What cattle and sheep farmers are doing

Peter Camp from Kalyeeda Station in WA explains how sustainable pasture management will ensure a future for the next generation of cattle farmers in the Kimberley.

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    Terry, Kerrie & Joel Pitkin

    We bought ‘Hermitage Plains’ about 10 years ago. It was originally established as a soldier’s settler block after World War II...

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    Bruce, Roz, Liam, Ella & Hannah Maynard

    We are working to restore layers of shrubs and trees on our 1476ha property to create the structure and...

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    David & Julie Blackmore, Blackmore Wagyu Beef

    Our management of the environment, our cattle and our people has led to our product being sought after by the world’s...

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    Mark & Andrea Hannemann

    We have always been environmentally conscious which led us to implement a 15 year Landcare plan on our property.

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    Smithfield Feedlot

    The Smithfield Feedlot is a highly progressive, dynamic, inter-generational family business operating a number of...

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    Peter Whip

    Our focus has been on producing smaller-framed cows because they tend to handle dry periods better and they...

What you can do

Target 100, in conjunction with TEDxSydney, invited two people to a remote cattle station in the Northern Territory. Watch their journey as they discover the innovation & technology behind cattle farming in Australia.

  • Try to avoid overbuying food. Remember refrigerated foods and fresh fruit and vegetables have a limited shelf life.

  • By planning a weekly menu, including supplies for morning teas and lunch boxes you can buy what you need and reduce food waste.

  • You can make your own stock by using leftover beef and lamb, bones and vegetables.

  • Try to avoid overbuying food. Remember refrigerated foods and fresh fruit and vegetables have a limited shelf life.

  • By planning a weekly menu, including supplies for morning teas and lunch boxes you can buy what you need and reduce food waste.

  • You can make your own stock by using leftover beef and lamb, bones and vegetables.

  • Fresh herbs are an easy way to make your meals more interesting and add more flavour.

  • A lot of packaging is unnecessary and effort should be taken to avoid buying overly packaged foods.

  • Get a compost bin or worm farm for your fresh food kitchen waste and use this to fertilise your garden.