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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

Artificial intelligence makes accurate sheep counting a reality

A LIVESTOCK counting system using artificial intelligence will be ready for the live export industry this year and for use in sheep saleyards by April 2020…Read More

Terry Sim, November 1, 2019

TFI releases $8-plus crossbred lamb contract for Tamworth

AUSTRALIA’S first 2019/20 summer lamb and mutton contracts were released today by Thomas Foods International as the company moves to secure future supplies for its Tamworth plant…Read More

Terry Sim, October 31, 2019

MSA underpins quality lamb and beef marketing

THE benefits of the Meat Standards Australia (MSA) program to major processors are far-reaching and span from on-farm production to the end consumer, according to Meat & Livestock Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, November 11, 2019

Lamb wholesaler stays in administration with debts over $5m

A Queensland-based meat wholesale business remains in voluntary administration this week, after creditors expressed opposition to a Deed of Company Arrangement proposed during a meeting on Friday…Read More

Jon Condon, November 8, 2019

Zoetis achieves $100,000 target for Beyond Blue

LEADING animal health company, Zoetis, has hit its yearly target to raise $100,000 to support mental health in rural Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, November 11, 2019

Recruitment: Workplace safety remains key industry priority

DESPITE greater attention being placed on workplace health and safety across the sector, agriculture remains the most dangerous places to work in Australian industry, recently released statistics show. ..Read More

Sheep Central, November 8, 2019

Lamb wholesaler stays in administration with debts over $5m

A Queensland-based meat wholesale business remains in voluntary administration this week, after creditors expressed opposition to a Deed of Company Arrangement proposed during a meeting on Friday…Read More

Jon Condon, November 8, 2019

NFF proposes drought exit packages, but ALP says no

A CALL for exit assistance for drought-affected farmers has failed to win the support of the Australian Labor Party…Read More

Sheep Central, October 23, 2019

Pressure for transparency on AWI committee’s election picks

PRESSURE is continuing on Australian Wool Innovation and its board nomination committee to release documents and information relating to a recommendation to re-elect former AWI chairman Wal Merriman and fellow director David Webster next month…Read More

Terry Sim, October 16, 2019

Meat Business Women conference develops diversity tool kit

A MEAT Business Women conference in Brisbane this week has laid the groundwork laid for new industry toolkit to deliver practical diversity and inclusion strategies for business…Read More

Sheep Central, October 16, 2019

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