Pasture recovery after bushfires


Many pasture species have the ability to recover from fire. The extent of recovery will depend on the heat of the fire, the pasture type, soil fertility, previous grazing management and seasonal conditions before and after the fire.

This Primefact covers the following topics

  • Fire heat
  • Recovery of different pasture types
  • Effect of soil type and fertility
  • Sowing annual forages
  • Supplementary feeding
  • Regaining pasture productivity
  • Weed control
  • Animal health issues


Primefact 539 Third Edition

Published: Jan 2020