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Livestock containment areas, more than a drought measure

Monday, February 19, 2018 | Barossa Improved Grazing Group | Media Releases

Paddock feed is becoming limited in many areas of the Barossa due to a drier than average summer and recent hot weather, leaving livestock producers looking for alternative options for feeding their stock.

Resilience focus for Barossa conference

Friday, January 19, 2018 | Barossa Improved Grazing Group | Media Releases

SOIL health is key to improving the resilience of grazing businesses, according to agroecologist and soil fertility specialist David Hardwick.

Lucerne trial results highlighted at Barossa conference

Thursday, January 26, 2017 | Barossa Improved Grazing Group | Meat & Livestock Australia | Media Releases | Natural Resources SA Murray-Darling Basin

LUCERNE was found to be more tolerant than expected from previous studies, to highly acidic soils in a recent project completed by South Australian Research and Development Institute’s (SARDI) principal research scientist Dr Alan Humphries.

Direct seeding benefits for watercourse rehabilitation

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 | Barossa Improved Grazing Group | Media Releases

The Barossa Improved Grazing Group are studying the cost benefit of machine direct seeding for rehabilitating a watercourse in Moculta.

Maximising pasture production

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | Barossa Improved Grazing Group | Media Releases

Producers will be able to maximise their pasture production in a variable climate following the results of an exciting new project from the Barossa Improved Grazing Group (BIGG).

Barossa welcomes farmers for an AgTastic conference

Friday, May 27, 2016 | Barossa Improved Grazing Group | Media Releases

South Australian farmers will have the opportunity to learn more about climate drivers that affect rainfall at the third annual AgTastic conference.