Lamb Processing

Lamb processor Frewstal goes to solar and wood chips for energy

A PLAN to generate two thirds of Victorian lamb processor Frewstal’s electricity needs with solar energy heads its investments to lift efficiency, productivity, sustainability and product shelf life…Read More

Jon Condon, December 11, 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

Chris Howie’s southern market wrap – November 2019

The sheep, lamb and goat space is bouncing along nicely, with lambs from Victoria and south-east South Australia yielding well and many being trucked to northern New South Wales and southern works for slaughter…Read More

Chris Howie, December 4, 2019

MLA MD Jason Strong’s views on anti-meat activism, alternative proteins

Eight months into his new job as Meat & Livestock Australia managing director and CEO, Jason Strong gave a frank and forthright account of his views on anti-meat activism and the perceived threat to red meat from plant based proteins during last week’s annual general meeting in Tamworth…Read More

Sheep Central, November 25, 2019

Three sheep-farming brothers bring Movember to Avenel

MOVEMBER’S simple message to talk about mental health has already had real benefits for three brothers at Avenel in Victoria and the community around them…Read More

Sheep Central, November 27, 2019

MLA MD Jason Strong’s views on anti-meat activism, alternative proteins

Eight months into his new job as Meat & Livestock Australia managing director and CEO, Jason Strong gave a frank and forthright account of his views on anti-meat activism and the perceived threat to red meat from plant based proteins during last week’s annual general meeting in Tamworth…Read More

Sheep Central, November 25, 2019

Smart Farms Small Grants funds up to $50,000 available

FARMERS with clever, sustainable agriculture ideas can turn them into reality by applying for grants of up to $50,000 under Round three of the Smart Farms Small Grants program…Read More

Sheep Central, November 13, 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

Vietnamese man with pork-filled cakes denied entry

A VIETNAMESE man has been denied entry to Australia after nearly four kilograms of pork-fileld cakes were found in his luggage…Read More

Sheep Central, November 4, 2019

Farm invasion bill passes Federal Parliament

New laws that will strengthen farmer protections against escalating animal rights activism and harassment have passed the Federal Parliament, introducing tougher penalties for convictions…Read More

Colin Bettles, September 13, 2019

Remote employment crusader wins national rural women’s award

NEW South Wales remote work advocate, Jo Palmer, has won the 2019 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award and $10,000 to help build a portal to connect employers with potential employees…Read More

Terry Sim, September 12, 2019

PETA UK anti-wool and shearing bus ad banned

ANIMAL rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has been ordered not to use the claim “wool is just as cruel as fur” by the United Kingdom’s Advertising Standards Authority…Read More

Sheep Central, September 4, 2019

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