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02 December 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Vets Welcome New Biosecurity Bills
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) has welcomed bills introduced into Parliament yesterday (1 December) which are set to strengthen disease control measures to better manage...
01 December 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Wild Dogs Survey to Combat "Escalating Problem"
AUSTRALIA – Australian farmers are being asked to complete a survey to gauge efforts working to address the country’s wild dog problem....
27 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia New App Simplifies Flock Management
AUSTRALIA – Millions of dollars of research has been put in woolgrowers’ hands by a new flock management App....
24 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Farmers Back Government Draft Report
AUSTRALIA – A government draft report set to “underpin” Australian competitiveness for the coming two decades has been welcomed by farmers....
20 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Western Australian Livestock Registration
AUSTRALIA - All owners of livestock within Western Australia must be registered and their stock identified in accordance with the relevant regulations. All beekeepers must also be registered...
17 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia China to Buy More Australian Wool
AUSTRALIA – Australia’s wool industry is set to benefit from a new Free Trade Agreement which will reduce tariff burdens and increase product to China....
14 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Australian Vets Call For Careful Use of Antibiotics
AUSTRALIAN – The seriousness of antibiotic resistance in animals leading to superbugs has been underlined by the Australian Veterinary Association....
10 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Study Highlights Benefits of Investing in Shearingshed
AUSTRALIA – Extensive training for shearers and woolhandlers pays off and benefits everyone, a cost-benefit analysis has shown....
Crop Industry News from Australia More Lambs and Stronger Prices at Australian Markets
AUSTRALIA - Thursday markets reported higher throughput of good quality lambs, says Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA). ...
05 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Australia Gets World First Sheep Worm Vaccine
AUSTRALIA – A common and costly parasite to graziers in eastern Australia has a new control method in the form of the world’s first ever sheep worm vaccine....
30 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Harvest Peak Sees Ewe Numbers Up, Lambs Down
AUSTRALIA - Lamb numbers this week dropped 10 per cent to 9,000 head with numbers being mostly made of light lambs, reports Meat and Livestock Australia....
28 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia El Nino Outlook Neutral for Australia
AUSTRALIA – The chance of an El Nino is at 50 per cent, which is still double the normal likelihood, says the Bureau of Meteorology....
27 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Industry 'Extremely Disappointed' At Being Bypassed On ID Plans
AUSTRALIA – Sheep and goat supply chain organisations are seeking greater detail on government plans for the National Livestock Identification Scheme....
22 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia New Publication Looks at Maximising Lamb Output
AUSTRALIA - A new publication has been released that provides producers with a complete set of best practice management strategies to improve the reproductive efficiency of their flocks....
14 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Wild Dog Control Leaves Farmers $19,000 Better Off
AUSTRALIA – Wild dogs are being controlled through community projects across southern Australia, saving money for many producers....
13 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Australian Wool Markets Moving Higher
AUSTRALIA – Australian wool prices rallied to a five months high last week, reports the Australian Wool Exchange....
09 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Imported $2000 Footrot Fine Prompts Territory Warning
AUSTRALIA – A reminder has been issued to South Australia sheep farmers of the dangers posed by a footrot case traced back to sheep introduced to territory. ...
07 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Spring Continues Australian Dry Run
AUSTRALIA – Cattle and sheep farmers across Australia still have to manage through dry conditions, barring central Queensland which had plenty of rain in September....
03 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Middle East Hungry For Australian, Lamb, Sheep Meat
AUSTRALIA – Middle East bound lamb and sheep exports leapt 32 and 168 per cent last month, with Bahrain being the only market to record lower volume than on September last year....
01 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Australia Exports Expected to Ease on Back of Strong Year
AUSTRALIA - The latest ABARES Agricultural Commodities report forecasts a 5.3 per cent decrease in total farm production in 2014-15....
30 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Australia Wool Output Set for 90 Year Low
AUSTRALIA – Australia’s wool production for the coming season will slump to a ninety year low, according to the latest expert prediction....
26 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Australian Sheep Market Roundup
AUSTRALIA - The following report is a collection of market summaries from the previous week across Australia's territories from analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
24 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Australian Red Meat Exports Exceed 2013 Levels in August
AUSTRALIA – This year’s red meat exports to the US have already outstripped last year’s shipments, according to data up to September....
17 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Narromine Yardings Spring into Action
AUSTRALIA - The first sale of spring at Narromine store sale saw 16,725 head yarded, around 2,000 head more than the corresponding sale last year....
Crop Industry News from Australia Australian Goat Meat Exports Double
AUSTRALIA - Australian goat meat export values in July more than doubled year-on-year, to A$23.1 million....
Crop Industry News from Australia Drought and High Prices Keep Slaughter Figures High
AUSTRALIA - The past 12 to 18 months have been remarkable in terms of the number of sheep and cattle slaughtered - the result of the ongoing drought conditions in the north of the country and...
12 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Australian Weekly Sheep Summary
AUSTRALIA - The following report is a collection of market summaries from the previous week across Australia's territories from analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
Crop Industry News from Australia Merino Wool to Go into Specialist Infant Clothing
AUSTRALIA – A children’s clothing brand known for its use of woollens will blend material with merino wool for its pure merino muslin collection....
08 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Wool Body Welcomes Ag Funding Review
AUSTRALIA – A senate inquiry into agriculture levies on research and marketing has been welcomed by wool industry body Wool Producers Australia (WPA)....
05 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Australia Japanese Demand for Australian Sheepmeat Strong This Year
JAPAN – Japan imported more lamb and mutton this August than last, as short New Zealand supplies and economic recovery supported demand....
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