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Jun 07 2021
Jun 07 2021

Were you at Beef Australia this year? Here's a wrap up of our highlights from this week-long extravaganza. By Sheeda Cheng A Beefy Welcome Recently, we had the honour of sponsoring one of the biggest events on the cattle industry calendar, Beef...

Dec 08 2020
Dec 08 2020

Stuart Austin is the kind of grazier who likes to strike a balance. When it comes to the properties under Wilmot Cattle Co. - a duo of grass-fed beef farms nestled high in the stunning New England Tablelands in...

Nov 27 2020
Nov 27 2020

By Victoria Lawrence Every month, we will spotlight a grazing topic to share with our community such as mob grazing. This month’s contributor is Victoria Lawrence, a MaiaGrazing sales specialist based in Western Australia.  What is mob grazing? ‘Mob grazing’ is a...

Sep 30 2020
Sep 30 2020

Earlier this month, Anneliese Walker from our Customer Success team attended a popular Cornerstone Grazing workshop in Nebraska, USA on Management-intensive Grazing. Here, she shares her experience learning from Jim Gerrish and how she plans to adopt these strategies...

Sep 14 2020
Sep 14 2020

As temperatures drop, graziers need to adjust their grazing accordingly to not only ensure that they can extend the grazing season through the cold months, but also thrive beyond the frost. Watch Jim Gerrish, American GrazingLands Services, to learn...

May 28 2020
May 28 2020

By Colin Feilen We hosted Jim Gerrish from American GrazingLands again today on a very popular webinar, Paddock Design 101: Planned Grazing Fundamentals in collaboration with our Canadian friends, Foothills Forage & Grazing Association. In it, Jim covered the following:  Pasture sub-division: the “why” and “how”  Time...

May 25 2020
May 25 2020

By Col Feilen Early in May, we launched a new series called Champions of Grazing Innovation to celebrate those in the community who are charting their own course to success through AgTech innovation. We kicked Champions off with the prolific...

May 22 2020
May 22 2020

By Bart Davidson  It was an absolute pleasure for us here at MaiaGrazing to host Dallas Mount, CEO of RMC (Ranch Management Consultants/Ranching for Profit) today on a new webinar called Gaining Economic Leverage with Planned Grazing. In this educational session, Dallas opened with a great quote by Burke Teichert to encourage...

Feb 27 2020
Feb 27 2020

400 farmers explore regenerative grazing methods at the MaiaGrazing Annual field day 2020 Sign up for the event replay below. Graziers shared best practices with international experts at the "Grazing In Extremes" field day hosted by MaiaGrazing - the largest and...

Jan 08 2020
Jan 08 2020

We have great admiration for the resilience, strength and adaptability of our farmers in challenging times, but as impact of these recent fires has shown, good management cannot always protect from the extremes of nature. People are in need...

Nov 01 2019
Nov 01 2019

What is the definition of rotational grazing? Simply put, rotational grazing is any grazing regime that involves the rotation of grazing animals through 2 or more pastures, which are then allowed to rest for any given period. The rise of...

Oct 31 2019
Oct 31 2019

We can’t manage what we can’t measure, and I’ll bet every grazier reading this has some measure of their Livestock Inventory, if for no other reason than that you have to for the taxman! End of year reporting compliance...

Sep 27 2019
Sep 27 2019

https://youtu.be/lo-5t1Upy1o   Watch the MaiaGrazing Annual Field Day 2020 Event Attended by 400 Graziers hbspt.forms.create({target:".Belch-XaC8oSQ8YFZ0MzWNYy3i", portalId: "8302362",formId: "67de1b38-43f3-455b-97e8-dfddbee5e2cf",css: ""}); David McLean from RCS explores decisions and the ones you can’t afford NOT to make David's presentation explored the psychology of decision making and how confidence...

Sep 26 2019
Sep 26 2019

https://youtu.be/5m92QDjAuJY   Watch the MaiaGrazing Annual Field Day 2020 Event Attended by 400 Graziers hbspt.forms.create({target:".Belch-XaC8oSQ8YFZ0MzWNYy3i", portalId: "8302362",formId: "67de1b38-43f3-455b-97e8-dfddbee5e2cf",css: ""}); “Droughts are inevitable …being ready is a choice” – Bart Davidson from MaiaGrazing shares his philosophy on drought management Bart addressed the inevitability of drought early...

Sep 25 2019
Sep 25 2019

https://youtu.be/xhS_onjALP0   Watch the MaiaGrazing Annual Field Day 2020 Event Attended by 400 Graziers hbspt.forms.create({target:".Belch-XaC8oSQ8YFZ0MzWNYy3i", portalId: "8302362",formId: "67de1b38-43f3-455b-97e8-dfddbee5e2cf",css: ""}); Kit Pharo - Ranching should be Profita-BULL, Enjoya-BULL and Sustaina-BULL Kit Pharo is a prolific speaker with his ‘Herd Quitter’ seminars. He coined the term to...

Sep 24 2019
Sep 24 2019

The Grazier vs the Stockman Grass is the primary resource that livestock producers must leverage in raising animals for sale, and grass production and stocking rate are the most influential variables on profitability. Successful graziers like to think of themselves...

Sep 23 2019
Sep 23 2019

Two game changing grazing management methods In grazing management, the two most valuable processes increase control of variables and use feedback loops for better decision making. They are setting grazing plans and forecasting stocking rate, the results are game changing...

Sep 20 2019
Sep 20 2019

The top 20% of farms are three times more profitable than the rest. The profit gap can be attributed to one seemingly obvious factor; leading farms make better decisions. Whether this seems too simple or too vague, it’s the...

Sep 20 2019
Sep 20 2019

There are few of us on farms that actively want to sit down and plan, we would far rather do. As there is always so much on the list needing attention. So why is it that those who start...

Sep 19 2019
Sep 19 2019

Farm management is not easy. It can be stressful, and it often feels like the farm is running us, rather than us controlling it. Ask yourself the following questions: Do you lie awake at night stressing about running out...

Sep 11 2019
Sep 11 2019

Grazing Charts are an Essential Planning Tool For any Grazing Business A grazing chart is simply the visual representation of animals moving through the property over time. Days on the x axis and groups of paddocks on the y-axis, colors...

Sep 05 2019
Sep 05 2019

What are the 'must have' grazing management software features? There are some critical areas that any recordkeeping and planning system must perform in order to turn your time investment into objective data you can use to make decisions about the...

Sep 04 2019
Sep 04 2019

So what does Stocking Rate & Carrying Capacity mean when I think I know but maybe don’t? Stocking rate is a measure of the stock carried (per area, per time period, per unit rainfall), while carrying capacity is the ability...

Aug 15 2019
Aug 15 2019

By Bart Davidson, MaiaGrazing Ag Consultant Bushfires and drought are similar in that they don’t just happen randomly overnight, conditions change, factors line up and it becomes reality. The consequences of drought and bushfire for farming businesses and landscapes can...

Jan 04 2019
Jan 04 2019

Bart Davidson of MaiaGrazing gives his view on decision-making in dry times. NSW, Australia, is 100% drought declared and many farming families are currently faced with devastating decisions and are looking for effective grazing management strategies to help them cope....

Jun 15 2018
Jun 15 2018

Get insight from MaiaGrazing client Pat Thompson from Durham Bison Ranch. "We chose MaiaGrazing to help streamline the grazing planning process and to have a platform that everyone could look at wherever they were. That was just a small bit...

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