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Thursday, 27 April 2017 13:39

Pasture dieback plan

Meat & Livestock Australia has announced a plan to map and address recent pasture dieback across many parts of Central Queensland and the South Burnett region.

Thursday, 27 April 2017 11:26

Fly free breeches

Producers breeding sheep free of body wrinkle and with a bare breech are tapping into lucrative markets for non-mulesed wool.

A new study on UHT milk is helping scientists better understand Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and type 2 diabetes, opening the door to improved treatments for these age-related diseases.

The Western Australian Sheep Industry

Western Australia is recognised around the world as a producer of safe, high quality sheep meat, lamb and wool. This video shows the farm production system and the supply chain that supports these products. All grown in one of the most pest-free, disease free agricultural production areas in the world, Western Australian lamb and wool is world class.

Hear from Benn Oliver, Accumulation Manager at Glencore Grain in Australia, on how the market has changed and where our goods are exported to.

Friday, 21 April 2017 08:25

Super sorghum

In a major step forward for Australian farmers, new research from the US will result in a significantly quicker sorghum breeding process.

Friday, 21 April 2017 07:35

APVMA boss quits

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority CEO Kareena Arthy's decision to leave the organisation is a huge blow to existing staff, Agvet companies, farmers and for all those who rely on its regulatory work, according to federal agriculture shadow, Joel Fitzgibbon.

Thursday, 20 April 2017 15:25

Visa void concern

The federal government’s sudden cancellation of the skilled 457 Visa foreign worker program this week has spread uncertainty and concern among dairy industry players nationally.

In this video, NT cattle producer Jay Mohr-Bell shares his top tips for getting the most out of yard weaning and how it sets up his livestock for a lifetime of lower stress and higher productivity.

Making More from Sheep

The use of advanced sheep genetic assessment technologies is gaining traction in the Australian Sheep Industry as their accuracy and usability increases. Australian Sheep Breeding Values, or ASBVs, are one key component underpinning these technologies that allow producers to make better informed genetic selection choices.
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