The gradual decline in national biomass levels which has been a feature of recent updates now appears to have eased with robust growth events on the back of recent storms and rainfall events across Northern NSW, Queensland, and the Northern Territory.  Biomass growth has seen a noticeable increase in these states. This is positive news for many eastern states and northern graziers & land managers who have been watching for a seasonal break for many weeks..

For more localised information including regional level overviews, users are encouraged to explore the Cibo Labs Regional Comparison. This tool provides regional data that may show the impact of localised weather or fire events. A further level of detail for individual properties is available for users who have created an Australian Feedbase Monitor account, which can be accessed both through the MyMLA portal or through the Cibo Labs website.

The Cibo Labs team would like to wish all our clients and readers a happy and safe Christmas. We also want to thank the Beef Central Team, for their support this year, and we look forward to providing updates throughout 2024.

The Cibo Labs National Comparison can be used to freely access these layers ( to view the most recent images from a national, state or catchment level. Users can also access past images to compare national changes in Pasture Biomass or Ground Cover.  This tool can complement the Australian Feedbase Monitor which can also be created within the Cibo Labs Web Site