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New online Livestock Library aims to reduce research repeats

Australia now has an online Livestock Library — a one-stop digital portal to a wide range of Australian scientific publications, conference proceedings and reports on sheep and cattle research. The Livestock Library, announced today by the Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC) and the Beef CRC, will hold on file in perpetuity, the foundations for future sheep research projects, in the form of detailed research papers from the Sheep CRC…Read More

Terry Sim, September 2, 2014

Wangaratta wool manager wins national brokers award

Rex Bennett knows it takes more than just wool to make sheep profitable and he works hard to give his clients all they need to keep their flocks viable. A focus on client servicing in and outside the woolshed has won the Elders’ district wool manager at Wangaratta the 2014 national brokers’ award…Read More

Terry Sim, August 25, 2014

Strong appetite for red meat sector reform

A STRONG appetite for red meat industry structural reform has been highlighted in submissions published this week in response to the Red Meat Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Review Green Paper…Read More

James Nason, April 26, 2019

Senators probe merit of CCTV cameras in meat processing plants

SHOULD CCTV cameras be made mandatory in Australian red meat processing plants? The question arose during Senate Estimates in Canberra last week when members of the Rural and Regional Affairs..Read More

Jon Condon, April 11, 2019

Coalition promises farmers jail term laws for activists if re-elected

EXTREME vegan activism became an election issue today, with the Coalition Government promising to introduce laws with jail terms for activists publishing details to encourage farm and business trespass if elected…Read More

Sheep Central, April 10, 2019

Animal activists arrested as protests span four states

ANIMAL activists have occupied abattoirs, protested at other processing plants across Australia and been arrested at a Melbourne demonstration as part of a series of planned actions today…Read More

Sheep Central, April 8, 2019

Animal activists arrested as protests span four states

ANIMAL activists have occupied abattoirs, protested at other processing plants across Australia and been arrested at a Melbourne demonstration as part of a series of planned actions today…Read More

Sheep Central, April 8, 2019

Farmer leaders welcome a Federal Budget that Labor calls “a con”

THE Morrison Government’s conditional pre-election Federal Budget for 2019-20 has been welcomed by the nation’s farming bodies with some reservations, but condemned by the Opposition as “a con” and indicating no strategic plan by the Liberal-Nationals Coalition for the sector…Read More

Sheep Central, April 3, 2019

Hamilton’s cattle saleyards to be roofed and sheep-proofed with federal funding

PEAK lamb capacity at Hamilton’s saleyards will be boosted with the planned roofing and sheep-proofing of the centre’s cattle sale pens…Read More

Terry Sim, March 27, 2019

Rural crime prevention and pasture set to steal the show at Stawell

RURAL crime and how to steal some benefit from the tough dry season will be addressed at a Perennial Pasture Systems update at Stawell in Victoria next week…Read More

Sheep Central, March 27, 2019

SA Govt commits $7.5m to red meat supply chain reforms

THE South Australian government plans to inject $7.5 million into the state’s red meat sector in a bid to grow productivity in the industry and strengthen biosecurity. The investment, from..Read More

Sheep Central, March 25, 2019

Applications called for second round of Smart Farming Program grants

SMART Farming Partnership grants of up to $4 million are now available for projects that improve the sustainability of Australian agriculture…Read More

Sheep Central, March 22, 2019

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