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Young farmer challenge resources get funding boost

YOUNG farmer challenge resources for agricultural shows will be boosted across Australia with a $75,000-plus grant announced this week…Read More

Sheep Central, July 26, 2021

Hamilton ram sale goes digital as Sheep Connect is cut

HAMILTON Sheepvention has had to cancel its planned Sheep Connect events planned for next month, due to Victoria’s ongoing COVID lockdown…Read More

Sheep Central, July 21, 2021

Nation’s top sheep show welcomes call for compensation

AUSTRALIA’S top sheep and wool show should have been told earlier that a statewide lockdown was planned last week, according to the show’s chief executive officer Margot Falconer…Read More

Terry Sim, July 19, 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

MLA bushfire recovery funding available until 30 June

COMMUNITY groups and organisations that support bushfire-affected red meat producers are being reminded to apply for funding under Meat & Livestock Australia’s ongoing Bushfire Recovery Sponsorship Program…Read More

Sheep Central, February 22, 2021

Q Fever sufferers sought for nationwide research survey

Q FEVER sufferers are being encouraged to participate in a nationwide survey to aid research into developing an emergency response plan for the disease…Read More

Terry Sim, February 3, 2021

Bushfire recovery program expands to help more Victorian farmers

MORE Victorian farmers are expected to be eligible for bushfire recovery assistance with the expansion of the Emergency Bushfire Response in Primary Industries Grant Program…Read More

Sheep Central, September 28, 2020

NFF to have new digital technology hub operational this year

A NEW regional digital technology hub is expected to be operational and online before the end of 2020…Read More

Sheep Central, September 21, 2020

AgForce urges action on Q Fever vaccine access

QUEENSLAND’S AgForce has called on its State Government to invest in and improve access to the vaccine for Q fever, a little-known infectious disease that causes significant lifelong health issues for farm workers…Read More

Sheep Central, July 27, 2020

New Victorian farm safety officers to lead industry change on-farm

VICTORIAN farmers will get two farm safety officers and increased online resources to improve on-farm health and safety after a $3million State Government grant…Read More

Sheep Central, July 24, 2020

Zoetis targets $100,000 to support mental health in the bush

ANIMAL health company Zoetis is continuing to support the mental health challenges faced by people living in rural Australia through its partnership with mental health organisation Beyond Blue. ..Read More

Sheep Central, July 24, 2020

Farm safety education and awareness campaigns to enter new era

AUSTRALIAN farm safety and awareness campaigns are set to enter a new era following a key report into farm-related injury and fatality trends…Read More

Sheep Central, July 22, 2020

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