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Research into dehumidification
Research into dehumidification

The Federal Government will grant $2.2 million for research into using dehumidification to reduce heat stress on live export ships. (more…)...

Grants to support sustainable agriculture open

The second round of the Government’s Smart Farming Partnerships is now open. (more…)...

Tough seasons impact Australian goatmeat exports

Persistent dry conditions and reduced supply saw Australian goatmeat exports in 2018 decrease to their lowest levels since 2008, according to Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA)...

Rapid bluetongue test to support livestock trade
Rapid bluetongue test to support livestock trade

A new test for bluetongue virus (BTV) will give farmers results in hours and help safeguard the nation’s livestock industries. (more…)...

MLA invites applications for producer event sponsorships

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) is calling on those with grassroots, producer events in the first half of 2019-20 to submit an application as part of...

Sheep exports for the upcoming northern summer

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has released its proposed conditions for sheep exports to the Middle East for the upcoming northern summer to support...

Urgent kikuyu poisoning alert for local cattle producers
Urgent kikuyu poisoning alert for local cattle producers

Hunter Local Land Services is urging Lower Hunter and Manning Great Lakes cattle producers to be aware recent rain may increase the risk of kikuyu poisoning...

Last chance to access some of Australia’s best angus genetics

Witherswood Angus, based in Taminick (via Glenrowan) in the Warby Ranges, Victoria and former home to Australia’s most expensive Angus bull Kingdom K35 is expecting good...

APRIL Industry Placement Program starts at Rivalea and SunPork
APRIL Industry Placement Program starts at Rivalea and SunPork

Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited (APRIL) has announced Jess Craig, Rivalea, New South Wales and Sofie Pridgeon, Wasleys Piggery, SunPork Farms, South Australia, as the first...

Newly established Q Fever Research Consortium to improve disease management
Newly established Q Fever Research Consortium to improve disease management

The University of New England has announced a multidisciplinary collaboration to research the unrecognized burden of Q fever in rural New South Wales and Queensland, with...

Dairy farmers get new Johne’s Disease score
Dairy farmers get new Johne’s Disease score

Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) has unveiled a revised risk-profiling score to assess and manage the likelihood of Bovine Johne’s disease (BJD) in dairy cattle. (more…)...

Drought-affected communities encouraged to apply for Tackling Tough Times grants
Drought-affected communities encouraged to apply for Tackling Tough Times grants

The devastating effects of the drought may no longer be headline news, but the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) knows that the impacts are...