Getting pastures productive

Updated June 20 2019 - 4:05am, first published April 10 2016 - 6:00pm
Sacrifice paddocks should be considered separately and will most likely need attention.

After another dry summer in south-eastern Australia, dairyfarmers are going to be faced with pastures that have opened up and will be in need of attention to ensure they are producing enough feed in the coming year. While the summer dry is always going to result in pastures thinning out, there is a range of other factors, such as soil type and fertility, grazing management and the condition of the pasture going into summer, that influence how they are look at the end of the summer period.

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