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Wool sellers balk at auction price drops of up to 200 cents

MORE than half the wool scheduled to sell at Australian auctions this week went unsold as growers balked at the biggest market downturn in more than 10 years…Read More

Sheep Central, August 16, 2019

Russell blends innovation and skills to market wool and sheep

AUSTRALIAN Wool Network’s Russell Macgugan has taken a forward-looking approach to wool marketing in his eight years as a broker, with a strong focus on innovative development of the Merino..Read More

Terry Sim, August 16, 2019

Australia’s wool production tipped to hit lowest level in 95 years

AUSTRALIA’S wool production is forecast to hit its lowest level in almost 100 years this financial year, with market and seasonal conditions not indicating a quick turn-around…Read More

Sheep Central, August 16, 2019

Wool market drop leaves forward marketers faltering

THE wool forward market could provide no solace for buyers nor sellers this week, with the rate of auction price decline leaving sellers out of range and buyers unable to establish an offshore basis…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, August 16, 2019

Agriculture Victoria canvasses sheep and goat duty options

VICTORIAN sheep and goat producers are being asked to have their say on potentially increasing the 12-cent sale duty or levy they are charged when an animal is sold…Read More

Terry Sim, August 16, 2019

Recruitment: The importance of workplace culture for success

NOW, more than ever, employees are choosing red meat industry supply chain workplaces where they feel valued and believe in the overall mission of the business. It’s not surprising, then, that the most successful agribusinesses will always have a solid workplace culture in place…Read More

Sheep Central, August 16, 2019

Recruitment: New roles emerging in the red meat supply chain

One of the exciting things that is happening in the Australian red meat and livestock industry is the sheer range of new job opportunities that are emerging. In this week’s recruitment article we celebrate the career paths that are opening up in the red meat supply chain – many of which did not exist just a few years ago…Read More

Sheep Central, July 5, 2019

Recruitment: Salaries trend up in Australian agriculture

RECRUITMENT specialist Agricultural Appointments has reviewed salary changes seen in agribusiness over the three year period 2018. A stand-out feature has been the quite significant increases in farm manager salaries, which in part is due to supply exceeding demand for experienced operators in some sectors and may also reflect a growing corporate approach to farming in others…Read More

Sheep Central, June 28, 2019

Recruitment: Four behaviours that define leadership effectiveness

Respected global management advisory company, McKinsey & Co set out to discover what the top behaviours are that successful leaders consistently demonstrate. With a list of 20 distinct leadership traits, it analysed responses from 189,000 people working in leadership roles in diverse organisations around the world. What did it find?..Read More

Sheep Central, June 21, 2019

Recruitment: Where is the gender balance up to in Australian ag?

Latest listings on Jobs Central: Trainee Manager – Smithfield Cattle Co Plant/Infrastructure Maintenance, Couple – ValeraVale Livestock Health Supervisor – Mort & Co Livestock Movement Supervisor – Mort & Co..Read More

Jon Condon, June 14, 2019

Recruitment: Employee retention – how to keep your best talent

AS an employer, people are your biggest asset and the ability to attract and retain talented staff is a reliable predictor of company excellence…Read More

Sheep Central, June 7, 2019

Recruitment: Digital transformation broadens work roles in ag

ADVANCES in digital technology are opening up a range of new career opportunities in agriculture, recruitment specialist Agricultural Appointments highlights in its latest Agribusiness Trends and Salary report…Read More

Sheep Central, May 31, 2019

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