Producing Beef Profitably from Pasture

Xlibris Corporation
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It is clear that many farmers could benefit from better knowledge of research information. Therefore, the aim in this book is to provide better access to research information from various sources that is pertinent to managing grazing beef cattle in southern Australia. In beef production, the cost of production is commonly at least half the gross return so that any improvement in efficiency, such as use of a better calving season, can commonly have at least double the percentage effect on profit that it has on gross return.
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About the author

The author graduated in agriculture and agricultural economics from Glasgow University and obtained a master of agricultural science degree from Melbourne University. After first graduating, he spent two and a half years as assistant to a farmer in England followed by six years managing a group of farms in Western Australia, where the enterprises included stud and commercial beef cattle. After that, he spent thirty years as a beef cattle researcher at Rutherglen Research Institute in Northeast Victoria and on early retirement share farmed with beef cattle on a farm at Rutherglen.

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Publisher
Xlibris Corporation
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Published on
Jan 31, 2015
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Pages
192
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ISBN
9781503502024
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Language
English
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Genres
Technology & Engineering / Agriculture / General
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