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Agtech investors, farmers and start-ups flock to evokeAG

AUSTRALIA’S largest agrifood tech event — evokeAG — ignited in Melbourne yesterday with a sold-out crowd of more than 1100 delegates and a long list of domestic and international agtech investors and companies…Read More

Terry Sim, February 20, 2019

FarmLab on a mission to put soil testing into farmers’ hands

FARMLAB chief executive officer Sam Duncan began his pitch at the evokeAG conference in Melbourne yesterday with a smile and a simple message – we make soil testing easy…Read More

Terry Sim, February 20, 2019

Western Australian agrifood businesses seek investors

WESTERN Australian agtech businesses spanning innovative livestock pricing, grain production and irrigation are at evokeAG in Melbourne this week seeking exposure and investment…Read More

Sheep Central, February 20, 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 20 Feb 2019

A cold front and pre-frontal trough brought light falls to southern Victoria, and moderate falls in western Tasmania. Thunderstorms and showers produced light to moderate falls across northern Australia throughout the week…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, February 20, 2019

NLIS workshops for Victoria’s livestock producers

Agriculture Victoria is holding practical, hands-on workshops across the state to assist sheep, goat and cattle producers use the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) database…Read More

Sheep Central, February 20, 2019

Is it the RSPCA’s role to help flood affected livestock?

Should the RSPCA be playing a role in helping to assist livestock affected by floods in north western Queensland, now widely recognised as one of the greatest animal welfare disasters in Australian history?..Read More

James Nason, February 19, 2019

WoolProducers Australia highlights FMD risk to wool trade

CHINA’S suspension of wool exports from South Africa is expected to intensify demand for Australian wool this week. However, the fall-out from South Africa notifying the World Organisation for Animal Health of a FMD outbreak in Limpopo, bordering Zimbabwe, has also highlighted the importance of Australia’s biosecurity measures…Read More

Sheep Central, February 19, 2019

Industry Dashboard

$A / $US Graph

Updated 7am daily
Today
0.7150
Source: NAB

ASX Market Index

21 Feb 2019 (updated 10am daily)
Company Price Trending
Elders $6.20
Australian Agricultural Co $0.93
Graincorp $9.62
Ruralco $3.01
Ridley $1.41
Woolworths $30.30
Wellard $0.042
Source: ASX

ESTLI

Eastern States Trade Lamb Indicator. Ac/kg cwt

Last Week

630
Source: MLA's NLRS

EMI

Eastern Market Indicator. c/kg clean

Today

1944
Source: Australian Wool Exchange

SOI Graph

Southern Oscillation Index (SOI)

Today

9.3
Source: Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Goat Graph

Eastern States 2.1-16kg c/kg cwt

Today

580
Source: MLA
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