Optimum feedbase production is essential to retaining and expanding a profitable global and domestic Australian red meat and livestock industry.

Through investment in the feedbase and improved pasture management, producers can achieve sustainable and resilient production of red meat.

This training package has been created to help producers make the best choices when investing in a new pasture, including tips and tools to help establish pastures for specific production systems.

Learning outcomes

At the completion of this module, producers will be able to:

  • understand the importance of investing in their feedbase
  • confidently be able to measure dry matter (DM) of their paddocks
  • understand the basics of  pasture composition for their production objectives
  • understand the important steps associated with pasture establishment
  • understand the importance of good grazing management to maintain the health of pastures.

How do I successfully establish a new pasture? fact sheet

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Meat & Livestock Australia

MLA’s purpose is to foster the long-term prosperity of the Australian red meat and livestock industry by investing in research and marketing activities. Through it's subsidiary companies, MLA also accelerates innovation across the value chain and delivers the industry’s integrity and on-farm quality assurance programs. Care is taken to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in all eLearning modules. However, MLA cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the information or opinions contained in the training packages. You should make your own enquiries before making decisions concerning your interests. MLA accepts no liability for any losses incurred if you rely solely on this material and excludes all liability as a result of reliance by any person on such information or advice. Apart from any use permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, all rights are expressly reserved. Requests for further authorisation should be directed to the Content Manager, PO Box 1961, North Sydney, NSW 2059 or info@mla.com.au. © Meat & Livestock Australia 2020 ABN 39 081 678 364. MLA acknowledges the matching funds provided by the Australian Government to support the research and development detailed in this eLearning module.

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Training package Includes

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  • 4 Quizzes