Keeping pace with climate
‘‘It’s like putting pasture plants in a time machine and taking them to climate conditions that are predicted for the future.’’
Resilient beef and sheep prices have provided a dose of relief for many farming enterprises amidst a severe drought across most of eastern Australia.
Livestock producers around Mansfield are invited to attend a free workshop that will address key tips and tools to manage livestock health and biosecurity.
Ongoing drought in many production areas of Australia combined with unprecedented flooding in north-west Queensland in February has resulted in the largest drop in the national herd in decades, according to Meat & Livestock Australia’s Cattle Industry Projections April update.
Livestock producers who are using alternative feed sources as a strategy to manage dry seasonal conditions are urged to be aware of potential risks.
With the Australian cattle herd at a 20-year low, this year’s beef market will be heavily influenced by seasonal conditions, with a strong upside if seasons improve, according to a new industry report.
South Australia’s decades-old dog fence is set for a $25million upgrade under a re-elected Coalition government.
Do you know what is laying around on your property that could be toxic to your livestock?
DNA testing will be used in the fight to save the Barmah brumbies, with supporters saying new analysis proves the horses are a unique breed.
Eye cancer, a tumour on the eyelid or eyeball, is the most common form of cancer in cattle, and in the early stages can be mis-identified as pink-eye.
Yambuna stud Redgums Red Angus has tasted success on its first trip to the Sydney Royal Easter Show, winning Champion Interbreed Bull last Monday.
The Ogden family from Wanalta has once again dug deep to support the Royal Children’s Hospital, donating 10 lambs for sale last week.
DataGene is on the lookout for dairy farmers who keep meticulous records to join Ginfo, the industry’s national reference group for genetic information.
Researchers from Western Sydney University have found a new, non-invasive way to detect pregnancy in Merino sheep through the analysis of reproductive hormones in wool.
An Undera footballer is fighting for his life after an incident during a Kyabram District League reserves game against Violet Town last Saturday.
THE Echuca mother charged over her daughter’s death in 2008 has walked free from court. Tania Walker, 35, charged with child homicide of 23-month-old Angela Bannister, appeared in Bendigo Magistrates Court on Tuesday for a bail application which...
A car has hit a house on the corner of Archer St and Stanley St at about 3.15 this afternoon. The vehicle left the road and travelled through a fence before coming to a hault. Police and CFA are on scene. The Archer St entrance to Stanley St is...
An electric line-up has been announced for the 2019 Land Of Plenty music festival to be held in Shepparton later this year. Following through on last month’s promise to bring some of Australia’s hottest bands to the Goulburn Valley, the Greater...