Red meat sector is well-placed to meet demand says MLA head

Australian agriculture tends to be its own worst enemy when it comes to thinking about the future. The loudest voices are often from those looking to criticise. But the reality is the red meat industry has a lot to look forward to…Read More

James Nason, June 25, 2020

Foreign ownership of livestock farmland declines

THE area of Australian agricultural land held by foreign interests for livestock production declined modestly during the 12 months ended June 30 last year…Read More

Jon Condon, June 25, 2020

Smart Farming webinar will focus on natural hazards and risks

MIXED farmers can hear about old and new tricks to manage risks during a Smart Farming webinar, hosted by Agriculture Victoria next week…Read More

Sheep Central, June 24, 2020

Chris Howie’s livestock market wrap – May 2020

Feed availability has given many the opportunity to jump back into the market. But what should we buy to make a quid? Chris Howie examines opportunities in the current market…Read More

Chris Howie, June 5, 2020

‘Crisis leads to great renewal’, says leading economist

ECONOMISTS typically favour graphs, charts and statistics to convey the key messages of a presentation to their audience, but not Irish economist David McWilliams, who chose instead, a book of classical poetry…Read More

James Nason, May 22, 2020

Elders records $52 million first-half profit

AGRIBUSINESS leader Elders Limited has pushed through drought, bushfire and the early impacts of COVID-19 to record a solid $52 million statutory net profit after tax for the six months to March 31, 2020…Read More

Sheep Central, May 18, 2020

NSW Young Farmer Business Program launches new podcast

NEW South Wale’s Department of Primary Industries’ Young Farmer Business Program has launched a new podcast — The Business of Farming…Read More

Sheep Central, May 13, 2020

Chris Howie’s livestock market wrap – April 2020

The current recovery of the southern feed situation has been nothing short of exceptional and though some areas have missed the rain, the map is slowly filling in, reports Chris Howie in his latest livestock market wrap…Read More

Chris Howie, May 6, 2020

Victorian Minister for Agriculture to outline regional vision

VICTORIAN Agriculture Minister Jaclyn Symes will outline her vision for regional Victoria post COVID-19 during a special Rural Press Club of Victoria webinar this week…Read More

Sheep Central, April 27, 2020

COVID-19 to put global meat prices under pressure – ABARES

GLOBAL meat prices are expected to come under downward pressure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but remain high by historical standards, according to an Australian government report released today…Read More

Sheep Central, April 23, 2020

COVID-19 global supply chain disruption risks need management

DISRUPTION to global and import input supply chains during the COVID-19 pandemic were emerging risks to Australian agricultural producers that needed active monitoring and management, an ABARES insight report said today…Read More

Sheep Central, April 17, 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

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