Livestock SA has welcomed the South Australian Government’s $7.5 million into South Australia’s red meat sector in a bid to grow productivity in the industry and further strengthen biosecurity.
AgForce has applauded the Queensland Government’s latest commitment of $6 million toward further exclusion fencing to protect Queensland’s sheep flock from wild dog predation as ‘game-changing’.
Hunter Local Land Services is urging landholders to check their water supplies for blue green algae, with several Red Alerts issued in our area.
Tamworth’s 2019 Landmark Classic Campdraft & Sale, Australia’s nine-day Campdrafting competition and performance horse sale is all wrapped up – and Landmark Equine’s Hannah Murray reports that it’s been a phenomenally successful year.
With maximum temperatures comfortably exceeding 40 degrees Celsius in most of the Western region, and with the forecast for more of the same, Western Local Land Services is reminding producers about steps that should be taken to minimise heat stress on livestock.
Recent media interest in the animal and human health risks associated with keeping backyard poultry has revealed the need for improved biosecurity education.
A loose ram wandering an outer suburb of Canberra may have captured the imaginations of local residents, but has prompted a reminder to sheep producers about the importance of a good fence.
If you keep livestock on your block or in your backyard, you need to register for a Property Identification Code (PIC).
AWI has reaffirmed its ongoing funding and commitment to the company’s Community Wild Dog Control Initiative following its success and uptake from wool growers since the program’s launch.
WA’s northern pastoralists will have access to a new round of Business Improvement Grants (BIG) to boost their cattle operations.