Grazing Cereals

GRDC - Grain and Graze 3

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Super rich information resource, including audio files, research articles, workshop notes and case studies.

This Grain & Graze 3 webpage links out to a whole host of wonderful and rich information, including:

Economic impact of grazing cereals, stubbles & lucerne in South West Victoria: A report by Andrew Bathgate on the economic impact of grazing winter wheat in the HRZ of Victoria. Also includes analysis of the impact the introduction of lucerne, stubble grazing and IPM would have on whole farm profit.

Grazing Cereals – audio file: Farm manger Nathan Scott and Crop agronomist David Watson from Southern Victoria discuss the pros and cons of grazing winter cereals.

Free Food for Thought – Workshop Notes: Summary of the results from the Grain and Graze 1 program on grazing winter crops. It combines experimental results, producer information and observations from areas across Australia.

Eating his grain and keeping it too: Geelong farmer Mick Shawcross describes his experience grazing barley.

Grain & Grazing – the best of both worlds: Dual purpose cereals – as distinct from the specialist “grazing” or grain varieties – are helping the Caithness family of Bairnsdale successfully run cattle in a district traditionally considered a wool growing area. According to Trevor Caithness, the family has been planting cereals “early” – in February or March – for five years now.

To graze or not to graze is the question: CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems farming systems scientist Dr Lindsay Bell says how scientists have developed a way of helping mixed farmers in Western Australia decide whether to graze a drought-affected cereal crop or let it go on to harvest.

To graze or not to graze is the question: CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems farming systems scientist Dr Lindsay Bell says how scientists have developed a way of helping mixed farmers in Western Australia decide whether to graze a drought-affected cereal crop or let it go on to harvest.

Grazing cereal grain crops – a discussion paper for Grain and Graze: A paper prepared by the feedbase team of Grain and Graze designed to stimulate discussion and raise a number of farming systems issues that should be borne in mind when thinking about grazing cereal grain crops.

Trial Results Corangamite and Glenelg Hopkins: Trial results from the 2006 Southern Farming Systems annual results book.� Includes reports on sowing cereals into lucerne, grazing and grain yield (3 trials), supplementation of lambs grazing lush lucerne, cereals for hay and silage, drainage to improve pasture production and Integrated Pest Management (IPM).

Trial Results Grazing Cereals Eyre Peninsula: Results from a 2006 grazing cereal trial on the Eyre Peninsula

Quicker lambs from growing wheat: David Kingston from the Rock, south west of Wagga Wagga, describes his experiences with grazing cereals� to reduce the time it takes him to turn off his lambs.

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