MaiaGrazing field day gives producers insight into cost of overgrazing

By Lucy Kinbacher – The Land

A GRAZIER could risk forgoing production costs of $127/hectare by overgrazing a paddock and take up to 33 months to recover just two thirds of its original carrying capacity.

Those were just some of the first hand experiences from a range of property owners whom collect and record data through MaiaGrazing technology.

The findings were shared to a crowd of more than 280 producers and consultants from across the country at a field day at Ebor recently where attendees gathered to hear the answer to one of the industry’s burning questions, how do you create a drought resilient business?

While the current conditions have placed increased strain on decision making, MaiaGrazing grazing analyst Bart Davidson said producers were in a perfect position to gather data from their current situations and better equip themselves.

Read full article: https://www.theland.com.au/story/5924236/true-cost-of-overgrazing-revealed/?cs=4941

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