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Beef’s first vegetation mapping tool launched | Stock Journal



The Australian Beef Sustainability Framework has launched a new interactive vegetation mapping and reporting tool to provide the industry and public with the best available national data on the balance of tree and grass cover.

The tool provides users with the ability to analyse trends in tree and grass cover across the entire continent on an annual and seasonal basis using over 30 years of satellite imagery.

Chair of the Sustainability Steering Group Tess Herbert said the new mapping tool and agile reporting system was a direct result of extensive consultation with scientists and industry and would improve transparency and accessibility of information.

“The Australian beef industry now has direct access to the same information that…

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