Research & Development

Sheep sustainability framework gets new leader

AUSTRALIA’S world-first sheep sustainability framework is set to be strengthened and its global profile elevated under new chair Queensland producer Verity Morgan-Schmidt…Read More

Terry Sim, November 17, 2021

NZ research refines sheep methane selection value

NEW Zealand researchers believe selection and breeding of low methane-emitting sheep can make a substantial contribution to mitigation of the greenhouse gas at a low cost to industry…Read More

Sheep Central, November 12, 2021

AWI WoolPoll supplementary levy rate of 2.5pc is ‘unnecessary’

AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation’s inclusion of 2.5 percent as the supplementary rate in the coming WoolPoll levy ballot has been branded as unnecessary and unjustified…Read More

Terry Sim, July 16, 2021

Better collaboration call on sheep research and development

AUSTRALIAN rural research and development corporations need to do better on collaborating on sheep projects, Meat & Livestock Australia managing director Jason Strong told the MerinoLink conference last week…Read More

Terry Sim, June 21, 2021

Livestock producer input wanted on south-east RD&A agenda

WANTED – sheep, cattle and goat producers who want to help direct the red meat and livestock research, development and adoption agenda in south-eastern Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, June 21, 2021

Latest sheep and goat research insights at MeatUp forums

SHEEP, goat and beef producers will get the latest regionally relevant insights from research, development and adoption (RD&A) programs funded by Meat & Livestock Australia at upcoming MeatUp forums.  ..Read More

Sheep Central, May 24, 2021

Most sheep producers to rebuild flocks without buying ewes

MOST Australian sheep producers intend to maintain or increase their breeding ewe flock without buying in over the next 12 months, a recent survey has indicated…Read More

Sheep Central, April 14, 2021

South Australian releases plan to grow flock size and value to 2030

SOUTH Australia’s sheep meat and wool industry will need to increase the state flock by 13 percent to 12 million sheep by 2030 to achieve the goal of the updated South Australian Sheep Industry Blueprint launched last Friday…Read More

Sheep Central, March 8, 2021

MLA allows livestock producers to take stock of its research projects

AUSTRALIA’S sheep, goat and beef producers can review Meat & Livestock Australia’s range of completed and in-progress research, development and adoption projects via a new online resource…Read More

Sheep Central, February 17, 2021

Lambpro breeding manager wins Zanda McDonald Award

LAMBPRO breeding manager and aspiring farm owner Rozzie O’Reilly has won the prestigious Zanda McDonald Award…Read More

Sheep Central, February 12, 2021

MeatUp forums to deliver sheep and goat meat insights

SHEEP and goat meat marketing, strategic industry and breeding insights will be shared in a series of MeatUp forums set to start in South Australia and New South Wales next month…Read More

Sheep Central, February 5, 2021

MLA forecasts sheep flock to increase to 67.3 million

AUSTRALIA’S sheep flock is predicted to increase by 5 percent to 67.3 million this year as producers retain ewes and ewe lambs, Meat & Livestock Australia has predicted…Read More

Sheep Central, February 1, 2021

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