Publications, case studies and trial results relevant to Grain and Graze 2's Adaptive Management projects are linked below

Adaptive management

Improving farmer capacity to manage profitability and risk (2010)
Analyse a whole case study farm to evaluate adaptive farm systems and develop simple approaches which farmers can use to help their decision making, especially in the face of uncertain seasons and profit margins. The analysis highlighted that at Birchip, profitability and risk are both driven largely by a combination of soil type, associated enterprise mix, level of debt, machinery investment and ...
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22/02/2018
"Soil Organic Matter" What is it good for?

The presentation Harm delivered at the Sheep Management Showcase in 2015. It higlighted that it's ok to have sheep in cropping systems - they will not compromise soil organic carbon.

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22/02/2018

South

Practical Tips, Tricks & Ideas

Sheep in the whole farm system

A summary of the Eyre Peninsula sheep group activities to deliver whole farm system forums

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03/06/2016
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14/02/2014
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01/11/2013

Farmer Insights

Forage and grain yield of grazed cereals

Summarises 6 years of grazing crop research in Wimmera-Mallee and some of the opporutnities to make grazing a grain crop work.

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22/02/2018
Vetch Termination

Legume termination and end-use is a compromise between biomass (feed), system benefits, hay and grain production.

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22/02/2018
Changing land management on the Eyre Peninsula

Producer stories of changing land management to increase surface cover and productivity in mixed farming systems on Eyre Peninsula

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03/06/2016

Farmer Insights