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Strategic summer drenching of sheep

Summer drenching is the key to minimising worm carryover into next year, by making sure that there are few worms in your sheep getting a free ride into autumn. A wetter spring means pasture...

Cash flow budgeting webinar

Get excited about spreadsheets!

Do you need to feed stock? A cash flow budget can help you to manage the increasing costs! A user-friendly excel spreadsheet could provide an ideal tool for looking at contributing factors such as...

Dale Grey seasonal risk agronomist

Myth buster: Is summer rainfall likely?

Dale Grey, Seasonal Risk Agronomist with Agriculture Victoria, tackles the myth buster “La Nina has no effect on summer rainfall in Victoria”.  Dale also looks at historical climate data to consider what might lie...

Pushing for fodder

Pushing for fodder

Fodder conservation should only occur when there is surplus feed on the farm. However, where fodder reserves have diminished after a long dry summer/ autumn or wet winter pasture growth has been slow people...

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Managing pugging and damage to wet areas

With the recent high rainfall received across some parts of Victoria, managing livestock in wet areas is front of mind for many producers. Where grazing areas are prone to pugging and waterlogging, having strategies...