After 45 years Brenton Jones has retired from the livestock game.
In 1989, the Australian wool market collapsed and burdened Australia woolgrowers with the ownership of a 4.7 million bale stockpile and a debt of $2.8 billion.
Sheep producers are being urged to be on high alert for blowfly strikes in their flocks, with warm humid weather creating ideal conditions.
The nation’s agricultural think tank chief believes weakness surrounding oversight and transparency of levy management is diminishing the strength of industry bodies.
EXPERTS are reinforcing the need for producers to protect their livestock as wet and humid conditions increase the threat of flystrike and worms to sheep flocks across the country.
CONSULTANT and producer Jason Trompf measures and records his prime lamb flock from embryo to entree.
SA livestock producers are expected to invest strongly in expand their production in the coming 12 months according to surveys from two leading banks.
Young sheep and cropping farmers can learn how to improve their profits by understanding how their business design affects their business profitability, in a new workshop series by the Mid North Young Guns early next year.