Ask Libby
Farming Series

Stop the guesswork. Make the right calls this year.

In our Ask Libby Farming Series, Libby and Todd show you how FarmIQ helps take the guesswork out of farming so you can feel confident you're making the right decisions year-round.

Preparing for winter

 

Realistic budgeting

2:20 minutes

To build a realistic financial budget you need to know what your feed inputs are going to be. Libby and Todd talk about how you can create a feed plan and better predict what you'll need to spend money on.

Keeping your farm working, even when you're not

1:53 minutes

Make the most of these quieter months to take a break and recharge. By creating integrated farm plans in FarmIQ you can ensure your staff know what needs to be done and when to keep your farm working, even when you are not there.

Staying on track while grazing off

2:00 minutes

Make sure your most expensive asset is well looked after, even while the girls are away grazing greener pastures. Libby and Todd show you how you can track their performance from anywhere.

Hitting your target weights at the right time

2:27 minutes

FarmIQ's weight predictor tool for winter finishing will help you know when your livestock are going to hit their target weights-because nobody wants to peak too early. 

Balancing feed demand after calving

1:36 minutes

Don't just watch your grass grow. Libby and Todd will show you how you can plan pasture allocation with FarmIQ's Spring Rotation Planner, helping you to balance your feed demand vs your pasture growth.

Gearing up for summer

 

Pasture quality vs quantity

2:20 minutes

We look at how you can best juggle pasture quantity and quality, in the harsh summer environment it’s not always possible to have both. Libby and Todd discuss what you should be looking for and the role FarmIQ can play. 

Dairy—setting up for success

2:15 minutes

Start autumn on the front foot, make the right decisions in summer. For dairy the focus is on the balancing act between maintaining milk production and obtaining the right body condition for mating. See how FarmIQ can help.

Livestock—setting up for success

2:18 minutes

Be confident that your ewes bounce back after weaning so they’re in optimum condition for conception. Monitoring stock performance throughout summer in FarmIQ is crucial to success come autumn. 

Hitting liveweight targets during summer months

2:13 minutes

Topic Five focuses on the crucial aspect of grazing management and the art of keeping pasture in the green zone for as long as possible to ensure that you make or even exceed your liveweight targets. 

Managing your milk curve

1:35 minutes

Maintaining a high and flat milk curve over summer is the ‘holy grail’ of dairying. It’s easier said than done. Unlocking your farm’s historical data is key, watch how ‘looking back’ can help you look forward.

Farm planning

1:50 minutes

The key drivers of farm productivity—feed quality and animal health shouldn’t be forgotten, even when times are good. FarmIQ can help manage the complexity of your farming system, learn how farm management plans can help.

 

 

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