Beating pasture dieback with Progardes: a case study

Beating Pasture Dieback

ABOVE: The Prices run offsets across areas of pasture dieback in preparation for planting Progardes® Desmanthus. (Photo: Rob Price)   The problem  Livestock naturally avoids grazing on dieback affected grasses, so the condition can drastically affect productivity. Like so many graziers across Queensland and Northern New South Wales, Brigid and Owen Price have experienced first-hand, the […]

Handle drought stresses with Progardes® Desmanthus

Drought persistence

Progardes®, Australia’s #1 Desmanthus, the solution bred for the harsh conditions of Northern Australia   Progardes® Desmanthus is resilient under poor conditions. The Blackall paddock pictures below in 2018 and 2019 were planted in 2017, germinating on 130mm of rain, and under drought conditions ever since (average rainfall = 530mm/yr). Progardes® Desmanthus also has high water use efficiency […]