CATTLE

Plan ahead to survive the dry

AS CATTLE producers grapple with the continuing drought throughout eastern Australia, the importance of planning, reacting and taking opportunities becomes even more apparent.

Pamela Lawson
 Keep abreast of market trends and locations to take advantage of both de-stocking and re-stocking opportunities. Photo: Pamela Lawson

Keep abreast of market trends and locations to take advantage of both de-stocking and re-stocking opportunities. Photo: Pamela Lawson

According to Chris Howie, director of Agri Careers and Consultancy, it is important for producers and agents to keep up-to-date with the cattle market. Recent months have shown great fluctuations in the...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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Research Report: Carbon Calculators (June 2024)

Farming Ahead's June Research Report compares two carbon calculators which can be used by grain growers.

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Research Report: High Horsepower Tractors (May 2024)

Kondinin Group has rounded up some real broadacre muscle in this Research Report - looking at 447kW (600hp)-plus tractors.

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Research Report: Sheds (April 2024)

Sheds play a vital role in farming, offering shelter and protection for people, machinery, livestock and valuable inputs like chemicals and fertiliser.

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Research Report: Self-Propelled Sprayers (March 2024)

In this month’s Research Report, the Kondinin Group research team of Mark Saunders, Ben White and Josh Giumelli present the results of the latest round of self-propelled sprayer testing. The team traversed several states to round up six of the latest sprayers, which can cost upwards of $1 million each.