Real meat businesses are investing in plant protein

THE Australian plant-based protein sector is experiencing exponential growth, with a most unlikely industry sector — real meat processors — leading the way in pioneering investments…Read More

Emma Alsop, March 21, 2022

Red meat R&D: ‘Spot’ the robotic dog goes on patrol + VIDEO

MEET ‘Spot’ the dog – a disconcertingly life-like robot being used to test uses of automated guided vehicle (AGV) technology in the meat processing industry…Read More

Sheep Central, February 25, 2022

AWEX pitches NWD Ceased Mulesing wool deadline

AUSTRALIAN wool exporters and brokers have seemingly managed to delay the loss of the Ceased Mulesing (CM) description on the National Wool Declaration until potentially 2024…Read More

Terry Sim, February 2, 2022

Colley supports NWD changes despite CM contracts

WOOL growers contracted with Australia’s largest independent broker AWN are among those with the most to lose with a phasing out of the Ceased Mulesing description from the National Wool Declaration…Read More

Terry Sim, February 2, 2022

Improved demand lifts saleyard trade lamb prices

SHEEP and lamb prices mostly improved at major eastern states saleyard markets today as Omicron impacts eased among processor workforces, especially in Victoria…Read More

Sheep Central, January 31, 2022

NSW school leavers encouraged to try sheep shearing

NSW Farmers has encouraged school leavers interested in a career to agriculture to enrol in one of many shearer and wool handling courses being run across the state over the next three months…Read More

Sheep Central, January 26, 2022

All options on AWI’s table to solve sheep shearing crisis

RAISED shearing platforms, chemical defleecing, sheep handling innovations and cross-industry collaboration will be considered as Australian Wool Innovation looks to solve the industry’s labour crisis…Read More

Terry Sim, January 24, 2022

Processors hail COVID rule changes, but test issues loom

AS EARLY starting processors experience major staff shortages due to the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, the industry is hoping a decision to relax isolation rules for meat workers will take some pressure off…Read More

Eric Barker, January 10, 2022

Intramuscular lamb fat probe gets commercial approval

AUSTRALIAN lamb processors and brands can benchmark product and ensure it meets customer needs following commercial accreditation of a probe that measures intramuscular fat…Read More

Sheep Central, November 17, 2021

Land and Primeline flock sale to fund lamb investment

GUNDAGAI brothers Bill and Tony Barton will offer their Tumut property Kimball and its Primeline ewe flock in a rare offering this month to enable re-investment in their lamb processing business…Read More

Terry Sim, November 17, 2021

AWEX clarifies breech treatments on wool declaration

NATIONAL Wool Declaration definitions for wool from non-mulesed and ceased mulesed flocks, and sheep treated with liquid nitrogen, have been clarified by the Australian Wool Exchange…Read More

Sheep Central, November 15, 2021

Meat Business Women masterclass workshop planned

A MEAT Business Women masterclass next month aims to help women across the Australian and New Zealand meat industries create better connections and engagement with their audiences…Read More

Sheep Central, November 10, 2021

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