Growing profit from the ground up

  • "The PII is helping Australian farmers realise the full potential of the pastures and livestock in an increasingly variable climate."

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  • "We have had the driest January on record and we haven’t had to destock or feed our cattle. That makes a big impact on your mental health and well-being — this is the worst of times and it looks like this. I’m happy."

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  • "Find out how producers in your region are increasing pasture production, persistence and profitability from their farming businesses with our easy-access case studies."

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  • "With a diverse enterprise mix we need pastures that have multiple benefits, offer flexibility and ensure a year-round feed supply as fresh pasture or conserved fodder."

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  • "Research into novel endophytes could see perennial ryegrass persistence increased by up to one year, which is worth about $100 per hectare."

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  • "Saltbush provides a resilient and timely forage base in even the harshest of seasons helping to maximise the opportunities within mixed-farming systems in marginal cropping areas."

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  • "White clover offers a high-productivity pasture for finishing lambs with the added benefit of being a potential seed crop in our mixed farming system."

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  • ""PII is supported by a unique collaboration of pasture and livestock industry stakeholders will the collective aim of boosting the productivity, persistence and profitability of Australia's pasture feed base.""

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  • WHO IS BEHIND THE PII?

    Support for the PII comes from a unique mix of industry stakeholders...Read more...

  • THE PII TOOLBOX

    The PII is developing a user-friendly, decision- support tool for farmers and their advisors...Read more...