Grass-roots community organisation that aims to improve the natural condition of the Derwent catchment

MLA forage shrub trial

Forage shrub trial

We are excited to be working with Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) to trial whether grazing on native forage shrubs on marginal north-facing slopes can increase stocking rate (DSE) and maintain liveweight of lambs during the feed gap in Tasmania’s Derwent Catchment. This project will include a costed trial to identify economic, social and environmental benefits.

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Farmer in a paddock with forage shrubs

Derwent Catchment Project

PO Box 22 Hamilton TAS 7140  |  Phone (03) 6286 3211  |  facilitator@derwentcatchment.org