Project Management

Flock-participating-in-copper-trial-2013The team at productive Nutrition has a strong history of successful project management and delivery. As we specialise in livestock nutrition and business management and work with producers on a daily basis we have no shortage of ideas for research projects that will benefit livestock producers.

Current projects:

  • Copper deficiency: A review of the economic cost and current constraints to effective management of copper deficiency in southern Australian sheep flocks (MLA, 2012 – 2014)
  • Increasing the value and marketability of feed grains for the grains industry (GRDC; SAGIT, 2011-2013)
  • Demonstrating soil conservation in the SA Murray Darling Basin rangelands (Community Landcare Grant, 2013-2014)
  • Hart pasture trials, Hart Field Day site, South Australia, 2013

Completed projects:

  • Increasing the productivity and profitability of South Australian sheep enterprises from grazing saltbush plantations (South Australian Sheep Industry Fund, 2010 – 2013)
  • The South Australian Murray Darling Basin Soil Reclamation Project (Caring for our Country, and SA Murray Darling basin NRM Board 2012 – 2013)
  • Goat Nutrition in Australia; a review of the literature (MLA, 2012)
  • Development of a national Code of Practice for the Intensive Lamb Finishing Sector (MLA, 2007-2012)
  • Outback Lakes Project; Nutritive analysis of preferentially grazed perennial species (LWA, 2006 – 2011)
  • Best practice for production feeding of lambs: a review of the literature (MLA, 2007)
  • The nutritive value of rangeland plants of southern and western Australia – A review of the literature and a scoping study to demonstrate the inconsistencies between the current system of nutritive analysis and animal performance (AWI, 2006)
  • Lamb Feedlot Stocktake (MLA, 2006)
  • A review of the practical component of the agricultural programs at the University of Adelaide (The University of Adelaide, 2006)
  • Towards a better understanding of animal nutrition in the SA pastoral zone (CNEFAP, 2004)
  • Roseworthy Lamb Feedlot Feasibility Study (The University of Adelaide, 2004)
  • The nutritive value of rangeland pastures: A review of the literature (AWI, 2003)