Sheep: 3 of 67

Sheep and lamb production is expected to lift significantly this year.  Credit: Mark Saunders.
SHEEP

National flock set to decline while slaughter figures hit all-time high

National sheep flock tipped to decline to 76.5 million by June.

07 April 2024

University of New England PhD student Erin Smith is looking to better understand how genetic resilience can impact wool fibre diameter. Credit: Erin Smith.
SHEEP

Fibre diameter uncovers resilience insight

New study considers the relationship between wool fibre diameter and genetic resilience.

07 April 2024

A red meat delegation from WA heads to the UK with the hope of unlocking trade opportunities for beef and sheep. Photo: Pamela Lawson.
SHEEP

WA red meat delegation on a mission to boost UK trade opportunities

Red meat representatives from WA are heading on a seven day tour of the UK.

25 March 2024

The WA ag minister has been accused on failing to stand up for the state's sheep producers. Picture Mark Saunders.
SHEEP

WA government accused of having "secret" live export meetings

The WA Government has been meeting with federal ministers about a transition package for farmers.

20 March 2024

Test it: Soil and plant tissue testing can help when it comes to managing stock nutritional needs, Photo: Mark Saunders.
SHEEP

Supplementation through the seasons

Nuffield scholar demystifies supplementation.

18 March 2024

An eye on ewe:  Ewes, especially pregnant ewes require close attention and monitoring in dry times if confinement feeding is being used. Photo: Mark Saunders.
SHEEP

Careful attention needed during transitions into and out of confinement feeding

Confinement feeding sheep requires constant monitoring and carefully planned nutrition supply.

18 March 2024

 MLA reports buyers are offering discounts for unshorn lambs due to the additional cost and effort required for shearing. Image courtesy of Meat & Livestock Australia.
SHEEP

Shearer shortages impact lamb prices

MLA reports discerning buyers are offering discounts on unshorn lambs at saleyards.

15 March 2024

 Lamb and mutton prices should rebound later this year, according to Rural Bank's latest outlook. Photo: Mark Saunders.
SHEEP

Lamb and mutton prices continue to soften

Lamb and mutton prices have slipped but Rural Bank expects them to pick up later in the year.

12 March 2024

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Utrisha N: The new biostimulant boosting broadacre yield potential

Extensive trials conducted across Australia show boosted yields in a wide range of

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Maximise your nitrogen use efficiency

Losing nitrogen to the environment can be costly.

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Safety first for the year ahead

Since 1870, Blundstone, have supported & protecting farmers across Australia from

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Precise and Productive Seeding Equipment

The success of next year's harvest begins now, with strong preparation and planning.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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Research Report: High Horsepower Tractors

Kondinin Group has rounded up some real broadacre muscle in this Research Report - looking at 447kW (600hp)-plus tractors.

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Research Report: Sheds

Sheds play a vital role in farming, offering shelter and protection for people, machinery, livestock and valuable inputs like chemicals and fertiliser.

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Research Report: Harvest Weed Seed Mills

The Report includes a round up of commercially-available batching plants as well as farmer-made approaches.

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Research Report: Agritechnica 2023

Kondinin Group’s Mark Saunders, Ben White and Josh Giumelli went to Agritechnica, Germany. This report covers the key award winners from the event and some of the latest autonomous platforms displayed.