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WA sheep and cattle owners to have a say on ear marks

WESTERN Australian sheep and cattle owners, industry and the community are encouraged to provide feedback on a proposal to make earmarking and branding of stock optional…Read More

Sheep Central, November 18, 2020

Playing ‘tag’ with wild dogs

A smart tag developed to track individual movement and behavioural changes in cattle and sheep is also arming researchers with a cost-effective new weapon in the fight against wild dogs…Read More

Sheep Central, September 16, 2020

Gerry Harvey joins our upcoming webinar on agtech and tax planning issues

One of Australia’s highest-profile businessmen, Gerry Harvey, will feature in our upcoming agtech webinar, focussing on tax-time implications for technology investments in agriculture. ..Read More

Sheep Central, June 5, 2020

AgTechCentral/Agrihive webinar: Ag tax time tips

Tax time is fast approaching – and there are plenty of things for rural businesses to consider in their tax planning following a year of challenge and change…Read More

Sheep Central, May 27, 2020

Western Australian agtech start-ups offered unique online bootcamp

WESTERN Australia’s agriculture and food start-ups and early-stage innovators are being given an opportunity to join a world-leading program in Israel – from their desktops…Read More

Terry Sim, May 20, 2020

EvokeAG speakers explore barriers to agtech uptake

CHALLENGES surrounding the adoption of ag technologies by producers surfaced during discussion at a number of panel sessions held during Melbourne’s EvokeAg event this week…Read More

Jon Condon, February 21, 2020

Aspiring wool and lamb entrepreneurs wanted for Farmers2Founders

FARMERS wanting to commercialise great sheep and wool ideas have only a week to apply for assistance under the innovative Farmers2Founders program…Read More

Sheep Central, February 21, 2020

Bushfires highlight need for livestock Property Identification Codes

RECENT bushfires have highlighted the importance of accurate Property Identification Codes for Agriculture Victoria recovery teams…Read More

Sheep Central, February 7, 2020

Could wearable robots make sheep shearing easier?

WEARABLE robotics could be a solution to easing the back-breaking labour of shearing Australia’s sheep flock…Read More

Sheep Central, December 20, 2019

National sheep and livestock EID system under consideration

PROPOSALS to implement and fund the electronic identification of all livestock across Australia, including sheep and goats, are being considered by peak bodies and state farming organisations…Read More

Terry Sim, December 18, 2019

Pig PICs are important for sheep and cattle too….

AGRICULTURE Victoria is reminding pig owners that every property with livestock is legally required to have a Property Identification Code or PIC…Read More

Sheep Central, December 9, 2019

evokeAG 2020 puts plant-based protein on the menu

PLANT-BASED proteins and the latest in agtech innovation will feature at the evokeAG 2020 conference next February…Read More

Sheep Central, December 2, 2019

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