Farm Links at

ABC Gippsland

Agriculture Victoria

    - Farm Water Calculator

    - Livestock

    - Grains and other crops

    - Pests, diseases and weeds

    - Soils of West Gippsland


Beef Breeds

    - Angus Australia

    - Australian Gelbvieh Association

    - Bazadais Australia

    - Blonde d’Aquitaine Society of Australia and New Zealand

    - Charolais Society of Australia

    - Herefords Australia

    - Limousin Australia

    - Red Angus Society of Australia

    - Simmental Australia

CFA - Incident Summary

Export Slaughter Interval (ESI) and Withholding Periods (WHP) for Chemicals


  - Australian Fodder Industry Association (AFIA)

  - AFIA - Vendor Declaration Form (PDF file)

  - Feed Cost Calculator

  - FeedTest - Fodder Testing Specialists

  - Successful silage manual


    - Australian Dollar

    - MLA - Latest prices & indicators including the National Livestock Reporting Service

    - NLRS Reporting Categories

    - US Commodity Futures

   - CME Live Cattle Futures

   - US Daily Livestock Report

Material Safety Data Sheets

Meat & Livestock Australia

    - Meat Standards Australia

   - More Beef from Pastures manual

    - MLA Publications

   - MLA Tools and calulators

   - National Livestock Identification Service Home Page


    - ABC National Rural News

Beef Central

    - Beef Site

    - Drover's Cattle Network

   - Stock & Land

   - The Weekly Times

Oklahoma State University Beef Extension - A very useful American reference site


    - Australian Landscape Water Balance (provides soil moisture)

    - Pasture Picker Tool

    - Pastures from Space

    - Rainfall to Pasture Growth Outlook Tool

Stock Horses

    -  Karraba Park Stock Horses


    - Cattle Disease Guide

    - Cattle Health and Disease

    - Merck Veterinary Manual

Weather Links

Forecasts - Short Term

    - 128km Bairnsdale Radar

    - 128km Melbourne Airport Radar

    - 256km Melbourne Airport Radar

    - Four Day West and South Gippsland Forecast
    - Interactive Weather and Wave Forecast Maps

    - Seven Day Latrobe Valley Forecast (Bureau of Meteorology)

    - Seven Day Latrobe Valley Forcast (Weatherzone)

   - Forecast Rainfall

    - European Centre for Mid-range Weather Forecasting

Forcasts - Longer Term

    - Bureau of Meterorology - Land and Water

    - DEPI - Weather and Climate - for the current "Break" and "Fast Break"

    - POAMA - Predictive Ocean Atmosphere Model for Australia

    - Seasonal Outlook for Rainfall and Temperature 


 What has happened

    - Latest Weather Observations for Victoria

    - 24hr Rainfall Bulletin for Latrobe, Thomson, Macalister, Avon, South Gippsland

    - Rainfall for Greg Steer at Glengarry West

    - Latest River Heights for the Latrobe, Thomson, Macalister, Avon, South Gippsland

    - Agricultural Observations Bulletin for Victoria

    - Climate Data Online


West Gippsland Catchment Management

Last updated 10 June 2017