Grazing Systems Analysis
The purpose of theGSA is to develop information & tools to assist Great Southern sheep producers in deciding if perennial pastures have a place in their system.
These pages are designed to outline the project, provide regular updates (check out our monthly updates & blog), give notification of activities,
and offer you the opportunity to provide comment.
Production drivers for prime lamb production in a Mediterranean environment
Lupinosis in pregnant ewes fed toxic lupin seed
Prime Lambs summary-GSA
farmlets in 2012
Control of worms in GSA lambs in 2012
>> Update January 2013
Note - updates pre 2012 are available on 'Archives' page
- previous updates for 2012 are available on 'Updates and Results' page
GSA often refer to "rainfall deciles" in Updates.
For more information regarding deciles click here >> DECILES
GSA farmsite at Mount Barker Research Station
Upper paddocks = Perennial Farmlet 24.5 ha : Lower paddocks = Annual Farmlet 18.8 ha
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GSA map & stocking rate 2012
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You can let us know what you think
As someone with an interest in the GSA we value your input.
Please share your thoughts and ideas regarding the management of the farmlets on the Mt Barker Research Station and other GSA activities. This is an interactive project so feel free to go to our 'Blog' page and post a comment. You will also have the opportunity to vote on decisions when they arise, to ensure the analysis delivers what you require.
If you are having difficulties with this site, please email Tom Plaisted