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Secrets of cow emotions

Cows that pass you on the right might be giving you the “evil eye”, according to an international study that could help cattle breeders reduce animal stress and anxiety levels.

Lifetime ewe management program expanded
Lifetime ewe management program expanded

The popular Lifetime Ewe Management program (LTEM) is being further expanded with a new 3-year investment from Australian Wool Innovation (AWI). (more…)...

MLA to host forum on red meat industry’s digital future
MLA to host forum on red meat industry’s digital future

The digital future of the Australian red meat industry will be on the agenda at a unique forum to be hosted by Meat & Livestock Australia...

Steer finishers compete on Herefords to 446c/kg in Gippsland
Steer finishers compete on Herefords to 446c/kg in Gippsland

Gippsland steer finishers competed strongly on Hereford weaner and yearling steers at Bairnsdale, with prices hitting 446c/kg. (more…)...

Drought and beef markets among hot topics for Qld field days
Drought and beef markets among hot topics for Qld field days

Drought policy, beef markets, rural crime issues and national parks will all be on the agenda during multi-topic field days AgForce is hosting in North West...

Queensland proud to be land of rising champions
Queensland proud to be land of rising champions

AgForce is proud that Queensland finalist Kirsty McCormack was named the national 2017 NAB Agribusiness Rising Beef Industry Champion in Canberra. (more…)...

Farmers welcome focus on rural crime
Farmers welcome focus on rural crime

NSW Farmers welcomes announcement by Deputy Premier Troy Grant that a reengineered NSW Police Force will include a Deputy Commissioner for Regional NSW Field Operations and...

Widespread winter rain lifts spirits of Aussie farmers
Widespread winter rain lifts spirits of Aussie farmers

Widespread winter rainfall has buoyed the spirits of Australia’s farmers, with confidence in the agri sector rebounding to early-year highs, Rabobank’s latest quarterly Rural Confidence Survey...

Last week to expose a feral
Last week to expose a feral

Nature photographers have until Friday September 2 to submit entries and win prizes in the 2016 Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre (IA CRC) Feral Photos competition. For...

Robots and ‘imi’ corn future for Beaudesert dairy
Robots and ‘imi’ corn future for Beaudesert dairy

Cows are happier and crops are healthier at the Cahill’s Beaudesert dairy since the introduction of milking robots and herbicide resistant corn crops. Matthew Cahill, who runs...