Research and Development

Growing NSW shearing school gets hands-on with politicians

N inspiring shearing school in New South Wale’s New England region introducing rural youth to a career in the wool industry is looking for new students…Read More

Sheep Central, July 10, 2019

AWI appoints Ron Cullen to head its wool consultative panel

RESPECTED agribusiness executive Ron Cullen has been accepted as the independent chairman of Australian Wool Innovation’s new Wool Industry Consultative Panel, despite AWI attempts to appoint one of its nominees…Read More

Terry Sim, July 3, 2019

Beef Central’s founders honoured with national industry accolade

THE Australian Beef Industry Foundation (ABIF) has bestowed its 2019 Howard Yelland Beef Industry Award on Beef Central’s founders and publishers, Jon Condon and James Nason…Read More

Sheep Central, July 15, 2019

Vegan activism, animal welfare and sustainability on VFF Livestock agenda

VEGAN activism, glyphosate use, animal welfare and mulesing will be among the issues discussed at the Victorian Farmers Federatrion Livestock Group’s annual meeting in Melbourne on July 24…Read More

Sheep Central, July 15, 2019

Sheep Producers Australia backs mandatory pain relief

A CONTROVERSIAL WoolProducers Australia policy initiative to mandate pain relief for surgical mulesing in Australia has been supported by the nation’s peak sheep producer body…Read More

Terry Sim, July 10, 2019

WPA director resigns over sheep mulesing pain relief plans

PEAK wool grower body WoolProducers Australia has lost its NSW Farmers board member over the national body’s policy to mandate pain relief for the surgical mulesing of sheep…Read More

Terry Sim, July 3, 2019

Matching stocking rate to pasture productivity is crucial

MORE than 25 percent of pasture productivity could be lost by not matching stocking rate to carrying capacity during dry times, according to grazing consultant Bart Davidson…Read More

Sheep Central, June 12, 2019

WA sheep producers warned about early return to grazing

WESTERN Australian livestock producers have been urged to continue their supplementary feeding programs, despite widespread – yet variable – rainfall over the past week…Read More

Sheep Central, June 12, 2019

Smaller flock and strong demand to keep lamb and mutton prices up

FORECAST drops in sheep meat production and strong demand should keep lamb and mutton prices historically high throughout 2019, with potential “additional upside” if improved seasonal conditions improve, according to Meat & Livestock Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, June 4, 2019

Saleyard trade and heavy lamb prices continue to climb

LAMB and mutton prices continued to rise in saleyards early this week putting further pressure on domestic and export processors seeking quality supplies…Read More

Terry Sim, May 22, 2019

Victorian saleyards and abattoirs exceeding 90pc EID tag read rates

VICTORIAN saleyards and abattoirs are continuing to scan electronic sheep and goat identifications at read rates of more than 90 percent, according to Agriculture Victoria…Read More

Sheep Central, May 20, 2019

Ballarat lambs set new Victorian saleyard record of $300 + VIDEO

BALLARAT stock agency TB White and Sons has set a new Victorian record price for lambs of $300 as competition intensified among export processors for quality supplies…Read More

Terry Sim, May 15, 2019

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