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Seed Free Lamb Project

Can using alternative forage species provide high quality fodder and still finish lambs to market requirements in a grass-seed free environment?

 

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Good Clover Bad Clover Project
MFMG has secured funding from MLA for a ‘Good Clover, Bad Clover’ project which will focus on upskilling producers on oestrogenic clover identification and the implementation of practices to improve lamb marking...

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Canola Growers Urged to Check Revised Blackleg Ratings

Grain growers in the southern cropping region are being urged to check the latest blackleg disease ratings for canola cultivars ahead of sowing in 2017. 

 

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The Future of Livestock with MFMG

After a strategic planning session in early 2014 recommendations were put forward that Mackillop Group become representatives of cropping, livestock and irrigation in the South East of SA and Far Western Victoria region.  The South East Prime Livestock Achievers (SEPLA) and the MacKillop Irrigation Management Group (MIMG) were officially discontinued at the 2014 Annual Genreal Meeting but it's main functions were incorporated by MFMG.  In an endeavour to represent mixed farming the Mackillop Group have recently appointed a Livestock Project Officer to compliment the existing Operations and Technical Officer position who is managing cropping trials and extension.  

 

Please either give a Board or OpsCommittee member a call if you wish to discuss this further .