Sheep and grain exporters support port reform savings

INCREASED productivity at Australia’s container ports is achievable and could save businesses and consumers $605 million each year, according to a Productivity Commission report released this week…Read More

Sheep Central, January 13, 2023

Behind Australia’s record lamb export year of 2022

AUSTRALIA could be set for another record lamb export result in 2023 after a big year in 2022, but global versus domestic demand, workforce capacity and lamb carry-over are expected to be key factors…Read More

Sheep Central, January 11, 2023

Elders Kingston SE claims AuctionsPlus sheep award double

ELDERS Kingston South East branch in South Australia has scored a double in the annual AuctionsPlus throughput awards – winning the top sheep assessor and agency awards for 2011-2022…Read More

Sheep Central, December 8, 2022

World Cup revives Australia’s live sheep prospects in Qatar

SOCCER’S World Cup tournament in Qatar has been as inspiring for the Socceroos as it has been for Australian live sheep exports into the country…Read More

Terry Sim, December 7, 2022

Near-record ag production forecast prompts NFF support call

AUSTRALIA’S gross value of agricultural production is forecast to be a near-record $85 billion in 2022-23, driven mainly by crop values, with the livestock sector holding steady as flocks and herds rebuild…Read More

Terry Sim, December 6, 2022

Chris Howie: Livestock contracts trump rainbows and unicorns

CHRIS Howie puts the case for livestock contracts and queries the results of the latest Sheep Producers Intension Survey in his latest market wrap…Read More

Chris Howie , December 7, 2022

Saleyards are still most popular sheep selling pathway

SALEYARDS continue to be the dominant selling route for sheep and lambs in Australia, according to the first Sheep Producer Intentions survey…Read More

Sheep Central, November 28, 2022

Search is on for Livestock Exporter Young Achiever of the Year

THE Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council has opened nominations for the Livestock Exporter Young Achiever Award, supported by Nutrien Ag Solutions…Read More

Sheep Central, September 9, 2022

Three top young wool brokers to vie for national award

THREE finalists have been selected from a strong field of entries in the National Council of Wool Brokers of Australia’s broker award…Read More

Sheep Central, August 12, 2022

Australia’s ewe flock is growing, but so is sheep meat demand

AUSTRALIA’S ewe flock is continuing to grow – up another 717,000 ewes since October last year — but producers should not be worried about the nation producing too many lambs for domestic and world sheep meat markets…Read More

Sheep Central, August 9, 2022

Australian wool exporters highlight market crisis

AUSTRALIA’S wool market could be hit hard in coming weeks by a growing cash flow, bale dumping and shipment crisis…Read More

Terry Sim, April 22, 2022

Sea freight rates are spiralling to record highs

MEAT processors are battling another round of spiralling sea freight shipment rates for chilled and frozen containers leaving Australia this year, further undermining margins. ..Read More

Jon Condon, April 5, 2022

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