Yorke Peninsula farmers, Scott and Sue Ramsey discuss their move back into livestock after many years of continuous cropping and direct drilling to control high populations of brome and ryegrass.
Case study of Mid North SA farmer Tom Hawker and his thoughts on grazing crops.
There has been a push over the last few years to get sheep farmers to adopt pregnancy scanning for multiple bearing ewes rather than just 'wet and dry'. While many farmers have adopted this practice, the full benefits only appear when twin bearing ewes are seperated from single bearing ewes and fed according to their requirements.
This report summarises the impact of grazing crops at seven locations in Southern and Western Australia.
Whole farm profit model for grazing crops at Esperance.
Whole farm profit model for grazing crops at Katanning.
Whole farm profit model for grazing crops at Moora.
Whole farm profit model for grazing crops at Penshurst (Vic).
Whole farm profit model for grazing crops at Minnipa.
Whole farm profit model for grazing crops at Kapunda.
Whole farm profit model for grazing crops at Inverliegh (Vic).
This booklet captures the latest information around grazing crops from the Grain and Graze program. It explores the opportunities and potential downsides of grazing winter crops, agronomy at the paddock scale and tips and tricks to successful grazing. There is also commentary on weeds, soil structure, animal health and crop disease issues.
A summary of 8 years of grazing vs no grazing +/- high inputs and the impacts on production, mineral N and soil organic carbon.
Demonstrations of grazing barley and vetch on a property at Lock, Eyre Peninsula
The practice of grazing winter crops is often used in mixed farming systems as an opportunistic feed source rather than a regular annual feed supply, thus suitable cereal varieties have habitually been referred to as dual purpose, signifying they are fit for both grazing and grain uses.
Summary of 2015 Southern Australian trials investigating the mechanisms that lead to grain yield loss after grazing.
Research article on grazing wheat and impact on yield conducted on Eyre Peninsula, Mid North SA, Wimmera Mallee VIC and Southern VIC.
Results from 2014 time of sowing and grazing trials in South Australia.
An overview and analysis of the Early Sown and Grazed Canola Trial run in Merredin WA in 2015 through the Grain and Graze 3 program.