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

Victoria gives $1.5m boost to online ag product marketing

VICTORIAN Minister for Agriculture has announced $1.5 million in funding to help the state’s farmers and producers to expand into online marketing…Read More

Sheep Central, August 24, 2020

MLA members urged to secure voting rights for November AGM

MEAT & Livestock Australia members are being encouraged to return their Levies Notice to ensure they secure their full voting entitlement for any ballots and board elections held by MLA in 2020-21…Read More

Sheep Central, July 24, 2020

ACCC will not oppose Elanco purchase of Bayer Animal Health

AUSTRALIA’S competition regulator will not oppose Elanco’s acquisition of Bayer AG’s animal health business…Read More

Sheep Central, July 9, 2020

Chris Howie’s livestock market wrap – June 2020

THERE are still many variations in seasonal feed availability across southern Australia, meaning sheep and lamb producers must weigh up their turn-off options to maximise returns, Chris Howie writes in this month’s analysis of southern market trends and opportunities…Read More

Chris Howie, July 8, 2020

NSW Young Farmer Business Program expanded

NEW South Wales’ Young Farmer Business Program is being expanded to give more producers an opportunity to work with coach Richard Groom…Read More

Sheep Central, July 6, 2020

COVID-19 second wave could impact sheep meat, wool demand

While a largely recovered Australian dollar explains some of the downward pressure, weak global demand fundamentals for some commodities will be an issue over the coming months, National Australia Bank says in its latest monthly Rural Commodities Wrap…Read More

Sheep Central, July 1, 2020

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