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Recovery grants for farmers in northern NSW

Recovery grants are now available to help eligible primary producers who were affected by severe storms in Walcha and surrounding areas from 20 December 2018. (more…)...

Improving oversight of live animal exports

An independent Inspector-General of Live Animal Exports to oversee regulation of the industry is a step closer with the Bill to establish the position as a...

Animal welfare a key driver of productivity on Birrindudu Station
Animal welfare a key driver of productivity on Birrindudu Station

Having seen the positive impact administering pain relief has made to animal welfare on Heytesbury Cattle Company’s Birrindudu Station, Kylie Hutley now describes it as ‘the...

Mapping new opportunities for Australian farmers
Mapping new opportunities for Australian farmers

The Australian Government is collaborating with Australian businesses to unlock the value of satellites to help farmers get the most from their land and plan for...

MSA producers among guest speakers at Wagga Wagga Forum

New South Wales beef producers targeting Meat Standards Australia (MSA) specifications can hear how one of the State’s earliest adopters of MSA has benefited from the...

One month to go! Grant applications closing for innovative agricultural projects

With individual grants of up to $22,000 on offer, Australia’s young agricultural innovators, scientists, researchers and others active in the sector are reminded not to miss...

MSA producers among guest speakers at Biloela Forum

Queensland beef producers targeting Meat Standards Australia (MSA) specifications can hear from one of the State’s top MSA producers when the MSA Excellence in Eating Quality...

Showing off their features at the Royal Melbourne Show – Wiltshire Horn sheep feature breed 2019

The call of the Royal Melbourne Show sheep feature breed has got a busy Doctor to drop the stethoscope for a sheep halter. Marty Koolstra is...

Finding the ‘needle in a haystack’ with new portable DNA device
Finding the ‘needle in a haystack’ with new portable DNA device

A new smart-phone sized technology to quickly sequence DNA is being tested by University of Canberra researchers, through the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions (CISS) and...

Fauve Buckley – veterinary science student
Fauve Buckley – veterinary science student

Research by Charles Sturt University has scotched fears that pre-feedlot vaccination of steers is costing beef producers money because of weight loss in the weeks following...

‘Buyer beware’ to ‘buyer aware’
‘Buyer beware’ to ‘buyer aware’

Buying or selling sheep? The movement of livestock presents one of the biggest risks for spreading disease to new properties and flocks. (more…)...

Protecting sheep from flystrike
Protecting sheep from flystrike

A global research project led by The University of Western Australia in collaboration with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Western Australia has identified...