Lamb and sheep prices to stay high on reduced production

AUSTRALIAN lamb and sheep prices could remain historically high this year, but are not expected to return to the levels of early 2020, according to the latest industry projections…Read More

Sheep Central, September 29, 2020

Farmers say regional Victoria can’t wait for metro Melbourne

VICTORIAN farmers have called for the State Government to empower the regions in the state’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic by implementing an Agriculture Workers’ Code and easing meat processor workforce restrictions…Read More

Sheep Central, September 21, 2020

Online wool conference to connect growers with retail

INTERNATIONAL wool processing group Schneider will hold a world-first conference in October to connect growers with consumers and brands…Read More

Sheep Central, September 18, 2020

Promote non-mulesed wool as a product – NewMerino

NON-MULESED Merino wool promotion linking supply with provenance would be a powerful market differentiation tool for Australia’s industry, according to NewMerino owner Peter Vandeleur…Read More

Terry Sim, September 16, 2020

Lamb lauds Aussie community legends in new Spring campaign

LEGENDARY lamb-based meals for Aussie heroes is the theme for Meat & Livestock Australia’s Spring Lamb campaign launched yesterday. MLA said the new content series aimed to demonstrate the ease..Read More

Terry Sim, September 7, 2020

Peter Small urges growers to think bigger on wool prices

VICTORIAN sheep producer and garment label owner Peter Small is not alone in thinking that Australia’s depressed wool market represents an opportunity – for any wool growers with cash to invest…Read More

Terry Sim, September 4, 2020

Australian wool market ‘quite near the bottom’

AUSTRALIA’S wool market will need to be carefully managed when demand recovers post-COVID-19, according to national broker body leader, Rowan Woods…Read More

Terry Sim, September 4, 2020

Livestock vessel lost with 43 crew and 5867 cattle

A LIVESTOCK vessel carrying 43 crew members, believed to include two Australians, and almost 6000 cattle from New Zealand has disappeared in the East China Sea near Japan after issuing a distress signal during Typhoon Maysak early yesterday morning…Read More

James Nason, September 3, 2020

Australian lamb consumption continuing to decline

DOMESTIC lamb consumption continues to decline in Australia, but China has dominated export demand, according to the latest red meat State of the Industry report…Read More

Sheep Central, September 2, 2020

Wool and sheep meat industries should diversify market reach

AUSTRALIA’S levy-funded wool and sheep meat marketing bodies should escalate development efforts to diversify offshore processing and market access options, a leading thinktank director believes…Read More

Terry Sim, August 31, 2020

Cropping identified as an ongoing risk to WA sheep meat production

THERE is a risk of a continued move away from wool and sheep meat production towards cropping in Western Australia, leading industry analyst Mecardo has found…Read More

Sheep Central, August 26, 2020

NSW superfine wool growers win their first Cleckheaton trophy

NEW South Wales superfine wool growers David and Angie Waters have come out of the drought to win a Cleckheaton Grand Champion Trophy on their second attempt…Read More

Sheep Central, August 19, 2020

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