Sustainable livestock management
Grazing livestock, traditionally sheep, on Eyre Peninsula requires good land management practices to prevent animals baring out ground which result in soil erosion and weed infestations. Effective management of soils and pastures is fundamental to landholder productivity and the health of the environment. Soil health, pasture quality and erosion affect grazing, crop production and soil cover.
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All properties can benefit from a carefully developed property plan which considers:
Interested in joining a sticky-beak to a demonstration site? Contact us to register your interest.
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Autumn 2018 updates
Are you interested in having a broad-scale (direct seeding) perennial shrub grazing system set up on your property as a demonstration site? We’re keen to work with a broad-scale farmer in the low rainfall zone to look at the feasibility of establishing an up-sized native shrub grazing system. Contact us for more details.
This project is supported by the Eyre Peninsula Natural Resources Management Board, through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme.