Pasture – A vital asset to your business

Pasture is a vital asset to your business. It is important both for the profitability of your livestock and cropping enterprises. Assessing the quantity of pasture available can assist with short-term feed budgeting, and help to predict how many days we can run a...

Marking Time in Lambs

The first few months of a lamb’s life are extremely stressful. Marking is one such event that puts a large amount of stress on the lamb. No matter what practice you undertake, whether it be knife, gas knife or rings, you will provoke a stress response.   Read the full...

Co-ops and Mutuals

Co-operatives are businesses that create value to share amongst their members and their communities.Generally speaking, there are two types of co-operatives: Non-distributing co-operativesA non-distributing co-op cannot share its profits with its members by...
Yenda Producers Co-operative and NorMac Rural

Yenda Producers Co-operative and NorMac Rural

Yenda Producers Co-operative is proud to announce the purchase of the NorMac Rural business based near the NSW/Victorian border. The Board of Directors and Management have seen an opportunity to diversify our business and spread our risk by operating in another...
Lambing mortality and survival

Lambing mortality and survival

Where lambs are lost? The biggest loss in our operations is from joining to weaning. This is something we must actively work at, not only as an industry but as individual producers. The results are profitable. Quick maths to look at potential Scanning, marking, and...
What is Silverleaf Nightshade and how do you best manage the spread?

What is Silverleaf Nightshade and how do you best manage the spread?

Silverleaf nightshade (Solanum elaeagnifolium) is a common perennial weed spreading across NSW affecting broadacre crops, horticulture crops and pastures. NSW Weedwise has declared silverleaf nightshade a Weed of National Significance. Reports show silverleaf...