Mandatory testing for ovine johnes disease in sheep will no longer occur in South Australian abattoirs, after Thomas Foods International elected to move to a voluntary surveillance system.
A PASSION for the sheep industry shone through for third-year university student Emily Webb Ware, who was selected as the highest achiever in the senior class for the SA Sheep Expo.
The first phase of the development of a national investment plan for weeds research and development has begun, after a consultation paper seeking feedback was released this week.
DRY conditions across much of Australia have lead the national wool production forecast down from the previous outlook released in December.
ERNST & Young has been appointed to conduct the independent review of Australian Wool Innovation by the federal government.
Price certainty should be more important to woolgrowers than the fear of lost opportunity, according to Southern Aurora Markets partner Michael Avery.
Australian agricultural industry groups are bracing for attacks from animal activists globally following the recent release of an explosive documentary which claims to “expose the dark underbelly of modern animal agriculture”.