Concern live sheep phase-out will hit livestock breeder trade

VICTORIA’S Agriculture Minister Gayle Tierney has failed to declare her support for the continued live export of sheep and cattle for breeding, fuelling fears that state Labor Governments might not defend these trades in the future…Read More

Sheep Central, March 20, 2023

Wool dumping woes expected to dissipate later this year

A SHORTAGE of wool containerization capacity is expected to be relieved within months with the opening of a new dumping facility in Melbourne…Read More

Terry Sim, March 20, 2023

AWI predicts biological sheep defleecing clarity in 18 months

AUSTRALIAN wool growers will not know how biological defleecing might be implemented for at least another 18 months…Read More

Sheep Central, March 20, 2023

Two young leaders earn top Australasian agribusiness award

TWO future leaders in agriculture have been crowned as the 2023 winners of Australasia’s coveted agricultural award, the Zanda McDonald Award…Read More

Sheep Central, March 20, 2023

Wales and NZ collaborate and compete in sports shear spirit

IT was almost as close as could be got to the spirit of international co-operations as the Welsh Development and New Zealand teams prepared on Saturday for the first of..Read More

Terry Sim, March 20, 2023

Recruitment: Target the ‘under-employed’, not the ‘unemployed’

IN the face of the labour crisis sweeping large parts of the agricultural supply chain, targeting the ‘under-employed’ rather than the ‘unemployed’ was one strategy suggested to Australian and NZ primary producers attending a high-level conference in Brisbane last week…Read More

Sheep Central, March 20, 2023

Sheep sector advised to heed regulator greenwashing advice

AUSTRALIAN sheep industry businesses have been encouraged to follow the advice of regulators on greenwashing following an industry sustainability forum last week…Read More

Terry Sim, March 17, 2023

Murray Arnel reflects on a market reporting career of substance

FOR three decades, the Australian livestock industry has been better off thanks to Murray Arnel’s decision to take a leap of faith in 1992 and accept a job offer as a livestock market reporter in the rural media. ..Read More

James Nason, March 17, 2023

Cinny inspires first Beetson all-women’s shearing school

A WOMEN’S shearing school will hopefully be held annually after a successful inaugural event in honour of former shearer Jacinta Beetson in southern New South Wales…Read More

Terry Sim, March 17, 2023

Wool logistics issues continue to stifle auction competition

CONTINUED wool dumping and associated finance issues have pushed auction wool prices down further, with the Australian Wool Exchange reporting last week’s weaker buyer sentiment was carried forward…Read More

Sheep Central, March 17, 2023

Forward wool traders pre-empt spot auction uncertainty

FORWARD wool traders pre-empted the spot auction market this week as it was dominated by outside influences and uncertainty…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, March 17, 2023

Australia to send another million LSD doses for Indonesia

AUSTRALIA will provide another one million doses of Lumpy Skin Disease vaccine to Indonesia, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Murray Watt said at the Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association conference in Darwin today…Read More

Sheep Central, March 17, 2023

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