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Pasture Tissue Testing for Nutrients

Thursday, August 06, 2020
Tissue testing of pastures can be a useful way of determining whether a plant has adequate levels of nutrients, particularly trace elements. This  ..Read More

Opportunity for fire affected producers

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Back to Business Livestock SA is coordinating the MLA Bushfire Back to Business program in South Australia. Producers in fire-affected re ..Read More

What is Blackleg and how do you prevent it?

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
A case of suspected Blackleg has been recently diagnosed in a lamb feedlot in South Australia. Black leg is caused by a clostridial bacterium whic ..Read More

Management of Saltbush

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
To maximise production from saltbush stands it is important that they are managed appropriately. Forage shrubs (mainly Old-man saltbush) n ..Read More

Livestock Gross Margins

Thursday, February 13, 2020
The PIRSA 2020 Farm Gross Margin and Enterprise Planning Guide has been released thanks to continued funding from South Australian Grains Industry ..Read More

Grass seeds carcase infestation seasonality

Thursday, February 13, 2020
The Enhanced Abattoir Surveillance (EAS) program provides disease and health condition feedback to South Australian producers who have their sheep ..Read More

Laboratory Diagnosis adds rigour to footrot program in SA

Thursday, February 13, 2020
Changes have been introduced to the way footrot is diagnosed in South Australia under the state’s Footrot Management Program (Footrot Progra ..Read More

Ration Book – a computer program that calculates least cost diets for sheep and cattle

Thursday, February 13, 2020
Rations can be formulated for stock under drought, maintenance, growth, pregnancy or lactation situations. Supplementary rations can be added to d ..Read More

How I dealt with things after a fire

Sunday, February 09, 2020
Mark Modra, producer from Greenpatch discusses how he dealt with his situation post a bushfire. Based on his experiences he provides some ideas fo ..Read More

Bushfire recovery

Monday, February 03, 2020
Recovery from bushfire should be carefully planned. SheepConnect SA has links to information and tools that may help in this planning. In ..Read More