Livestock SA has welcomed the announcement by SA Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone that the SA Government will deliver the equivalent of two full time wild dog trappers to protect South Australia’s $4.7 billion livestock industry.
The Northern Rivers area of New South Wales is primed and ready for one of the biggest events on the calendar, Casino Beef Week, supported by $1 million in Federal Government funding.
Beef producers are outperforming other industries in adding to Farm Management Deposits (FMDs), with the national balance expected to break another record this financial year.
The Australian Veterinary Association’s practical tips on how to help livestock and horses cope during hot weather.
AgForce is calling on the Queensland Government to get on with the job of reforming the state’s 2.6 million-hectare network for travelling livestock rather than kicking the issue into the long grass.
The strategic construction of an exclusion fence has allowed a southern Queensland sheep producer to reclaim parts of his property from wild dogs and return it to productive and profitable sheep grazing land.
Global meat production is forecast to expand in 2018, intensifying trade competition in international markets and seeing different types of animal proteins increasingly vie for the consumer dollar.