Summer Newsletter 2018

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

Informed Decision Making – Budgets – “Comparing budget to actuals”

In previous Meridian Agriculture articles we have looked at the role budgets can play in informing decision making in a farm business. While many farmers prepare a budget, it sometimes sits on the shelf and isn’t looked at again. Ideally the budget should be used as a...
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Does expensive grain supplementation to lambs pay?

With lamb pellets at $500-$550/t, supplementing grain to lambs is the last thing on many producers’ minds. Especially if you’re still fortunate enough to have pastures that are holding onto a green tinge and haven’t completely hayed-off. But, is this the right...
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Kris Povey joins the Meridian Ag Team

The Meridian Ag team are delighted to announce the recent appointment of Kris Povey as Office Manager for our Casterton Office. Kris has strong administration and finance skills and will manage the invoicing and administration for the Casterton team. Some of her...
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Meridian’s involvement with ASKBILL

We are working with the Sheep CRC to validate the capacity of the ASKBILL model to predict carcase weight on a mob basis. Factors such as pasture quality, productive stage, dry matter availability, rainfall, lamb weights and soil nutrition are taken into account and...
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