Wool Production

Feedgrain Focus: Southern dry boosts local demand

DRY conditions in South Australia and western Victoria have boosted demand for feed barley to lift up-country prices above weakening export values…Read More

Liz Wells, June 14, 2024

Fungi gives cropping and sheep operation its latest lift

INTRODUCTION of beneficial fungi is boosting yields and building soil carbon on the Nicholson family’s 4000ha mixed-farming operation at Pinnacle, south of Forbes in the Central West of New South Wales…Read More

Liz Wells, June 14, 2024

Aboriginal practices to be embedded in TAFE ag training

EMBEDDING Aboriginal traditional knowledge and practices into accredited agriculture TAFE training is expected to benefit future agricultural workers, according to the Victorian Government…Read More

Sheep Central, June 14, 2024

WA sheep producers warned after nutritional disease reports

WESTERN Australian sheep producers have been warned to look out for signs of nutritional diseases among lambing ewes at the break of the season…Read More

Terry Sim, June 12, 2024

Beau to bring inspiration to address challenges at Ballarat

STRUGGLING sheep and cattle producers will get some timely support on overcoming challenges in their businesses from coach and disability advocate Beau Vernon during the BestWool/BestLamb and BetterBeef conferences in Ballarat next week…Read More

Sheep Central, June 12, 2024

Sheep Sustainability Framework seeks wool processing talent

AUSTRALIA’S Sheep Sustainability Framework is looking for business professionals with experience in wool processing and retail to join its steering group. The independent steering group guides the Framework in its..Read More

Sheep Central, June 12, 2024

Top boxer rates buying good Kelpies above fighting

MEN’S Australian middleweight boxing champion Mitch Leek handled his first working dog auction at Casterton with aplomb and persistence at the weekend…Read More

Terry Sim, June 11, 2024

Feedgrain Focus: Values dip on grower selling, offshore moves

A FLURRY of grower selling and correcting global markets have seen prices for wheat and barley ease in the past week to end the rally seen throughout May…Read More

Liz Wells, June 7, 2024

Grassland conference to sort fact from fiction for farmers

SORTING fact from fiction for farmers will be the focus of The Grassland Society of Southern Australia’s annual conference when it returns to Bendigo next month for the first time in more than 25 years…Read More

Sheep Central, June 3, 2024

Feedgrain Focus: Prices dip on widespread rain

WIDESPREAD rain over much of Australia’s grain-growing areas has seen prices dip by $3-$5/t in recent days, but values are nonetheless above where they were a week ago…Read More

Liz Wells, June 3, 2024

BestWool/BestLamb and BetterBeef conference programs out

SPEAKERS at the first joint BestWool/BestLamb and BetterBeef conferences in Ballarat next month will cover a range of practical and even futuristic topics for sheep and beef producers…Read More

Sheep Central, May 29, 2024

Maria is committed to sheep industry sustainability

AUSTRALIA’S Sheep Sustainability Framework gets on-farm expertise with corporate sustainability experience and a commitment to a future for youth in agriculture with its newest member Maria Crawford…Read More

Sheep Central, May 29, 2024

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