop by grazing rationed stubble in the Border Rivers region

This study produced by the CSIRO examines the effect of retaining sorghum stubble after hervest to provide fodder rather than removal by spraying. Soil water implications and the subsequent effect on the next crop are compared to the extra forage added by sorghum regrowth.

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01/05/2007
From cropping to pasture - audio file

Craig Forsyth from Erwin in WA explains his motivations to change a cropping operation to grazing through using annual and perennial species.

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14/04/2007
Grazing Old Man Saltbush - audio file

Geoff Chase from Naromine NSW describes is cattle operation using old man saltbush and cell grazing.

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14/04/2007
Sandler Family Case Study

Cropping, Merinos and cross-bred sheep, plus lambs. Cadiz serradella and Dalkeith subclover sown into annual pastures, saltland pastures, lucerne, tagasaste.

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05/04/2007
de Pledge Family Case Study

Cell grazing beef cattle, subtropical perennial grasses.

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01/04/2007
Lethlean Family Case Study

Mixed farming, cropping, tagasaste, sheep, trade cattle. Boosting stocking rates.

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01/04/2007
Panizza Family Case Study

Sheep and wool, subtropical perennial grasses.

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01/04/2007
Wilson Family Case Study

Cattle, tagasaste, subtropical perennial grasses. Extended growing season.

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01/04/2007
Butcher Family Case Study

Cropping, Merino sheep. Salt country, Eucalypts and saltbush alleys, perennial grasses and lucerne.

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01/04/2007
Carter Family Case Study

Wheat-lupins or wheat-pasture. Merino sheep, Salt country, perennial grasses and saltbush.

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01/04/2007
Fitzsimons Family Case Study

Cropping, Merino sheep, saltbush.

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01/04/2007
White Family Case Study

Cropping, Merino sheep, Salt country, puccinellia, tall wheat grass, saltbush, bluebush.

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01/04/2007
Forsyth Family Case Study

Wagon wheel cell grazing, cattle, tagasaste, subtropical perennial grasses. Share profit alliance to finish cattle for export.

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01/04/2007
McTaggart Family Case Study

Cropping, bluebush, Angus calttle.

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01/04/2007
Heitman Family Case Study

Cropping, tagasaste, subtropical perennial grasses on white sandy soils., Murray Grey cattle and sheep.

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01/04/2007
Gillam Family Case Study

Cropping, Merino ewes, breeding and trade cattle, tagasaste, subtropical perennial grasses.

1.3MB
01/04/2007
Lefroy Family Case Study

Grazing, cropping, stud Merinos, cattle. Salt country planted to saltbush, Rhodes grass and more.

1.5MB
01/04/2007
Brennan Family Case Study

Cropping, Merinos, prime lambs, Damaras and Dorpers. Lucerne, saltbush and tagasaste.

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01/04/2007
Tim Nixon Family Case Study

Angus cattle, sheep, feedlot. Cropping, perennial grasses, tagasaste.

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01/04/2007
Don Nixon Family Case Study

Angus cattle, annual pastures ryegrass, blue lupins, Dalkeith and Balansa clover, tagasaste.

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01/04/2007
Stimulating Pasture Development in Queensland

Queensland agronomist Michael Castor describes his shift in thinking about the role of livestock in a no till system,

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02/11/2006
Lucerne, stocking rate and seasonal risk in the Avon

A CSIRO report modelling the effects of introducing lucerne into a cropping system in the Avon region of WA..

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01/06/2006