Grazing Land Management

‘Nuts and bolts’ of livestock grazing are on workshop menu

AGRICULTURE Victoria will run series of two-day workshops to give livestock farmers the “nuts and bolts” around good grazing management…Read More

Sheep Central, May 20, 2019

Littleproud and Fitzgibbon stoush over land clearing and ag visas

LABOR was accused of lying over its national native vegetation law intentions and federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud was roasted over the Coalition’s inaction on ag visas at the National Press Club’s agricultural leaders debate yesterday…Read More

Terry Sim, May 9, 2019

Holiday makers warned on exotic disease outbreak potential of food scraps

HOLIDAY makers have been reminded to dispose of food scraps carefully over the Easter break to minimise any potential for the introduction and spread of an exotic animal disease in Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, April 18, 2019

Quad bike accidents focus attention on proposed safety standard

QUAD bike safety is under the spotlight again after two young boys were killed in quad bike incidents last weekend in Western Australia and Tasmania…Read More

Sheep Central, April 17, 2019

Animal activists arrested as protests span four states

ANIMAL activists have occupied abattoirs, protested at other processing plants across Australia and been arrested at a Melbourne demonstration as part of a series of planned actions today…Read More

Sheep Central, April 8, 2019

Farmer leaders welcome a Federal Budget that Labor calls “a con”

THE Morrison Government’s conditional pre-election Federal Budget for 2019-20 has been welcomed by the nation’s farming bodies with some reservations, but condemned by the Opposition as “a con” and indicating no strategic plan by the Liberal-Nationals Coalition for the sector…Read More

Sheep Central, April 3, 2019

Farmer leaders welcome a Federal Budget that Labor calls “a con”

THE Morrison Government’s conditional pre-election Federal Budget for 2019-20 has been welcomed by the nation’s farming bodies with some reservations, but condemned by the Opposition as “a con” and indicating no strategic plan by the Liberal-Nationals Coalition for the sector…Read More

Sheep Central, April 3, 2019

Hamilton’s cattle saleyards to be roofed and sheep-proofed with federal funding

PEAK lamb capacity at Hamilton’s saleyards will be boosted with the planned roofing and sheep-proofing of the centre’s cattle sale pens…Read More

Terry Sim, March 27, 2019

Rural crime prevention and pasture set to steal the show at Stawell

RURAL crime and how to steal some benefit from the tough dry season will be addressed at a Perennial Pasture Systems update at Stawell in Victoria next week…Read More

Sheep Central, March 27, 2019

SA Govt commits $7.5m to red meat supply chain reforms

THE South Australian government plans to inject $7.5 million into the state’s red meat sector in a bid to grow productivity in the industry and strengthen biosecurity. The investment, from..Read More

Sheep Central, March 25, 2019

Applications called for second round of Smart Farming Program grants

SMART Farming Partnership grants of up to $4 million are now available for projects that improve the sustainability of Australian agriculture…Read More

Sheep Central, March 22, 2019

Tough decisions needed as farm production slumps 4pc to $58 billion

AUSTRALIA’S farm production is expected to decline by 4pc to $58 billion in 2018-19 and tough decisions were needed to lift this to $100 billion by 2030, the ABARES Outlook 2019 conference in Canberra was told today…Read More

Sheep Central, March 5, 2019

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