Month

June 2016

Does Prem Shearing for Drought Lots Pay?

Author: Andrew Woods writing for Mecardo Following a tough spring in many regions, consideration is being given to putting sheep in feedlots in order to preserve improved pastures. One of the issues with feedlots is the loss of style (basically the drop in yield) and usually a drop in staple strength from changes in diet....
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ROBERTS NZ STUDY TOUR

  From the 21st– 29th of April, Roberts Limited hosted 26 customers on a study tour to New Zealand. The trip was a great success with a broad range of customers being able to find something of interest as the group toured the South Island of NZ. The tour based themselves in Queenstown for the first...
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Roberts NZ study tour

From the 21st- 29th of April, Roberts Limited hosted 26 customers on a study tour to New Zealand. The trip was a great success with a broad range of customers being able to find something of interest as the group toured the South Island of NZ. The tour based themselves in Queenstown for the first...
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Slug Control in Tasmanian Crops and Pastures

With recent good rainfalls in Tasmania it is imperative to be on the lookout for slugs on emerging crops. Slugs are a serious pest on many crops and pastures, as adoption of minimum tillage practices increase on Tasmanian farms.   Less tillage combined with retention of residues (stubbles) enables greater food sources and shelter for...
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Slug Control in Tasmanian Crops and Pastures

With recent good rainfalls in Tasmania it is imperative to be on the lookout for slugs on emerging crops. Slugs are a serious pest on many crops and pastures, as adoption of minimum tillage practices increase on Tasmanian farms.   Winter wheat crop emerging through poppy stubble with slug damage, Tasmania Less tillage combined with retention...
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