The brief on sheep and beef

CHAIR of the 2018 WoolPoll panel, South Australian Merino breeder Sydney Lawrie has urged fellow producers to have their say when voting opens on September 17.
CHAIR of the 2018 WoolPoll panel, South Australian Merino breeder Sydney Lawrie has urged fellow producers to have their say when voting opens on September 17.
IT’S the end of the line for the Sheep Industry Business Innovation (SIBI) project and the Sheep Alliance of WA (SAWA) after four years of State government funding dries up at the end of June.
15 Jun 18 IT’S the end of the line for the Sheep Industry Business Innovation (SIBI) project and the Sheep Alliance of WA (SAWA) after four years of State government funding dries up at the end of...
Modern day shepherd and acclaimed author from the Lake District in Northern England, James Rebanks, will be a key note speaker at LambEx 2018 in Perth from August 5-7.
13 Jun 18 Modern day shepherd and acclaimed author from the Lake District in Northern England, James Rebanks, will be a key note speaker at LambEx 2018 in Perth from August 5-7.
FOURTH-generation Woodanilling woolgrower Des Shackley has no plans to follow a neighbour’s lead and sell the woolshed.
12 Jun 18 FOURTH-generation Woodanilling woolgrower Des Shackley has no plans to follow a neighbour’s lead and sell the woolshed.
Sheep - Wool
Modern day shepherd and acclaimed author from the Lake District in Northern England, James Rebanks, will be a key note speaker at LambEx 2018 in Perth from August 5-7.
10 Jun 18 Modern day shepherd and acclaimed author from the Lake District in Northern England, James Rebanks, will be a key note speaker at LambEx 2018 in Perth from August 5-7.
Livestock producers will be urged to recognise the importance of building trust with consumers through shared values by internationally recognised CEO for The Center for Food Integrity, Charlie Arnot.
08 Jun 18 Livestock producers will be urged to recognise the importance of building trust with consumers through shared values by internationally recognised CEO for The Center for Food Integrity,...
A DRY season did not hamper wool clip test results for Wandering woolgrower Barry and Jane Edwards last week.
08 Jun 18 A DRY season did not hamper wool clip test results for Wandering woolgrower Barry and Jane Edwards last week.
Sheep - Wool
RESULTS from the first phase of a trial six-month shearing have Anna-Lisa Newman and husband Craig, Karradale Trading, Varley, excited by the potential.
05 Jun 18 RESULTS from the first phase of a trial six-month shearing have Anna-Lisa Newman and husband Craig, Karradale Trading, Varley, excited by the potential.
04 Jun 18 TRENT McLean is a young farmer keen on the sheep side of his family’s mixed enterprise in the Corrigin and Wickepin districts.
TRENT McLean is a young farmer keen on the sheep side of his family’s mixed enterprise in the Corrigin and Wickepin districts.
04 Jun 18 TRENT McLean is a young farmer keen on the sheep side of his family’s mixed enterprise in the Corrigin and Wickepin districts.
THE $2.3 trillion Australian superannuation industry’s apparent extreme lack of interest in investing in agriculture is to be the focus of a parliamentary inquiry.
04 Jun 18 THE $2.3 trillion Australian superannuation industry’s apparent extreme lack of interest in investing in agriculture is to be the focus of a parliamentary inquiry.
Sheep - Wool
AS wool continues its record-breaking run, jumping more than 100 cents in the past couple of weeks and bursting through the magical 2000c barrier in WA and Sydney, the fibre’s force is being given super cycle status.
04 Jun 18 AS wool continues its record-breaking run, jumping more than 100 cents in the past couple of weeks and bursting through the magical 2000c barrier in WA and Sydney, the fibre’s force is...
Sheep - Wool
BEST prices in 10 years for Warranine Park wool was ample reward for nine months of trail feeding according to Ellen Walker.
04 Jun 18 BEST prices in 10 years for Warranine Park wool was ample reward for nine months of trail feeding according to Ellen Walker.
Sheep - Wool
“MANIC” was the word a wool buyer used to describe last week’s one-day sale at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) where price records were set for the fifth consecutive trading day.
04 Jun 18 “MANIC” was the word a wool buyer used to describe last week’s one-day sale at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) where price records were set for the fifth consecutive trading day.
Sheep - Wool
ONE of the European premier consumers of Merino fibre is leading the way for greater transparency along the wool supply chain with its soon-to-be launched integrity code Authentico.
02 Jun 18 ONE of the European premier consumers of Merino fibre is leading the way for greater transparency along the wool supply chain with its soon-to-be launched integrity code Authentico.
Sheep - Wool
AS a part of its breech flystrike prevention research, development and extension program, Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) is promoting a booklet which investigates issues around non-mulesing.
28 May 18 AS a part of its breech flystrike prevention research, development and extension program, Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) is promoting a booklet which investigates issues around...
Sheep - Wool
FOUR WA agriculture and veterinary sciences student teams acquitted themselves well in the National Merino Challenge (NMC) competition at the Adelaide Showgrounds recently.
28 May 18 FOUR WA agriculture and veterinary sciences student teams acquitted themselves well in the National Merino Challenge (NMC) competition at the Adelaide Showgrounds recently.
Sheep - Wool
27 May 18 THEIR role in WA’s record-breaking wool industry and the importance of fulfilling it completely and correctly was impressed on 20 trainee wool classers on a visit to Perth wool handling...
Sheep - Wool
21 May 18 WESTERN AUSTRALIA led Australia’s wool markets into historic record territory recently with the Western Indicator (WI) becoming the first Australian regional wool market indicator to...
Sheep - Wool
WOOL buyers waiting to pick the bottom of the Australian dollar’s fall against the US dollar, the international wool trading currency, appear to have hit their mark last week.
12 May 18 WOOL buyers waiting to pick the bottom of the Australian dollar’s fall against the US dollar, the international wool trading currency, appear to have hit their mark last week.
Sheep - Wool
A FORECAST rapid reduction of the current WA wool season has been reflected in wool test figures for April.
11 May 18 A FORECAST rapid reduction of the current WA wool season has been reflected in wool test figures for April.
Sheep - Wool
MODERN day shepherd and acclaimed author from the Lake District in Northern England, James Rebanks, will be the keynote speaker at LambEx 2018 in Perth from Sunday, August 5 to Tuesday, August 7.
03 May 18 MODERN day shepherd and acclaimed author from the Lake District in Northern England, James Rebanks, will be the keynote speaker at LambEx 2018 in Perth from Sunday, August 5 to Tuesday,...
03 May 18 PREVENTING premature deaths and improving the health of lambs through vaccinations was a major point of discussion at the recent Sheep Health Workshop at Katanning.
PREVENTING premature deaths and improving the health of lambs through vaccinations was a major point of discussion at the recent Sheep Health Workshop at Katanning.
03 May 18 PREVENTING premature deaths and improving the health of lambs through vaccinations was a major point of discussion at the recent Sheep Health Workshop at Katanning.
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The government declared they would not act in an emotional manner and would listen to the
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Seems that many farmers will try to defend the live export of their animals - despite the
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The Live Export Industry will receive a warning from the Minister from Agriculture, a real tough
DESPITE big advances in agricultural technology, more conversation is needed for ag-tech experts to gain a greater understanding of what farmers need to enhance their businesses.21 Jun 18 DESPITE big advances in agricultural technology, more conversation is needed for ag-tech experts to gain a greater...
MURESK Institute has unveiled WA’s first demonstration SMART Farm at its inaugural Farm Smart Showcase.21 Jun 18 MURESK Institute has unveiled WA’s first demonstration SMART Farm at its inaugural Farm Smart Showcase.