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Lamb and grain prices drive commodities higher
Lamb and grain prices drive commodities higher

Higher lamb and grain prices drove the National Australia Bank (NAB) Rural Commodities Index up 1.3 per cent in July 2018, with prolonged dry conditions in...

Call for interest in providing new South-West saleyards
Call for interest in providing new South-West saleyards

The WA Government is calling for Expressions of Interest to meet the livestock marketing needs of South-West producers, ahead of the expected closure of the Boyanup...

Industry Placement Program Starts in APRIL
Industry Placement Program Starts in APRIL

Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited (APRIL) is considering eight applications from Australia and New Zealand, by producers, technology supply companies and veterinary groups, in the first...

Pimelea warning to livestock producers ahead of spring
Pimelea warning to livestock producers ahead of spring

Livestock producers in Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia are being warned to be alert to the potential emergence of pimelea as research continues into...

​Funding the WA front line against wild dogs and weeds
​Funding the WA front line against wild dogs and weeds

Producers and graziers across regional Western Australia will be able to better manage pests and weeds thanks to $1.5 million from the federal Government. (more…)...

Winter canola boosts lamb health, bottom line
Winter canola boosts lamb health, bottom line

Graze and grain winter hybrid canola is becoming a regular feature at Murray Scholz’s property in southern NSW after seeing the lamb health and financial benefits. ...

Boost to sheep research capabilities at Katanning
Boost to sheep research capabilities at Katanning

WA Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan announced a $900,000 boost for research facilities at Katanning to support the Western Australian sheep industry. (more…)...

Feed management strategies assist in challenging conditions
Feed management strategies assist in challenging conditions

Challenging seasonal conditions for sheep producers in Northern New South Wales has meant best practice management techniques are under the microscope, with Sheep Solutions consultant Geoff...

Benchmarking power draws East Loddon Merinos to RamSelect
Benchmarking power draws East Loddon Merinos to RamSelect

The ability to track genetic performance and better match rams to clients’ needs has prompted the East Loddon Merino Stud to list its catalogue on RamSelect...

APRIL projects to progress pigs and pork
APRIL projects to progress pigs and pork

Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited (APRIL) research and development projects for 2018/19 to enhance the competiveness and sustainability of the Australasian pork industry have now been...

Watch out for pregnancy toxaemia
Watch out for pregnancy toxaemia

With the recent cold weather that reduced pasture growth ahead of winter lambing, producers are being warned to watch out for pregnancy toxaemia, or twin lamb...

Animal welfare cast in bronze by Pork CRC
Animal welfare cast in bronze by Pork CRC

Animal welfare was the focus of Pork CRC’s bronze sponsorship of ‘Animal Production 2018’, the 32nd biennial conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production. (more…)...