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Nov 05 2019
Nov 05 2019

Unlocking Opportunities to Improve ROI Date & Time: Thursday, Nov 28th 11:00am (AU – AEDT) [bs_btn value="REGISTER FOR WEBINAR - Limited Spots Available" href="https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AZkum1bzSQmTqEgphleIHg" target="_blank"] Bart Davidson will do a deep dive into the wool growing data within MaiaGrazing' extensive dataset to...

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...

Oct 24 2019
Oct 24 2019

MaiaGrazing Scholars Webinar Date & Time NOV 20th, 2019 06:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada - MST) NOV 21st, 2019 12:00 Noon (AU - AEDT) [bs_btn value="REGISTER TODAY – LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE" href="#registerform"] What will be covered? Creating Excellent Pasture from the Soil...

Oct 04 2019
Oct 04 2019

https://youtu.be/rdOAlOL8_Q4     Watch the Full Field Day Event Attended by 250 Graziers   Enter Your Details to Get Instant Access [gravityform id=6 title=false description=false ajax=false] Maddy Coleman shares how education and data gave her the confidence to make the tough decisions During her speech Maddy recounts...

Sep 27 2019
Sep 27 2019

https://youtu.be/lo-5t1Upy1o   Watch the Full Field Day Event Attended by 250 Graziers   Enter Your Details to Get Instant Access [gravityform id=6 title=false description=false ajax=false] David McLean from RCS explores decisions and the ones you can’t afford NOT to make David's presentation explored the psychology of...

Sep 26 2019
Sep 26 2019

https://youtu.be/5m92QDjAuJY   Watch the Full Field Day Event Attended by 250 Graziers   Enter Your Details to Get Instant Access [gravityform id=6 title=false description=false ajax=false] “Droughts are inevitable …being ready is a choice” – Bart Davidson from MaiaGrazing shares his philosophy on drought management Bart addressed...

Sep 25 2019
Sep 25 2019

https://youtu.be/xhS_onjALP0   Watch the Full Field Day Event Attended by 250 Graziers   Enter Your Details to Get Instant Access [gravityform id=6 title=false description=false ajax=false] Kit Pharo - Ranching should be Profita-BULL, Enjoya-BULL and Sustaina-BULL Kit Pharo is a prolific speaker with his ‘Herd Quitter’ seminars....

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 21 2019
Aug 21 2019

https://youtu.be/PjvcxvpSdqc Grazing Scholars Webinar: Grazing Cover Crops for Soil Health Webinar Hear from grazing industry experts... Dr. Peter Ballerstedt - Barenbrug There is a growing awareness of the essential topic of soil health. The practice of cover cropping, growing short-rotation crops between the commodity...

Aug 16 2019
Aug 16 2019

  Watch Full Field Day Event Attended by 250 Graziers   Enter Your Details to Get Instant Access [gravityform id=6 title=false description=false ajax=false] Stuart Austin, Wilmot Cattle Co - the crazy ones…and our desire to help others Stuart Austin manages a successful livestock operation at...

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...

May 30 2019
May 30 2019

https://youtu.be/K5jIJsLrWKk   Grazing Scholars Webinar Episode #1 - Starting a Grazing Plan Presented by: Jack Kyle - Gallagher There is a lot to consider when starting a grazing plan and it can be overwhelming when thinking about what components and considerations must be...

Mar 07 2019
Mar 07 2019

The team at Rehoboth Farm in Clinton, New Zealand, have big plans for the next 12 months, including growing 10,000 kg of dry matter per hectare per year and producing better forage and grain crops, with significantly less input,...

Feb 26 2019
Feb 26 2019

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...

Feb 24 2019
Feb 24 2019

Pat Thomson, Assistant Manager at Durham Bison Ranch, Wyoming USA One of the largest bison herds in the USA graze on 55,000 acres of land that is Durham Bison Ranch, Wyoming. Col Feilen of MaiaGrazing recently paid a visit to this...

Feb 11 2019
Feb 11 2019

The growing need for drought management tools and strategies to assist graziers to cope with dry times was evident in the huge turnout of 250 plus graziers who attended the ‘’Creating Drought Resilient Farm Businesses” event, held in Ebor...

Jan 07 2019
Jan 07 2019

What does Greg Bradfield of Musselroe Beef love about living in his local area? “It’s Tassie!” he said. No more explanation needed. Greg’s family owned business operates across three properties totalling 5,500 hectares with over 4,000 head of cattle. He...

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....

Nov 27 2018
Nov 27 2018

Mick and Kirsty Wettenhall “Weemabah”, 3650 hectares, Trangie, Western Plains NSW Beef cattle, cereals and legumes cropping Average rainfall 475 mm NSW mixed farmer Mick Wettenhall runs a beef and cropping enterprise near Trangie, on the Western Plains of NSW. Mick joined...

Sep 29 2018
Sep 29 2018

Graziers from across the New England were treated to internationally renowned ecologist Dr Christine Jones and innovative researcher Terry McCosker.  The day held at "Danthonia" Inverell NSW titled "Fundamentals of Soils" covered regenerative agriculture methods and how they can...

Sep 07 2018
Sep 07 2018

Andrew and Meagan Lawrie “Moora Plains”, 3,500 hectares, Gogango, Central QLD Beef cattle trading with 1200-1400 head of cattle Average rainfall 615 mm Queensland beef cattle producer Andrew Lawrie was already a committed user of grazing charts – but when Maia...

Sep 04 2018
Sep 04 2018

Hay & Forage Grower: By Jesse Bussard - Sep.4 2018  Recently, an Australian company, Maia Technology, released a new free grazing management software known as MaiaGrazingLITE during the Grassfed Exchange Conference held June 20 to 22 in Rapid City, S.D. Col Feilen,...

Aug 21 2018
Aug 21 2018

Exactly when is the right time for us to talk about drought and how we can better manage it? It seems no one wants to openly talk about it or listen to it when times are good and grass...

Aug 16 2018
Aug 16 2018

By Agtech Central editor, Sam Trethewey, 16 August 2018 Exactly when is the right time for us to talk about drought and how we can better manage it? It seems no one wants to openly talk about it or listen...

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...

Dec 02 2017
Dec 02 2017

The recent RCS KIT Day held at Wilmot, Hernani NSW Australia, the team welcomed 40 guests to their property to discuss a multitude of topics including grazing principles, MaiaGrazing, pasture cropping perennial legumes, KLR, LSS, free choice supplements, leader-follower...

Nov 01 2017
Nov 01 2017

MaiaGrazing’s valued client Gostwyck showing initiative with Techno Grazing; high intensity, time-controlled grazing which leads to increased stocking levels, increasing their efficiency in growing grass. MaiaGrazing – Grass-fed software made simple Watch the story here

Oct 18 2017
Oct 18 2017

Ag-tech businesses Maia Technology (the technology behind MaiaGrazing) and Agersens have agreed to work together to create a system to increase the productivity, profitability and sustainability of livestock producers – and have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. With Agersens...

Oct 16 2017
Oct 16 2017

RCS is a valued partner to the grazing land management system, MaiaGrazing and the 50 producers selected for the program will gain valuable experience through RCS’s rural professional development and MaiaGrazing system. The MaiaGrazing tool will support RCS teachings...

Sep 27 2017
Sep 27 2017

MaiaGrazing was excited to travel back to the USA and attend The Grassfed Exchange Conference 2017. The yearly event is a gathering of regenerative ranchers, dairymen, and sustainable food supporters from across the world who come together to network and exchange...

Recent Articles

The Wool Growing Data Dive

05th November 2019

Unlocking Opportunities to Improve ROI Date & Time: Thursday, Nov 28th 11:00am (AU – AEDT) [bs_btn value="REGISTER FOR WEBINAR - Limited... Read More

Rotational Grazing Systems, Benefits & how Technology can Help

01st November 2019

What is the definition of rotational grazing? Simply put, rotational grazing is any grazing regime that involves the rotation of... Read More

How to Estimate Forage Quantities in a Pasture

31st October 2019

We can’t manage what we can’t measure, and I’ll bet every grazier reading this has some measure of their... Read More

MaiaGrazing Scholars Webinar - Creating Excellent Pasture from the Soil Up

24th October 2019

MaiaGrazing Scholars Webinar Date & Time NOV 20th, 2019 06:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada - MST) NOV 21st, 2019... Read More

Maddy Coleman shares her journey to regenerative data driven agriculture

04th October 2019

https://youtu.be/rdOAlOL8_Q4     Watch the Full Field Day Event Attended by 250 Graziers   Enter Your Details to Get Instant Access [gravityform id=6 title=false description=false... Read More

David McLean from RCS explores the grazing management decision process

27th September 2019

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Bart Davidson - Droughts are inevitable …being ready is a choice

26th September 2019

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Kit Pharo - The Importance of Quitting the Herd & Thinking Differently

25th September 2019

https://youtu.be/xhS_onjALP0   Watch the Full Field Day Event Attended by 250 Graziers   Enter Your Details to Get Instant Access [gravityform id=6 title=false description=false... Read More

Why You Should Switch to a Digital Grazing Chart

24th September 2019

The Grazier vs the Stockman Grass is the primary resource that livestock producers must leverage in raising animals for sale,... Read More

Forecasting Stocking Rate back to Optimal

23rd September 2019

Two game changing grazing management methods In grazing management, the two most valuable processes increase control of variables and use... Read More