Agribusiness

Victorian farmers elect first female leadership duo

VICTORIAN farmers have elected the first female president and vice president duo in their farmer organisation’s 41-year history under its current structure…Read More

Terry Sim, December 11, 2020

Australian Fodder Industry Association appoints new CEO

THE Australian Fodder Industry Association (AFIA) has appointed experienced agricultural executive Paula Fitzgerald as its new chief executive officer…Read More

Sheep Central, November 25, 2020

Farmers for Climate Action backs ANZ bank on carbon

FARMERS For Climate Action has backed the ANZ bank’s support for a low carbon economy, despite opposition from Federal Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud and Western Australian graziers…Read More

Terry Sim, October 30, 2020

Australia and EU should unite on sustainable agriculture

SHARING carbon emission mitigation and farming best practice strategies, innovations and policy approaches were identified as opportunities for Australian and European farmers to collaborate in developing and justifying sustainable agriculture systems…Read More

Terry Sim, October 30, 2020

What drives the price of diesel?

One of the extensive livestock industry’s significant input costs after wages is fuel, used for transport, electricity generation, water pumping and other purposes. Thomas Elder Markets agricultural market analyst, Andrew Whitelaw, takes a look into the driver of price, and where prices currently are…Read More

Sheep Central, October 4, 2020

VFF calls for leadership and commodity nominations

NOMINATIONS are being sought for leadership and commodity positions on Victoria’s peak farmer body, the Victorian Farmers Federation…Read More

Sheep Central, September 30, 2020

NSW sheep operations join business coaching program

PROGRESSIVE sheep operations are among farming businesses selected to participate in the NSW Department of Primary Industries’ Young Farmer Business Program’s individual coaching program…Read More

Sheep Central, September 25, 2020

Farmers say regional Victoria can’t wait for metro Melbourne

VICTORIAN farmers have called for the State Government to empower the regions in the state’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic by implementing an Agriculture Workers’ Code and easing meat processor workforce restrictions…Read More

Sheep Central, September 21, 2020

Inverell stock agent wins 2020 ALPA Young Auctioneers Competition

INVERELL stock agent Ben McMahon has won the 2020 ALPA New South Wales Young Auctioneers Competition…Read More

Sheep Central, September 7, 2020

Chris Howie’s livestock market wrap – August 2020

I FEEL we are going to see an old-fashioned lamb supply vs demand bubble in September, so the dilemma will be: do you sell them or shear them?..Read More

Chris Howie, August 5, 2020

Recent fall in lamb prices is a worry – NAB

THE fall in Australian saleyard trade lamb prices over recent months has reflected concerns about the resilience of international demand, according to NAB’s latest Rural Commodities Wrap…Read More

Sheep Central, August 31, 2020

Young NSW auctioneers heading to Dubbo for state final

FINALISTS in the 2020 ALPA NSW Young Auctioneers Competition finalists will compete at the Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets on September 3…Read More

Sheep Central, August 24, 2020

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