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Living with droughts has more often than not become a way of life for Australian graziers and the cost of feeding livestock for extended periods of time pays a heavy toll.  If you have the capability and facilities, early weaning can be a very strategic...

Many of Australia's cattle producers are starting to feed grain to their stock. However, to get the best results, the balance of a ration is more important than the type of grain or inputs used. Many of the rations we review lack enough effective chewable fibre....

The importance of soil tests for crop and livestock nutrition "Should I do a soil test?"was the question I was asked on the phone tonight, and my standard response is "yes''. If you intend to plant anything, a soil test can reveal nutrient deficiencies (and excesses), and...

If you have been lucky enough to have received adequate rain and you have green grass, here are a few tips to help maximise weight gain. Step 1 - Satisfy salt cravings Salt is a mineral and has a role but salt cravings are often the main reason...

The impacts of Fertilising Practices In a healthy state, the soil is a living, dynamic ecological system that maintains homeostasis (a term used to describe a relatively constant internal environment despite external change). This ability and condition is most conducive for healthy soils, healthy plants and...

Sodium - Challenges & Solutions Many soils with high Sodium levels are also highly productive, particularly when properly managed. The use of soil conditioners such as Natra Min is one such method of vastly improving the friability and productivity of soil subjected to high Sodium levels. Effects on Plants Sodium...

AgSolutions is a multi-generational family business just like many farming operations. We are aware of the need to communicate, because when we get too busy and don’t effectively communicate across our teams, the wheels can quickly fall off. Our Directors and Managers are all family....

The team at AgSolutions Australia would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a safe and Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Christmas Closure Dates: We wish to advise our valued customers that we will close for the Christmas Season at 5pm...

Return on Investment with Phosphorus Supplementation You may have heard the Field Advisors from AgSolutions talk about using “the right product for the right time” and when you have livestock grazing phosphorus (P) deficient country the best time to target P supplementation is when there is...

What type of grass is your horse eating? We all know that horses are designed to eat grass and in most cases the greater the percentage that grass contributes to the overall diet, the better it is for the horse’s health. However, if you have horses...

Many parts of Australia are experiencing or have just experienced what is being called a ‘once in a generation drought’ and Graziers are waiting with bated breath for drought breaking rain. After extended periods of drought it is great to have moisture in the air and...