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Summer hub for southern producers

As the weather heats up and feed availability declines, producers can put strategies in place to maintain livestock health and productivity throughout the season. On this page you can find information about:

Options for filling the summer feed gap

Grazing management of lucerne

As a resilient perennial legume, lucerne is commonly used for grazing and hay forage by southern producers during the hotter months. Through strategic grazing and agronomic management, producers can optimise its nutritional benefits to livestock and maintain fodder production over several years.

Containment feeding

Bushfire preparedness and recovery

Dealing with natural disasters