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Protecting sheep from flystrike
Protecting sheep from flystrike

A global research project led by The University of Western Australia in collaboration with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Western Australia has identified...

Facial recognition of cattle
Facial recognition of cattle

An agtech startup co-founded by CQUni alumnus Parampreet Singh has won $30 000 for its 'Facial Recognition of Cattle' technology, aimed at ending insurance fraud and...

Key strategic priorities for AWI
Key strategic priorities for AWI

Australian Wool Innovation's (AWI) strategic plan for the next three years has been published, with traceability, consultation and measurement and evaluation highlighted as the major investment...

August 2019 ABV release confirms MAEBULL as Australia’s best
August 2019 ABV release confirms MAEBULL as Australia’s best

The August 2019 ABV release has confirmed that Genetics Australia’s bull Calister MAEBULL is Australia’s best Holstein bull. (more…)...

Aussie beef: Leading sustainable production
Aussie beef: Leading sustainable production

The beef industry is not only thriving, it is achieving major milestones in its care for people, land and livestock. (more…)...

MLA members encouraged to secure full voting entitlements

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) members are being encouraged to return their Levies Notice to ensure they secure their full voting entitlement for any ballots and...

Drought-induced female turnoff reaches record levels

Female cattle turnoff has reached record levels as severe water shortages across many key beef production regions have accelerated the pace of drought-induced destocking, according to...

Live export: moratorium extends to 22 September 2019

WAFarmers is disappointed by the Department of Agriculture’s decision to extend the summer moratorium on live sheep export until the 22nd of September 2019. (more…)...

Independent oversight of live animal export regulation
Independent oversight of live animal export regulation

An independent Inspector-General of Live Animal Exports is being established to provide an additional layer of accountability and oversight over the regulation of Australia’s livestock exports. ...

New round of grants to support even more regional jobs

A new round of the QLD Government’s job-creating Rural Economic Development Grants has opened for expressions of interest. (more…)...

Registrations open for southern Livestock Advisor Updates

A new series of one-day technical workshops is being launched to equip livestock advisors and professional extension consultants with the latest regionally relevant information to address...

Registrations open for northern Livestock Advisor Updates

A new series of one-day technical workshops is being launched to equip livestock advisors and professional extension consultants with the latest regionally relevant information to address...