Opinion

Driest hottest year ever, or driest and hottest for selected records?

OPINION Almost without fail when discussions turn to the weather, media commentators or scientists will report that the particular weather phenomena they are talking about is the most extreme that..Read More

Mick Keogh, Australian Farm Institute, January 25, 2016

Letter – Live export for a better world

Our live export industry represents much more than just the ferrying of live animals to hungry markets, argues wool industry identity, Chick Olsson. ..Read More

Chick Olsson, June 5, 2015

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

Nutrien sells Landmark International live export business

ONE of southern Australia’s largest livestock exporting operations has changed hands, with Nutrien Ag Solutions’ sale today of its Landmark International business…Read More

James Nason, January 24, 2020

Sheep Producers Australia CEO departs after 15 months

SHEEP Producers Australia has announced the departure today of its first chief executive officer, Graham Smith, after he served just 15 months in the position…Read More

Terry Sim, November 29, 2019

VFF fails in bid to exempt family businesses from work death laws

VICTORIAN farmers have failed to have family businesses exempted from new workplace manslaughter legislation…Read More

Sheep Central, November 28, 2019

New merged ag entity to become wool and livestock force

UP TO 30 percent of Australia‚Äôs wool clip and livestock numbers is set to sold by a North American company, with the launching of a rebranded merged Ruralco-Landmark entity today…Read More

Sheep Central, November 11, 2019

Strong FY2019 result for Elders Ltd despite drought

AUSTRALIAN agribusiness Elders Limited this morning released its financial results for the 12 months to September 2019, showing a strong performance despite widespread drought conditions, underlined by a statutory net profit after tax of $68.9 million…Read More

Sheep Central, November 11, 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

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