Wool

Pre-Easter buying rush lifts crossbred and Merino wool prices

PRE-EASTER buying lifted prices for fine and Medium Merino wool in Melbourne auctions and crossbred lines nationally this week…Read More

Sheep Central, April 18, 2019

Australian Wool Industry Medal nominations wanted

WORTHY Australian wool industry individuals are being sought by the Federation of Australian Wool Organisations to nominate for the 2019 Australian Wool Industry Medal…Read More

Sheep Central, April 17, 2019

Agtech: Young farmer’s mission to simplify farm management software

VICTORIAN engineer turned entrepreneur Jock Lawrence has returned home to his farming roots on a mission to simplify the farm management recording system. ..Read More

Sheep Central, April 18, 2019

Holiday makers warned on exotic disease outbreak potential of food scraps

HOLIDAY makers have been reminded to dispose of food scraps carefully over the Easter break to minimise any potential for the introduction and spread of an exotic animal disease in Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, April 18, 2019

VFF Livestock leader opts for consumer slant on farm trespass issue

FARM trespass fines and penalties should be increased on behalf of consumers’ rights to good quality food without interference from animal activists, Victorian Farmers Federation Livestock president Leonard Vallance said today…Read More

Terry Sim, March 25, 2019

Izzy the biosecurity detector dog has a big day for Australian agriculture

MEET Izzy the Labrador — one of the dogs helping to keep Australia Foot and Mouth Disease-free…Read More

Sheep Central, March 25, 2019

Blades of Glencoe shearers and wool handlers strike a blow for mental health

AUSTRALIA’S wool industry made its mental health and suicide support network that much bigger last weekend, when blade shearers, rousabouts and farmers from across the nation and overseas swapped stories and shearing blows at the Blades of Glencoe Shearathon…Read More

Terry Sim, March 13, 2019

More Q Fever vaccinations and awareness needed in regional areas

Q FEVER awareness and vaccine access needs to increase for all people living in rural and regional areas, new research from University of Sydney has shown…Read More

Sheep Central, March 12, 2019

For lamb and wool, national information standards of value to build consumer trust

CONSUMER trust should be a major focus for Australia’s agriculture sector as farmers increasingly target premium markets for their produce, ACCC deputy chair Mick Keogh told the International Farm Management Association Congress in Tasmania today…Read More

Sheep Central, March 4, 2019

Western Australian dairy farmer’s fight with activist prompts call for police intervention

FARMERS harassed by activists have been urged to call police rather than take direct action, following an altercation between vegan activists and Western Australian dairy farmer this week after which a firearm was fired…Read More

Sheep Central, February 15, 2019

Central west NSW Police seek help with lamb and grain theft

PUBLIC help is being sought by central west New South Wales police to solve the theft of 20 fat lambs and a large amount of grain from a Trundle property…Read More

Sheep Central, February 14, 2019

Recruitment: How to identify the future team leaders in your business

At the core of every successful agribusiness is a team of good leaders making good decisions. When you set out to identify future leaders to move your business forward, how do you know what to look for?..Read More

Sheep Central, January 25, 2019

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