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Tips about compost use on-farm
Tips about compost use on-farm

Many farmers use compost and manure for various soil structure and fertility benefits. But for both crop and livestock enterprises compost use is a potential pathway...

Winter risk of twin lambing disease

As we move into winter we may begin to see cases of pregnancy toxaemia (‘twin lamb disease’) in ewes. (more…)...

MLA responds to Red Meat MOU White Paper

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) Managing Director Jason Strong has noted the latest step in the review of the Red Meat MOU with the release of...

Water opportunity flows for Dawson River irrigators

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) is encouraging irrigators and irrigation groups along the Dawson River to consider an offer by the Queensland Government to access the...

VFF welcomes tighter control of water licence approvals

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) applauds Victorian Minister for Water Lisa Neville for prioritising the protection of the Murray River and existing irrigators by limiting new...

Roadshow on new water metering requirements
Roadshow on new water metering requirements

The NSW Government will host a roadshow across regional NSW in July 2019 and August 2019 to explain new non-urban water metering rules that are being...

Potential for reduced methane from cows
Potential for reduced methane from cows

An international team of scientists has shown it is possible to breed cattle to reduce their methane emissions. (more…)...

SPA welcomes way forward for red meat industry structure

Sheep Producers Australia has welcomed recommendations to simplify the structure of the red meat sector with new organisations to meet industry, community and levy payers’ needs...

From knowledge to know-how – motivating landholders to take management action
From knowledge to know-how – motivating landholders to take management action

Professor Don Hine and Dr Lynette McLeod are currently leading one of our Centre’s key behaviour change projects looking at how we can accelerate sustainable landholder-led...

Livestock industries tackle key issues at Annual Meeting
Livestock industries tackle key issues at Annual Meeting

Members of the cattle, sheep, wool and goat industries will gather at the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) Livestock Group Annual Meeting to discuss the key challenges...

Emerald successfully transitions to local water management

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the transfer of the SunWater Emerald distribution scheme to Fairbairn Irrigation Network Limited after local management attracted overwhelming support...

Lamb springs to new definition
Lamb springs to new definition

Australian sheep producers are now on a level playing field with key international competitors, following the definition of lamb for exports now taking effect. (more…)...