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Matching stocking rate to carrying capacity

Matching stocking rate to carrying capacity

Optimising your stocking rate is closely linked to profitability because it helps to utilise feed on offer without exceeding the land’s carrying capacity or relying too heavily on imported feed. Stocking rate is a key indicator promoted by the Grazing Matcher Program, which currently supports 32 livestock enterprises in...

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Reducing pesticide susceptibility with IPM

Reducing pesticide susceptibility with IPM

Pesticides are the backbone of crop protection systems. However, as this backbone becomes weakened by chemical resistance, product withdrawals and residue limits, some growers are combining chemicals with biological and cultural options in an integrated system where compatibility is the key. Chemical resistance is a widespread issue that has...

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Carbon Farming & Land Restoration Program Launching Soon

Carbon Farming & Land Restoration Program Launching Soon

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) will be inviting Expressions of Interest for their NEW $15M Carbon Farming & Land Restoration Program soon. The Program aims to unlock the potential of carbon farming in the South West agricultural zone and enable rural businesses to establish carbon farming projects that deliver priority environmental, community and economic...

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