ASHEEP Projects & Activities

ASHEEP uses the annual member census to determine current research priorities and applies for funding to conduct projects & trials based on those priorities.

Current Projects & Activities

  • Pasture Variety Trial in three rainfall / soil types across Esperance region (MLA Producer Demonstration Site) 2020 - 2024

  • Elanco / ASHEEP Drench Resistance Program 2020

  • 'Fixed Time AI of heifers in commercial farming systems' (MLA Producer Demonstration Site)

  • Novel Pastures in Dryland Pasture Systems

  • Merinolink Flock DNA Profile project supported by Merinolink, MLA, Sheep Gentics & Sheep CRC

  • Perennial pasture variety trial site- inherited from Ron Master at DAFWA

  • 4-6 field days, conferences & workshops annually

  • ASHEEP annual member census 

  • Establishment of the Cattle Sub-Committee

Past Projects & Activities

  • Study tours to South Africa, New Zealand, the Middle East & Sardinia as well as local tours  

  • Putting Wormboss into Practice project- funded by AWI

  • Research partner in 'Phosphorus Efficient Pastures' project with CSIRO funded by Rural R&D for Profit program, MLA, Dairy Australia & AWI

  • Development of Lamb Planner & a prototype of Weaner Planner

  • MLA Producer Demonstration Site Project- Self managed biosecurity group

  • Research partner with Murdoch on 'Pasture Legumes in Mixed Farming Zones in WA & NSW' funded by MLA & AWI

  • Research partner with Grain & Graze 

  • Producer Demonstration Site 'Legumes in Kikuyu' funded by MLA

ASHEEP Esperance

PO Box 2445

Esperance WA 6450

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