Potential Weed and Sorghum issues for livestock

There have been some sheep deaths from grazing summer weeds. With the late rains & bare ground there has been some plantings of forage sorghum. Below is info from Victoria on potential issues FYI. Hopefully there won’t be any issues. Sorghum Sorghum is a popular forage crop used in livestock production systems capable of producing […]

EP Stubbles Extravaganza a success!

Naomi Scholz, SARDI Livestock and Farming Systems, Minnipa Agricultural Centre hosted the Eyre Peninsula ‘Stubbles Extravaganza’ forum for researchers and advisors on 9 November 2017 in Port Lincoln on behalf of EPARF and LEADA, as part of the GRDC funded project ‘Maintaining profitability in retained stubble systems’. Speakers: Naomi Scholz (GRDC Stubble Initiative), Rick Llewellyn […]

EP Students Visited Minnipa Ag Centre

On Monday 23 October, the Minnipa Agricultural Centre hosted a student information day to showcase the Centre, to encourage student interaction and generate potential interest in agriculture.  Approximately 80 students from Cleve, Karcultaby, Miltaburra and Wudinna Area Schools attended with their teachers. Project Manager, Naomi Scholz opened with a presentation on farm, research and extension […]