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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The Marshalls say biosecurity is about alert observation and ensuring adherence to practices such as hygiene procedures in order to minimise the risk of threats - diseases, pests and weeds - entering and establishing on-farm... They grow wheat, barley, canola, peas, lupins and oats along with lucerne and clover pasture for livestock and are keen to keep out weeds that may affect their crop production... The noxious weed spiny burrgrass is a concern for sheep production at 'Woorabinda' and the Marshalls have managed to keep the property free of the weed, which has spread throughout the district...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Sheep numbers can be reduced quickly in times of dry, but rapid increase of numbers still appears to elude us in 2010... Sheep fertility, fecundity, and lamb survival are very important traits to rebuild the industry and set it up for future production this should not be at the expense of finding better adapted and better performing animals within the current flock... Much of the growth of a ewe lamb at this point has been a function of maternal environment very likely that the adult ewe had longer seasonality and was able to join at the beginning of the joining period...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Emissions target could put pressure on farm profits.. Through a variety of means, including R&D to lessen the emissions intensity of broadacre farming, agricultural emissions need to be lessened, or offset through reforestation... Technologies such as variable-rate precision agriculture and controlled-traffic technology, and more fuel-efficient machinery and transport services are part of the pathway forward...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
I wanted to see if there was the opportunity or need for Australia to co-operatively work with other sheep producing countries for the benefit of all sheep producers worldwide... There is high demand for increasing industry requirements and also from agriculture... There is an increasing demand by customers for finer high quality wool which is used in very fine knit wear and sportswear...
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