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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…)...

QFF welcomes farm compost exemption
QFF welcomes farm compost exemption

Queensland farmers can continue using composts and other organic products on farm following continued advocacy by the Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and industry members. (more…)...

Manage lupin risk to safeguard stock
Manage lupin risk to safeguard stock

NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has alerted farmers to early signs of a toxic fungus which causes lupinosis, a disease which can lead to production...

Register now for Roseworthy ‘Science and Practice of Pig Production’ course
Register now for Roseworthy ‘Science and Practice of Pig Production’ course

Pork CRC will support the registration costs and Australian Pork Limited the travel and accommodation costs for the first 15 producers, or their staff, who register...

The Future of Incursion Management in Australia: InvasivesPlan Workshop
The Future of Incursion Management in Australia: InvasivesPlan Workshop

Across the globe, animal and plant invaders are wreaking havoc. Yellow crazy ants have decimated red crab populations on Christmas Island, brown treesnakes have wiped out...