Tool targets calf loss research

Tool targets calf loss research

Research into widespread calf loss in cattle herds across northern Australia could soon be accelerated, thanks to a new tool which alerts researchers when a calf is born and provides location details. Up to 70 per cent of the losses between pregnancy testing and weaning are believed to occur around birth, but unless calving occurs…

Northern panel chair champions on-farm innovation

Northern panel chair champions on-farm innovation

Incoming Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) northern panel chair John Minogue is a firm believer in innovation, and feels effective communication between growers, the research community and the GRDC is the best way to see it continue on-farm. Mr Minogue describes himself as vertically integrated in the grains industry, being a fifth generation farmer…