Fence boosts Angus stocking rates

Fence boosts Angus stocking rates

The strength of new fencing technology has boosted the productivity of New South Wales cattle producer Ken O’Brien’s property near Barham, preventing hundreds of kangaroos from destroying his 32 hectares of irrigated clover and rye grass. “We’ve now been able to increase our stocking rate by one-third, as the fencing has improved our pasture dramatically,”…

WAYAA nominations for young ag advocates

WAYAA nominations for young ag advocates

Young agricultural advocates only have until Friday 13 January 2017 to nominate for the WAFarmers and Rural Bank Agriculture Award as part of the 2016/2017 Western Australian Young Achiever Awards. An Agriculture Award was established following the inaugural awards as a way to fully represent the achievements of young Western Australians, and highlight those who…