AWI Extension SA (formerly Sheep Connect SA) - Connecting people in the business of sheep

AWI Extension SA (formerly Sheep Connect SA) is supporting the development of the SA Sheep Industry and is 'connecting people in the business of sheep' by:

  • providing timely, technical information to assist in on-farm management decisions
  • learning activities to address issues that impact on your sheep business
  • linking groups to the experts, researchers and funders
  • collaborating with other industry programs and service providers

AWI Extension SA is a partnership between Australian Wool Innovation Limited, Department of Primary Industries and Regions and the SA Sheep Industry Fund. 

Sheep Connect SA was renamed to AWI Extension SA in March 2024. The program continues to deliver practical information and training programs to increase woolgrowers’ adoption of best practice on-farm production and management. New website: Click here

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Low cost pasture renovation in high rainfall areas.

Thursday, May 09, 2024

Stock Jounral Article - March 2024

Author: Tim Prance, T Prance Rural Consulting, Victor Harbor

Before renovating any paddock, consider if it is possible to improve productivity by

  • correcting nutrient deficiencies.
  • correcting soil acidity.
  • controlling weeds using “spray-grazing” in winter or “spray-topping” in spring.

Also ask yourself why has the pasture and carrying capacity deteriorated?