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Buyers suggest wool sale boycott as auctions continue

AUSTRALIAN wool exporters, some brokers and processors are proposing the postponing of auction sales as the market is hit by a lack of competition caused by COVID-19 impacting global supply chains…Read More

Terry Sim, April 3, 2020

How sheep and bacteria are helping the fight against COVID-19

SHEEP are being enlisted in the battle against the coronavirus COVID-19 and University of Dundee and medical research council unit manager, Dr Paul Davies, outlines how in this article from The Conversation…Read More

By Dr Paul Davies, medical research council unit manager, University of Dundee., April 3, 2020

Australian wool prices crash in biggest fall since August last year

AUSTRALIAN wool prices this week suffered their biggest weekly fall since August last year as disruptions to global supply and consumer supply chains by the COVID-19 pandemic rock the industry…Read More

Sheep Central, April 3, 2020

Volatility and risk converge in the wool market

VOLATILITY and risk came back to the wool market with a bang this week…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, April 3, 2020

Recruitment: Recognising six different bosses – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

You’ll likely encounter many different bosses during your working career, and it’s important to be able to identify the personality types you are working with, and be able to deal with ‘the good, the bad and the ugly.’ There are as many types of bosses as there are different personalities, but here are some common stereotypes you may encounter, and the best ways to respond. ..Read More

Sheep Central, April 3, 2020

Local sheep meat research-focussed projects sought by MLA

SHEEP meat and beef producer groups are being invited by Meat & Livestock Australia to submit funding applications for local projects to validate the on-farm benefits of research and development findings…Read More

Sheep Central, April 3, 2020

Red meat exporters seek details on $110m ag airfreight initiative

AUSTRALIA’S red meat sector has welcomed the Federal Government’s $110m funding commitment to secure secure freight flights into key export markets, but  exporters are awaiting clarification on how it will work…Read More

Terry Sim, April 1, 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 1 Apr 2020

SHOWERS and thunderstorms developed over eastern New South Wales, generating moderate falls, while onshore flow produced showers and moderate falls in the northern tropics…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, April 1, 2020

Landmark East Gippsland Facebook post prompts apologies

A FACEBOOK post by a Gippsland Nutrien Ag Solutions franchise referring to Elders staff has been removed after attracting wide criticism on the social media platform…Read More

Terry Sim, April 1, 2020

New eNVD system for Australian livestock producers

A NEW, mobile-friendly version of the electronic National Vendor Declaration or eNVD system is now available for Australia livestock producers…Read More

Sheep Central, April 1, 2020

Isolate elderly and chronically ill during COVID-19 + VIDEO

RURAL communities and farmers have been urged by epidemiologist and public health specialist Professor Tony Blakely to isolate and look after their elderly and chronically ill during the coronavirus COVID-19..Read More

Terry Sim, March 30, 2020

Agriculture Victoria support continuing, but bounty centres closing

VICTORIAN farms and agribusinesses continuing to keep Victorian supermarkets stocked and food on the nation’s tables during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with have the help of Agriculture Victoria…Read More

Sheep Central, March 30, 2020

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