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

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

Fuel prices surge as oil producers continue to limit production

DIESEL fuel prices have continued to surge in recent months, in response to COVID-related cuts in production by major world fuel oil suppliers…Read More

Terry Sim, July 9, 2021

Ag visa issue heats up with farmers and the AWU

EASTERN states farmer bodies have welcomed an expansion of the working holiday visa for British backpackers under the proposed Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement, including new ag visa developments…Read More

Sheep Central, June 16, 2021

Farm tractor scam features in ACCC Scamwatch report

FARMERS were among the thousands of Australians fleeced of millions of dollars by sophisticated scams last year, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has reported…Read More

Neil Lyon, Grain Central, June 7, 2021

Sheepvention scaled back to Sheep Connect event

HAMILTON’S popular Sheepvention expo will be replaced with a smaller single event over two days in August, organisers said today…Read More

Sheep Central, April 16, 2021

Young Farmer Business Conference to focus on innovative thinking

INNOVATIVE thinking and skills will be explored at the second annual NSW Department of Primary Industries’ Young Farmer Business Conference in Dubbo next month…Read More

Sheep Central, April 14, 2021

VFF prepares for council battles over higher rates for farmers

VICTORIA’S peak farming body has offered its help to farmers facing unfair rate increases due to higher land values…Read More

Sheep Central, March 24, 2021

Meridian Agriculture seminar series to cover farmer options

LEADING agricultural consulting firm Meridian Agriculture will host a series of seminars across the Victoria’s Western District this month to help producers maximise future benefits from recent successful seasons…Read More

Sheep Central, March 17, 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

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

More investment needed to reach $100 billion farmgate output target

AUSTRALIA’S target of $100 billion in farmgate output by 2030 would not be met under existing investment levels, according to a new report released today…Read More

Sheep Central, February 22, 2021

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