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Australian Wool Innovation Limited
Emily King
Manager, Woolgrower Education & Capacity Building

Property Case Studies

Welcome to the Bestprac Case Study Series, which each quarter will focus on a producer who is doing something new, unique and interesting in their business.

Although each case study will be different, they are designed to provide you with the tools and information you need to consider applying the new approach, way of thinking, technology or process to your business.

We’re planning to cover a diverse range of case studies from across the country, from animal husbandry to performance analysis, marketing, environment, people management, business systems and more.

The case studies will look at what drove the innovation, how it was implemented, the results that have been seen and enjoyed, lessons learnt and how it could be adapted and implemented by rangelands producers around the country.


Managing climate risk: the new age of dynamical modelling

A new age of dynamical modelling for seasonal outlooks has been introduced by the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) and will provide farmers, who are keen to accurately manage their climate risk, a new valuable tool for informed decision making.

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Control strategy gets the Goat

There’s no such thing as a free lunch when it comes to feral goats. While the sale of feral goats can provide some additional income to producers, they are estimated to eat roughly the same amount of vegetation as sheep, and their hidden cost...

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Looking at Wirrealpa through new eyes

This case study tells how a sequence of events since 2009 has allowed Warren and Barbara to see their station through new eyes. View full case study here.

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Tackling erosion at Willow Springs

This case study tells how Brendan and Carmel became involved in Ecosystem Management Understanding (EMU)™ and outlines some of the intervention works undertaken to improve land management and production.View full case study here

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Making sheds a ‘shear delight’

For all wool producers, shearing sheds are an important tool of the trade. Bestprac has spent the last month researching different shearing shed redevelopments to provide tips and learning’s to the Bestprac network.

The latest innovation case...

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Award winning business strategies for rangeland producers

This case study focuses on Andrew Dufty, a successful and motivated farmer from western Victoria. Andrew has a message and focus that can be applied to any business; including rangeland businesses.

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For producers living south of the Dog Fence in the sheep pastoral zone of the SA Arid Lands region, wild dogs have become an increasing problem.

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Ben and Susan Carn - Technological Strategy

“Wootoona” Near Quorn in the Upper North of South Australia Prepared by John Squires (Rural Directions Pty Ltd) with Ben and Susan Carn

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Graham and Cathy Finlayson - Environmental Strategy

Bokhara Plains, 35km North of Brewarrina, NSW Prepared by Sally Ware (NSW Department of Industry & Investment) with Graham and Cathy Finlayson

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