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EU welfare law proposals prompt WPA policy review

PLANS to upgrade European Union animal welfare laws to potentially ban tail docking and castration or introduce mandatory pain relief are pointing WoolProducers Australia toward new policy development…Read More

Terry Sim, December 3, 2021

Avenel Station flock comes to Deniliquin for sale

OLD-FASHIONED face-to-face sheep selling without the back-up of an online interface returned to the Riverina today with the dispersal of the Avenel Station flock at the Deniliquin saleyards…Read More

Terry Sim, December 3, 2021

Farm to customer data integration works for Argyle

PREMIUM lamb and beef processor Argyle Foods Group is utilising the integration of livestock enterprise management platform AgriWebb with blockchain-based track-and-trace provider KPMG Origins to focus on new markets and value-adding opportunities…Read More

Sheep Central, December 3, 2021

Wool auction market firms slightly despite difficulties

AUSTRALIA’S wool auction market was slightly dearer this week and the gross value of clips sold this season passed the billion dollar mark to $1,021.81bn, 10 weeks earlier than last year…Read More

Sheep Central, December 2, 2021

Forward wool trading improves with auction lift

LAST week’s auction market rally after months of rollercoaster prices was followed by a firm tone this week and more forward trading…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, December 3, 2021

Call to check livestock water quality after flooding

NEW South Wales livestock farmers with flood-affected land are being urged to test stock water quality…Read More

Sheep Central, December 3, 2021

Aussie White Margra lamb wins Sydney Fine Food Show

THE Australian White sheep breed has received a major accolade for its eating quality, winning the champion lamb award at the 2021 Sydney Royal Fine Food show…Read More

Eric Barker, December 1, 2021

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 1 December 2021

RAIN was widespread throughout the eastern two-thirds of the continent over the past week with parts of Queensland, New South Wales and the Northern Territory recording more than 100 millimetres…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, December 1, 2021

Victorian Government introduces farm trespass legislation

VICTORIAN farmers will be protected from animal activism by increased penalties for trespassers breaching farm biosecurity plans, in legislation introduced into parliament today…Read More

Sheep Central, December 1, 2021

Wool grower calls for court recognition of farm biosecurity

VICTORIA’S court system and legal fraternity would need to be educated on the importance of farm biosecurity with the introduction of increased penalties for animal activist trespassers, a leading farmer said today…Read More

Terry Sim, December 1, 2021

First Carcoar Working Dog Challenge success

CARCOAR’S working dog challenge has set itself up to be one of Australia’s leading trial and sale events with a successful inaugural effort last weekend…Read More

Terry Sim, December 1, 2021

Seasonal climate outlook for December-February

DECEMBER to February rainfall is likely to be above median for northern and eastern Queensland, eastern and central NSW, western Victoria and eastern Tasmania, according to the bureau’s latest three monthly seasonal climate outlook statement. ..Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, November 30, 2021

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