Landholders and the broader community are being encouraged to provide feedback on an Issues Paper exploring opportunities for reform of pest animal management across NSW.
Fencing News and Stories
In times of drought and economic uncertainty, working to a tight budget is part and parcel of life on the land, particularly for large-scale pastoralists.
Australian producers with cattle to sell should have confidence in the market over the long term, according to Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) latest cattle industry projections quarterly update.
Reducing the number of cane toads in Australia's tropical rangelands would benefit the cattle industry by increasing the number of dung beetles that carry out the vital job of burying dung, a UNSW-led study suggests.
Controlling feral pigs is the most cost-effective strategy to help save 148 endangered plant and animal species in the Lake Eyre Basin, and is just one of the significant findings of a three-year study led by QUT applied ecologist Associate Professor Jennifer Firn.
The recent discovery of a stray sheep, near Mulligan’s Flat in the ACT, with an estimated five years’ growth of wool, weighing a record breaking 40.45 kg, is timely reminder that good fencing is vital to successful livestock production.