Autumn Newsletter 2018

Welcome to the Autumn edition of our Newsletter. Please see below for articles in our Newsletter

Young Farmer Business Bootcamps

Meridian Agriculture has delivered three Young Farmers Business Bootcamps across the state in conjunction with Agriculture Victoria. The two day workshops were held in Ouyen, Kaniva and Skipton, and followed on from the successful series held in 2017. The aims of the...
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Forage Improvement: The evolution of different perennial ryegrass interspecies and ‘types’ available to producers across temperate SE Australia

Understanding the distinct differences and selection of the right interspecies ‘type’ of ryegrass cultivar is crucial to match the feed demands and expected reliability to deliver a pasture system that will maximise sustainable production and withstand climate...
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South West Prime Lamb Enterprises of the Farm Monitor Project under the microscope

Unclear impact of reproductive rate on profit Keen observers of farm benchmarking would be aware of the long-term agnostic relationship between lamb marking rates and Top 20% producers. More often than not, Top 20% performing enterprises have lower marking percentages...
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Some Comparisons from the Succession Case Studies

Few farm businesses in Australia pass smoothly from one generation to the next. The Farm Success Enabling Case Studies summarise the approach of sixteen, family owned, Australian businesses towards succession planning, contrasting the attitudes, attributes and actions...
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Staff Profile – James Sewell

You have had a broad exposure to many different agricultural enterprises which one would you like to run and why? Certainly enterprises in the grazing industry are my interest – I’m very much biased towards beef cattle and prime lambs given I’m actively farming...
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