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Chris Wilcox to retire from national wool brokers’ role

INTERNATIONALLY respected wool market analyst Chris Wilcox will retire as executive director of the National Council of Wool Selling Brokers of Australia next month…Read More

Sheep Central, March 9, 2021

Chris Howie’s livestock market wrap: Avoid decision paralysis

MAKING sense of livestock and red meat supply, demand and price information is becoming more difficult, but Stockco business development manager Chris Howie advises sheep, goat and cattle producers to be wary of decision paralysis…Read More

Chris Howie, March 9, 2021

South Australian releases plan to grow flock size and value to 2030

SOUTH Australia’s sheep meat and wool industry will need to increase the state flock by 13 percent to 12 million sheep by 2030 to achieve the goal of the updated South Australian Sheep Industry Blueprint launched last Friday…Read More

Sheep Central, March 8, 2021

Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program seeks participants

INTERNATIONAL Women’s Day 2021 today has been marked with the opening of applications for the National Farmers Federation’s fourth annual Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program…Read More

Sheep Central, March 8, 2021

Italian team and AWI put wool into the America’s Cup final

WOOL growers are reaping benefits from linking with Italy’s America’s Cup Challenger, the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli team, according to Australian Wool Innovation chief executive officer Stuart McCullough…Read More

Sheep Central, March 8, 2021

Online wool buying eases as auction offering increases

WOOL buying activity eased slightly on the AuctionsPlus offer board last week as more clips were offered at national physical auctions…Read More

Sheep Central, March 8, 2021

Maximising lamb percentages is focus of SheepConnect SA webinar

CHALLENGES and solutions to maximising lambing percentages this season will be covered in a SheepConnect webinar this week…Read More

Sheep Central, March 8, 2021

Victorian farm finance taster course starts on online this month

VICTORIAN farmers wanting to sharpen their financial literacy skills can do an express course in farm finance via a series of online webinars starting this month…Read More

Sheep Central, March 8, 2021

Sheep meat prices to track delayed African Swine Fever recovery

A DELAYED Chinese recovery from African Swine Fever, strong ongoing global lamb and mutton demand, and higher beef prices point to continued high prices for Australian sheep producers this decade,..Read More

Terry Sim, March 5, 2021

WoolProducers confirms Trust in Australian Wool campaign launch

PEAK wool grower body WoolProducers Australia will launch a ‘Trust in Australian Wool’ campaign on 18 March complete with its own handbook, interactive website, and links to other sites and resources…Read More

Terry Sim, March 5, 2021

Bianca is milking Merinos for her latest research project

MERINO milk quality and its impact on ram reproductive potential is the next project of University of Adelaide researcher Bianca Agenbag…Read More

Sheep Central, March 5, 2021

Consumers enlisted to flesh out goat meat quality parameters

GOAT meat quality parameters and consumer preferences will be fleshed out with a new research study at the University of New England…Read More

Sheep Central, March 5, 2021

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