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Take action to head off flystrike risks
Take action to head off flystrike risks

Sheep producers have been reminded to monitor their flocks for signs of flystrike and to take immediate action to protect the welfare of their animals and...

NSW livestock disease investigations following drought-breaking rains
NSW livestock disease investigations following drought-breaking rains

The worst drought in living memory and the relieving rain that followed in parts of NSW has provided NSW Local Land Services with a 'field laboratory’...

Pest animals the target of revamped national online management toolkit
Pest animals the target of revamped national online management toolkit

Knowledge is power and the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions popular PestSmart best practice management website - pestsmart.org.au - has had a major upgrade to make...

Major milestones for Aussie beef
Major milestones for Aussie beef

A report card into the sustainability of the Australian beef industry from paddock to plate has been released by the Red Meat Advisory Council (RMAC). (more…)...

Monitoring wild dog and wildlife interactions in WA cluster fencing cells
Monitoring wild dog and wildlife interactions in WA cluster fencing cells

Wild dogs are controlled on most Australian rangelands to mitigate their impact on livestock losses and the threat they pose to the profits of pastoralists. (more…)...

Helping secure the future of traveling stock reserves through long-term permits
Helping secure the future of traveling stock reserves through long-term permits

For the first time in several years, livestock producers have the opportunity to apply for long-term access to Travelling Stock Reserves (TSRs) across the Hunter and...

Boost to shearing industry capacity
Boost to shearing industry capacity

The WA Government will hold two shearing training camps over the next two months to help fill labour shortages in the shearing industry and support Aboriginal...

Stimulating international demand for Australian Wagyu

NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) is engaging with Taiwanese and Chinese beef industry stakeholders to support the Australian Wagyu industry through challenging times. (more…)...

Two weeks to go – returns due by 31st August 2020
Two weeks to go – returns due by 31st August 2020

Landholders across New South Wales are reminded to lodge their Local Land Services Annual Land and Stock Returns before the end of August 2020. (more…)...

ICMJ webinar to tackle genetic selection for meat quality
ICMJ webinar to tackle genetic selection for meat quality

The latest genetic selection tools aimed at improving meat eating quality will be in focus in the next episode of the Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association (ICMJ)...

Bluetongue virus zone extended

The NSW bluetongue virus (BTV) transmission zone has been extended further south following the second detection of BTV in Shoalhaven cattle herds this winter, both of...

MSA program continues to deliver high farm gate returns

Australia’s globally-recognised eating quality grading program, Meat Standards Australia (MSA) delivered an estimated $172 million in additional farm gate returns to beef producers in 2019-20. (more…)...