Community & Lifestyle

NSW Rural Womens Gathering postponed until 2021

NEW South Wales’ rural women have had to postpone a popular annual gathering for the first time in 27 years due to COVID-19 restrictions. The NSW Rural Women’s Gathering was to be..Read More

Terry Sim, May 18, 2020

Federal grants to fund ag show sheep, wool and shearing upgrades

SEVERAL agricultural shows across Australia will upgrade sheep, wool and shearing facilities as part of $20 million in grants announced by Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud last week…Read More

Sheep Central, May 11, 2020

University of New England to go global with rural crime survey

A RURAL crime survey conceived in New South Wales will go global to discover ways to improve the relationship between victims and those responding to criminal activity in country areas…Read More

Sheep Central, April 28, 2020

MLA bushfire recovery support continues online amid COVID-19

MEAT & Livestock Australia is continuing to provide red meat producers impacted by recent bushfires with online support and services to help with their recovery amid COVID-19 restrictions…Read More

Sheep Central, April 22, 2020

Sheep Central advertisers: Keep customers engaged during COVID-19

Many industry events, including shows, field days, conferences and sales have been cancelled, removing the opportunity for commercial companies servicing the meat and livestock industry to engage with existing customers, and potential new ones. So how do you stay connected with your clients, in a socially-distanced market?..Read More

Sheep Central, April 17, 2020

Isolate elderly and chronically ill during COVID-19 + VIDEO

RURAL communities and farmers have been urged by epidemiologist and public health specialist Professor Tony Blakely to isolate and look after their elderly and chronically ill during the coronavirus COVID-19..Read More

Terry Sim, March 30, 2020

Researchers find COVID-19 social distancing uptake must top 80pc

IF 90 percent of Australians adopt social distancing, the spread of COVID-19 could be controlled by July this year, a University of Sydney data study has found…Read More

Sheep Central, March 25, 2020

Ag achievers recognised in 2020 Australia Day awards

A former National Farmers Federation president, the current AgForce Queensland president, and Australia’s first indigenous woman to manage a cattle station station are among identities from the agricultural sector to receive Australia Day Awards in 2020…Read More

Sheep Central, January 26, 2020

Christmas greetings and thanks for your support in 2019

THE Grain Central, Beef Central and Sheep Central teams will be taking a short publishing break over the Christmas/New Year period…Read More

Sheep Central, December 20, 2019

Is there a future for traditional agricultural colleges?

THE model of residential-based agricultural education, which was the preferred training option for budding young farmers for much of the 20th century, is under threat across Australia…Read More

Neil Lyon, December 16, 2019

NAB survey highlights lamb strength and drought impact

LAMB and mutton sector resilience has failed to offset a flattening of agribusiness conditions due to seasonal conditions in the last quarter of 2019, according to the latest NAB Agribusiness..Read More

Terry Sim, December 9, 2019

Twittersphere not sheepish after Paul’s mail ram is stolen

POLICE have no leads but social media is doing its bit to help New South Wales wool grower Paul Cocking find his missing ram…Read More

Terry Sim, December 4, 2019

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