NSW Farmers worried sheep and goat EID funds will ‘fall short’

NSW Farmers is maintaining its call for more assistance for sheep and goat producers in the lead-up to implementation of the national electronic identification system from January 1 2025…Read More

Sheep Central, October 4, 2023

How and when will you sell your lambs this year?

CONCERN about the economics of turning store lambs off at current prices is forcing some sheep producers into preparing for more forage crop and grain finishing this year, depending on..Read More

Sheep Central, October 4, 2023

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 4 October 2023

MOST of Australia received little to no rain during the week and a large number of Bureau of Meteorology stations had their lowest September rainfall on record…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, October 4, 2023

Victorian Wild Dog Management Program gets 12-month extension

VICTORIA’S Wild Dog Management Program will be extended for 12 months to allow the government to assess the conservation status, population and distribution of dingoes in the state…Read More

Sheep Central, October 3, 2023

Non-mulesed flock field days coming to northern Victoria

SHEEP producers considering moving to a non-mulesed flock will have the opportunity to attend field days across northern Victoria over the next two weeks…Read More

Sheep Central, October 4, 2023

Top young Merino fleece judges are keen to compete

AUSTRALIA’S most promising young Merino fleece judges competing in the national finals in Tasmania next week have been announced by Agricultural Shows Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, October 4, 2023

Flock data and bioharvesting of wool at Katanning field day

WESTERN Australian sheep producers will get the latest information on Yardstick flock benchmarking, biological wool harvesting and reproductive research at a Katanning Research Station field day on 26 October…Read More

Sheep Central, October 3, 2023

Five growers vie for board seats on WoolProducers Australia

PEAK grower body WoolProducers Australia will hold a contested election among five nominees for three positions on its board…Read More

Sheep Central, October 2, 2023

AWI/Livestock Collective partnership for capacity building

AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation’s $90,000 a year partnership program with The Livestock Collective in Western Australia will not be funding agri-political activity, according to AWI chief executive officer John Roberts…Read More

Sheep Central, October 2, 2023

VFF welcomes Victoria’s fifth Agriculture Minister in five years

VICTORIA’S farmers have welcomed their fourth new Minister for Agriculture in five years, with new Premier Jacinta Allan unveiling her team today…Read More

Sheep Central, October 2, 2023

Tia Potae rejoins New Zealand trans-Tasman wool handlers

SOUTH Otago wool handler Tia Potae will return to trans-Tasman test competition after an absence of 10 years after winning the New Zealand Merino Shears Open Woolhandling title in Alexandra on Saturday…Read More

Doug Laing, Shearing Sports New Zealand, October 2, 2023

Crossbred wool prices lift in overall auction market fall

THE Australian wool market fell again in last week’s auctions, led by falls in most Merino fleece prices but tempered by crossbred price rises…Read More

Sheep Central, October 2, 2023

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