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Sheep business analysis reveals unique management options for 2017
Sheep business analysis reveals unique management options for 2017

WA sheep producers are being encouraged to think long-term when considering options for managing their sheep enterprise through spring. (more…)...

Producers set to benefit through forums
Producers set to benefit through forums

Primary industries are a major contributor to the Territory economy and a group of Year 10 students learnt about the exciting job opportunities available in the...

Don’t bring ovine brucellosis home with new rams
Don’t bring ovine brucellosis home with new rams

The WA Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is reminding sheep producers to check for the reproductive disease ovine brucellosis before buying rams. (more…)...

US imported beef trades at a discount

US imported beef prices continued to edge lower, underpinned by cautious US end users remaining reluctant to offer bids for imported product at a time when...

Productivity in the sheep industry – how it measures up
Productivity in the sheep industry – how it measures up

Productivity growth is an essential measure of performance for Australian agriculture as, in the long term, it demonstrates the change in efficiency of utilising inputs (such...

New coordinator keen to boost lambing rates for WA producers
New coordinator keen to boost lambing rates for WA producers

Albany local Brydie Creagh has been appointed as Lifetime Ewe Management (LTEM) co-ordinator, a position jointly supported by the WA Department of Primary Industries and Regional...

Pork CRC declares dividends from SA government investment
Pork CRC declares dividends from SA government investment

A 2015 commitment by the South Australian Government to invest half a million dollars with the Roseworthy, SA, head-quartered Cooperative Research Centre for High Integrity Australian...

Northern NSW breeders outshine competition
Northern NSW breeders outshine competition

All broad ribbons for the 2017 Royal Brisbane Show have found their way to Northern NSW at the end of Hereford judging. (more…)...

Live exports lower

Cattle Feeder and slaughter cattle exports were just below 40,000 head in July 2017, as Australian livestock exports continue to be restricted by a variety of domestic...

Food Price Index continues to climb

FAO’s Food Price Index rose for the third consecutive month in July 2017, to average 178.1 points – it’s highest level since January 2015. (more…)...

Grainfed export growth in Asia
Grainfed export growth in Asia

A historically low Australian cattle herd and the consequent tight supplies constricted numbers on feed during the 2016-17 fiscal year, particularly in the September quarter 2016. ...

Herd, flock recovery driving shift in protein production

Growth in chicken and pork production over the past twelve months is a stark contrast to the fall in red meat production. (more…)...