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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.

Applications now open for agriculture student bursary
Applications now open for agriculture student bursary

Southern Inland Queensland students working toward a career in agriculture or agribusiness can now apply for a special bursary to assist with their studies. (more…)...

Drone bushfire warning
Drone bushfire warning

People with drones are being warned it can be an offence to fly their machines near bushfires. (more…)...

G20 partners to address global agriculture challenges in Germany

Federal Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, will attend the G20 Agriculture Ministers’ meeting in Berlin as a part of...

Backgrounders and lot feeders push steers to $1517 at Casterton
Backgrounders and lot feeders push steers to $1517 at Casterton

Backgrounders and lot feeders led the charge for whiteface weaners at the Elders Casterton 62nd annual steer weaner sale, paying to a top of $1517. The selling...

NSW buyers push prices to $1570 for Hereford weaners at Hamilton
NSW buyers push prices to $1570 for Hereford weaners at Hamilton

NSW steer finishers competed strongly on the top end Hereford calves at the 50th annual Elders and Landmark feature weaner calf sale, to result in prices...

Hereford steer weaners finish at 464c/kg at Wodonga
Hereford steer weaners finish at 464c/kg at Wodonga

Solid weaner sales across southern Australia culminated in Hereford steers peaking at 464c/kg at the Wodonga Blue Ribbon Weaner Sale. Buyers remarked on the strength of the...

LPA Assessment delayed until later in 2017

Plans to require producers to complete an assessment as part of their Livestock Production Assurance (LPA) reaccreditation from January 1 2017 are on hold as the...

Foot-and-mouth disease – what are the chances?
Foot-and-mouth disease – what are the chances?

Hopefully we will never see an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in Australia in our life time. That is, after all, the aim of...

VFF pushes Feds to inject funding into Q Fever vaccinations
VFF pushes Feds to inject funding into Q Fever vaccinations

VFF is urging the Federal Government to help protect rural communities from the spread of the Q Fever virus. (more…)...

Hereford steer weaners top at 454c/kg at Wodonga feature sale
Hereford steer weaners top at 454c/kg at Wodonga feature sale

The Hereford juggernaut rolled on as the run of Wodonga weaner sales opened with autumn drop steers peaking at 454c/kg and grown steers hitting $1650. Victorian grass...

What’s your farm safety story?
What’s your farm safety story?

Do you live on a farm? Is your family on a property? Are you working on a farm, or interested in a future in agriculture? Completing...

Final chance to confirm your spot for upcoming CPE training sessions
Final chance to confirm your spot for upcoming CPE training sessions

Landholders in the Anabranch, Pooncarie, Ivanhoe, Hillston and Balranald areas have until Friday 20 January 2017 to register for the upcoming 1080 and Canid Pest Ejector...