Project 30:30

Project 30:30 aims to help farmers achieve a 30% improvement in farm profit by consuming 30% more home-grown forage (pasture plus crop). It is aimed at dryland farmers in southern Australia who have mastered the challenge of growing and using ryegrass pasture for dairy-cow feeding.
The 30:30 factsheet pack contains a set of 17 fact sheets:

Perennial Ryegrass Management
1. Grazing management to maximise growth and nutrient value
2. Practical application of grazing principles
3. Closing paddocks for conservation
4. Grazing management specific practices
5. Use of N fertiliser
6. Management of P, K and S
7. Pasture renovation
8. Management of weeds, pests and diseases


Forage Options

9. Perennial legumes: lucerne, red clover and white clover
10. Turnips
11. Millet and sorghum
12. Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats for the use of annual and short rotation ryegrass
on southern Australian dairy farms
13. Tall fescue
14. Regrowth brassicas
15. Chicory
16. Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats for the use of perennial ryegrass on southern
Australian dairy farms; and
17. Winter cereals for silage


If you would like a copy of these factsheets please call the WestVic dairy office on (03) 5592 2477 or email info@westvicdairy.com.au and request a copy of the factsheet you would like.