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New biosecurity collective ready for action
New biosecurity collective ready for action

With the number of pest and disease threats that could enter our country rapidly growing, biosecurity champions from across Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Mexico came...

Compliance operation to target stock traceability requirements
Compliance operation to target stock traceability requirements

Sheep and goat consignments delivered to Western Australian abattoirs will be the focus of a targeted compliance operation by the WA Department of Primary Industries and...

Tasmanian producers to sharpen business skills
Tasmanian producers to sharpen business skills

Tasmanian red meat producers can sharpen their financial literacy and business management skills at a two-day Business EDGE course being held on 3-4 July 2019 in...

$100 million to improve infrastructure resilience in disaster hit communities

The Commonwealth and Queensland Governments have established a $100 million fund to help communities impacted by the North and Far North Queensland Monsoon Trough build stronger,...

Are your livestock fit for transport?

New animal welfare signage reminding producers, agents and transporters that livestock must be ‘fit for transport’ will soon be in place at all Victorian saleyards and...

Act now to prevent milk fever in sheep
Act now to prevent milk fever in sheep

Hypocalcaemia, more commonly known as milk fever, is a deficiency of calcium in the blood, with cases in pregnant ewes expected at this time of year. ...

First leg of veterinarian tour revealing the latest trace minerals research for optimal dairy cattle performance concludes
First leg of veterinarian tour revealing the latest trace minerals research for optimal dairy cattle performance concludes

Stage one of Virbac Australia’s multi-stop tour through Victoria and Tasmania has just wrapped up, and it’s been heralded as a great success by attendees. (more…)...

Work commences on Katanning sheep feed facility

Western Australian sheep research and development is about to leap forward with a $1.3 million investment in a new sheep feed efficiency facility at Katanning. (more…)...

New lamb definition to support WA exports
New lamb definition to support WA exports

A new definition for lamb gazetted today (June 14 2019) will benefit Western Australian sheep producers selling lamb products overseas. (more…)...

How to maintain farm fencing
How to maintain farm fencing

A good fence is an investment. Designing your fence correctly before you start & using the right materials will help to maximise the value of your...

First female agriculture minister
First female agriculture minister

Bridget McKenzie is the new Minister for Agriculture and the first female to hold the portfolio in the Commonwealth’s history. (more…)...

Weaver Fencing starts on Kalgoorlie cell fence
Weaver Fencing starts on Kalgoorlie cell fence

Weaver Fencing begins construction of the Kalgoorlie Pastoral Alliance Cell Vermin-proof cell fence designed to protect livestock from wild dog attacks. (more…)...