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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.

One year on, clear roof shelter proves its worth for dairy farm
One year on, clear roof shelter proves its worth for dairy farm

Australia’s first clear-roofed deep-litter cow shelter has proven its worth during its first year of operation, helping a south-west Victorian dairy farm to better pasture, production...

Used equipment delivers great value for savvy farmers
Used equipment delivers great value for savvy farmers

Specialist lender GoGetta Equipment Funding has released a snapshot of the used agricultural equipment market that shows that farmers are buying and selling secondhand machinery worth...

Tool targets calf loss research
Tool targets calf loss research

Research into widespread calf loss in cattle herds across northern Australia could soon be accelerated, thanks to a new tool which alerts researchers when a calf...

Seasonal conditions right for a Pimelea comeback
Seasonal conditions right for a Pimelea comeback

With an unseasonally wet winter following some dry times, the conditions are ideal for Pimelea plants to be in abundance, posing a serious threat to cattle. ...

Updates look to sharpen the sheep business
Updates look to sharpen the sheep business

Exploring the pragmatic economic thinking of former Western Australian politician and pastoralist, Charles Harper, and its influence in today’s society, is the subject of research undertaken...

Giving a voice to South Australian rural youth
Giving a voice to South Australian rural youth

The formation of an agri-political platform for youth in South Australia is on the agenda for NAB Agribusiness Rising Champion finalist Hannah Marshall. According to Ms Marshall...

Hereford sales set cracking pace with record average $11,700

The northern spring whiteface bull sales have got underway with a roar, hitting a top of $70,000 and setting a national on-property record average price of...

Hereford beef wins bronze medal in Australian Food Awards
Hereford beef wins bronze medal in Australian Food Awards

One of the first Hereford herds to earn Pasturefed Cattle Assurance System certification has won a bronze medal in the 2016 Australian Food Awards. Greg and Lauren...

Get in on the action at Australia’s top lamb event
Get in on the action at Australia’s top lamb event

All sectors of the sheep industry will converge on Albury for LambEx 2016 from August 10 to 12 2016 to celebrate all that is great about...