British shearer to make second world record attempt

COVID-19 restrictions have cancelled a shearing record attempt planned in New South Wales next weekend, but English shearer Stuart Connor will have another go at the world nine-hour strongwool lamb record in Cornwall tomorrow…Read More

Doug Laing, Shearing Sports New Zealand , July 27, 2021

First AWI director election hopefuls declare their hands

NEW South Wales grower Michael Field and South Australian-based exporter executive Steven Read have declared their intention to seek nomination in the 2021 Australian Wool Innovation director election…Read More

Terry Sim, July 26, 2021

Sheep Producers Australia seeks new chair and directors

AUSTRALIA’S peak national sheep producer body has started a search for a new independent chairman and two board directors…Read More

Sheep Central, July 26, 2021

Young farmer challenge resources get funding boost

YOUNG farmer challenge resources for agricultural shows will be boosted across Australia with a $75,000-plus grant announced this week…Read More

Sheep Central, July 26, 2021

Sheep, cattle and machinery sales give record AuctionsPlus result

ONLINE selling platform AuctionsPlus hasn’t had a big year in sales of camels, baby formula, wine or water, but sheep, cattle, machinery and goats are another story…Read More

Sheep Central, July 23, 2021

Wild dogs baited over huge area in western NSW

WILD dog baits have been dropped across more than 10 million hectares in one of the largest baiting exercises in New South Wales’ Western Division…Read More

Sheep Central, July 23, 2021

Recruitment: Six key elements of effective staff management

Here are six key elements that business managers, owners or leaders need to think about as they go about their day-to-day activities, in order to positively manage staff and help develop them into a high-performing team…Read More

James Price*, JPAbusiness, July 23, 2021

Lotfeeder Stockyard secures industry’s first sustainability-linked loan

QUEENSLAND grain-fed beef producer Stockyard Group has entered into a unique sustainability-driven loan with Commonwealth Bank, linking environmental, animal welfare and workplace safety performance directly with the applicable interest rate…Read More

Beef Central, July 22, 2021

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook 21 July 2021

A SERIES of low pressure systems and cold fronts that moved across the southern half of Australia through the week brought moderate falls to vast areas of the southern states. ..Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, July 21, 2021

Hamilton ram sale goes digital as Sheep Connect is cut

HAMILTON Sheepvention has had to cancel its planned Sheep Connect events planned for next month, due to Victoria’s ongoing COVID lockdown…Read More

Sheep Central, July 21, 2021

Nation’s top sheep show welcomes call for compensation

AUSTRALIA’S top sheep and wool show should have been told earlier that a statewide lockdown was planned last week, according to the show’s chief executive officer Margot Falconer…Read More

Terry Sim, July 19, 2021

Conrayn Merino Stud scores fleece competition double

NEW South Wales’ Conrayn Merino Stud has won the prestigious grand champion fleece prize at this year’s Australian Fleece Competition…Read More

Sheep Central, July 16, 2021

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