Research & Development

ACMA backs ag research hub with $230,000 grant

AUSTRALIA’S media regulator has backed a national hub of agricultural research knowledge with a $230,000 grant…Read More

Sheep Central, February 21, 2020

MLA launches new research e-newsletter for red meat sector

PRODUCERS, researchers and industry stakeholders wanting to keep up to date with the latest in red meat research and development will now have access to a new, easy-to-read e-newsletter focused on the latest Meat & Livestock Australia research…Read More

Sheep Central, February 10, 2020

AWI Breeding Leadership coming to South Australia next week

A NEW group of potential wool industry leaders will commune in South Australia next week for an intensive program of leadership development…Read More

Sheep Central, February 3, 2020

MLA launches accelerated adoption initiative for levy payers

SHEEP, cattle and goat levy-payers can get a wide range of Meat & Livestock Australia’s products and services delivered directly at no cost under its accelerated adoption initiative…Read More

Sheep Central, December 2, 2019

Sheep producer questions Agriculture Victoria staff changes

LEADING Victorian sheep meat industry representative Tim Leeming has called for wide producer consultation on proposed changes at Agriculture Victoria centres…Read More

Terry Sim, November 13, 2019

Sheep CRC story ‘a road map for high-impact research’

A HISTORY of Australia’s Sheep CRC has been lauded as a potential road map for other industries to deliver high-impact research…Read More

Sheep Central, October 14, 2019

Sheep Producers Australia opens up board nomination process

SHEEP Producers Australia has opened up its board selection process to allow nominations from individuals without an endorsement from a state farming organisation…Read More

Sheep Central, October 11, 2019

Australian sheep producers sought for annual sheep meat and wool survey

SHEEP producers are being invited to participate in the latest Meat & Livestock Australia and Australian Wool Innovation sheep meat and wool survey. ..Read More

Sheep Central, October 7, 2019

Reforms ahead in agriculture’s approach to R&D

FEDERAL Agriculture Minister Senator Bridget McKenzie yesterday announced the formation of an advisory body to provide options on reform opportunities for agriculture’s research and development system, as part of a drive to ‘modernise innovation.’..Read More

Jon Condon, September 6, 2019

MLA seeks sheep meat and beef research proposals

RESEARCHERS are being invited to submit preliminary proposals for funding to support on-farm research, development and adoption projects that benefit sheep meat and grass-fed beef producers…Read More

Sheep Central, September 6, 2019

Agriculture Victoria canvasses sheep and goat duty options

VICTORIAN sheep and goat producers are being asked to have their say on potentially increasing the 12-cent sale duty or levy they are charged when an animal is sold…Read More

Terry Sim, August 16, 2019

Smaller flock and strong demand to keep lamb and mutton prices up

FORECAST drops in sheep meat production and strong demand should keep lamb and mutton prices historically high throughout 2019, with potential “additional upside” if improved seasonal conditions improve, according to Meat & Livestock Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, June 4, 2019

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