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Buyers showing signs of hesitancy at current market levels in online trading

AuctionsPlus cattle offerings increased a further 13pc this week to 22,234 head, with prices fluctuating on the previous week, as buyers appeared to be hesitant at current market levels for the proven breeding lines. Source: Beef Central Buyers showing signs of hesitancy at current market levels in online trading

Light forward wool trading as auctions resume

FORWARD wool trading was light as the physical auction sales made a relatively tepid after the Easter recess. Source: Sheep Central Light forward wool trading as auctions resume

Sheepvention scaled back to Sheep Connect event

HAMILTON’S popular Sheepvention expo will be replaced with a smaller single event over two days in August, organisers said today. Source: Sheep Central Sheepvention scaled back to Sheep Connect event

Fine Merino wool in demand at post-Easter auction sales

FINE Merino fleece prices improved in national auctions this week, reaching a two-year high for 17 micron wool in Melbourne, as sales resumed after the annual one-week Easter recess. Source: Sheep Central Fine Merino wool in demand at post-Easter auction sales

Ouyen saleyards upgrade set to lift capacity

VICTORIAN Mallee town Ouyen expects to increase its sheep saleyard throughput after a $111,000-plus upgrade that was officially opened yesterday. Source: Sheep Central Ouyen saleyards upgrade set to lift capacity

Costing a national sheep EID system is one thing…

A MAJOR livestock tag manufacturer believes a national electronic identification system for sheep and goats could be quickly costed without an expensive inquiry or consultation process. Source: Sheep Central Costing a national sheep EID system is one thing…

Meat yield and potential traceability gains in Nolan Meats’ new $20m boning room

Queensland export and domestic beef processor Nolan meats yesterday unveiled its expanded and modernised boning room, featuring technology that is already delivering results in increasing carcase yield, and laying a platform for individual cuts traceability. Source: Beef Central Meat yield and potential traceability gains in Nolan Meats’ new m boning room

Mustering safely with drones at Beeac + VIDEO

Victcorian farmers Tom and Bill Alston use drones to take some of the stress and injury risk out of mustering sheep and cattle on their Beeac property in the state’s south-west. Source: Beef Central Mustering safely with drones at Beeac + VIDEO

Applications open for Biodiversity Stewardship Scheme

Cattle producers can now apply to take part in the Federal Government’s Agriculture Stewardship Carbon + Biodiversity Pilot Program. Source: Beef Central Applications open for Biodiversity Stewardship Scheme

Feedgrain Focus: Transport squeeze lifts prices

Prices for feedgrain have rallied this week as a shortage of available trucks leaves domestic consumers battling to book deliveries, but cottonseed prices have eased on improved production prospects for this and next year. Source: Beef Central Feedgrain Focus: Transport squeeze lifts prices

What does the rising oil price mean for agriculture?

The oil price has returned to pre-COVID levels which is a good signal of economic recovery, but the question is, how does this impact agriculture? Source: Grain Central What does the rising oil price mean for agriculture?

Riverina rice harvest heralds industry revival

The largest rice harvest in three years is underway in the NSW Riverina where the industry is regaining its feet after drought slashed farm production over the previous two seasons. Source: Grain Central Riverina rice harvest heralds industry revival