Easier and more convenient protection of cattle against Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD) is encouraging beef producers to adopt pre-vaccination strategies in young cattle, prior to, or at weaning.
One of the challenges to this point in managing BRD in cattle with existing vaccine products has been the need for two vaccination treatments, some weeks apart, to provide full protection.
But Zoetis’ Bovi-Shield MH-One vaccine — now available as an over-the-counter purchase fro
Goanna Ag offers on-farm sensor solutions to increase water use efficiency, profitability and sustainability. Rosie O’Keeffe discovers the benefit of the initial rollout of the LoRaWAN network throughout the irrigated cotton industry, even where telecommunications have not existed. Specialist Goanna Ag field teams have been installing new and cost-effective communication networks across the 30,000 square kilometres of irrigated cotton regions in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Ar
Delta Ag’s graduate agronomy and agribusiness training programs are proving a successful foray into the industry, focusing on giving a broad range of experiences and advice whilst ensuring not to put pressure on young professionals too early. According to Chris Duff, Executive Director of Delta Agribusiness and Group Manager Advisory, the company, which now has more than 40 agronomists/consultants across its network, is always seeking expressions of interest and applications
Delta Ag’s precision ag platform is based on a price per layer of information so the grower is not locked in for a number of seasons or years and there is no contract. Growers are reaping the rewards of Delta’s specialised precision agriculture program which allows them more flexibility and advisors more control and capability in tailoring packages to meet their requirements, even when the seasons are tough.
Delta Ag’s precision ag offering teams up with the knowledge and e
It’s long been known as the ‘Home of the Header’, in celebration of the late local wheat farmer Headlie Taylor, whose invention of the header harvester revolutionised the grain industry, its population swells to more than 60,000 for a three-day machinery field days event each year, and for more than 100 years and three generations, the Whitlock family ran a successful rural supplies business in the rural township.
Now, a new generation of rural supplies specialists will tak
Mark Liebich wears many hats. He’s a designer, engineer, mayor, farmer, father and husband, and he’s an innovator. He takes some time between farm field day appearances to speak to Rosie O’Keeffe about the expanse of his Grenfell business, his family’s growing involvement, and his passion for farming. Driving along the country roads throughout our vast rural landscapes, the red logo is prominent as flocks of sheep gather around lick feeders in the paddock.
Whilst many farm
The Aussie Holstein Beef brand is tackling the animal welfare issue head-on through its unique beef supply chain opportunity. The breed’s concentrated genetic pool combined with a whole-of-life production programme is producing quality beef outcomes. It’s 7am on a Wednesday at Ashleigh Park Feedlot and Greg Schuller swiftly moves around the drafting yards to load cattle into a livestock truck set for abattoirs before the beef is exported to China.
Feedlot’s General Manager,