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Research grant to help improve stress resilience in pigs
Research grant to help improve stress resilience in pigs

Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited, The University of Melbourne, The University of Queensland, SunPork Solutions and Rivalea Australia have secured an Australian Research Council Linkage grant...

Rebates for water smart NSW farmers
Rebates for water smart NSW farmers

The Federal and New South Wales Governments are working together to deliver $12 million in Federal rebates so drought affected livestock farmers can buy and upgrade...

AusScan energising feed grain evaluation
AusScan energising feed grain evaluation

AusScan calibrations for pig faecal digestible energy and ileal DE for cereal grains have been upgraded on completion of Pork CRC Project 4B-117, ‘Strengthening the AusScan...

Lambing rates defy challenging season
Lambing rates defy challenging season

There was a minor reduction in lamb production across Western Australia in 2018, defying expectations of a significant drop as a result of challenging seasonal conditions. ...

Live exports: Littleproud demands technology timeline
Live exports: Littleproud demands technology timeline

Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud has written to the Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council demanding to know how quickly vital new technology can be installed on live...

LambEx announces location, chair for 2020 conference

Australia’s premier sheep and wool conference LambEx is bound for Melbourne in 2020 and will be chaired by experienced farmer and agribusiness professional Georgina Gubbins. (more…)...

Potential premium for farmers as Minister expands definition of grain fed beef
Potential premium for farmers as Minister expands definition of grain fed beef

Beef farmers will now be able to market their cattle as “Grain Fed Finished” after feeding them grain for 35 days before sale or export, and...

WAFarmers supportive of live sheep trade moratorium
WAFarmers supportive of live sheep trade moratorium

WAFarmers is supportive of the new three-month moratorium in sheep shipments to the Middle East during the Northern Hemisphere summer, endorsed by the members of the...

Last chance to speak up on cattle lay pregnancy testing
Last chance to speak up on cattle lay pregnancy testing

AgForce is urging Queensland cattle producers to have their say on the need for increased access to reliable and affordable pregnancy testing services before a QLD...

Merino bloodlines powerhouse
Merino bloodlines powerhouse

A new report has delivered important information to Merino breeders with implications for the profitability and performance of 73 Merino bloodlines. (more…)...

Fluffy story prompts serious fencing reminder
Fluffy story prompts serious fencing reminder

A loose ram wandering an outer suburb of Canberra may have captured the imaginations of local residents, but has prompted a reminder to sheep producers about...

Q fever vaccination opportunities for Hunter producers
Q fever vaccination opportunities for Hunter producers

Hunter Local Land Services is working with local health providers to help producers access Q Fever vaccinations. (more…)...