Producer case studies


212 results found

Sep 2014
Decision making in dry times
Torrens Creek, Qld
Two failed wet seasons have forced some tough decisions on Western Queensland beef producers David and Donna Rankine.

Sep 2014
View on improving reproductive efficiency
Gympie Qld
The chance to investigate and then potentially address reproductive issues and unexplained losses that had dogged Jim and Sarah Viner’s cattle operation was too good to miss when the CashCow research project came along.

Aug 2014
Join the club
Cooma, NSW
Monaro producers are getting their hands dirty building a regional soil database and, in the process, are increasing their profitability.

Aug 2014
Putting learning into practice
Pigeon Ponds Vic
Lamb producer Tim Leeming from Pigeon Ponds in south-west Victoria displays many of the attributes of a ‘top 20% producer’ identified in the Prime Lamb Situation Analysis.

Jul 2014
Sights set on seeds
Lucindale, SA
South Australian lamb producer Graham Clothier avoids processor penalties and lost productivity with a conscientious grass seed management program.

Jul 2014
Going with the seasons
Dongara, WA
Geoff Crabb looks for seasonal flexibility when it comes to managing grass seeds at ‘The Grange’.

Jul 2014
Key kelpie traits
Henty NSW
Kelpie breeder Simon Male has a concise, but largely non-negotiable, list of traits he looks for in his dogs.

Jul 2014
Doing the sums
Lucindale SA
SA producer Jack England takes a scientific perspective to livestock, pasture and financial management on his family property, ‘Shepherds Hill’.

Jul 2014
A numbers game
Moura Qld
When it comes to genetics, Central Queensland producer Swin Hudson employs the philosophy – ‘keep it simple and don’t be a softie’.

Jun 2014
All-round efficiency
Clermont Qld
Bruce and Sam Cobb’s cattle breeding philosophy is simple enough but it has taken plenty of time and effort to perfect – and they admit they’re still learning.


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