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Cluckingham Palace is the chicken coop fit for a queen

More and more animal enthusiasts are adding chooks to their families, and some are even building amazing chicken coops for them to live in. Source: ABC Livestock Cluckingham Palace is the chicken coop fit for a queen

XE Market Analysis: North America – Jul 03, 2020

The main dollar pairings and crosses have mostly been holding within their respective Thursday ranges. The dollar itself consolidated its post-payrolls gains, while stock markets in Asia-Pacific rallied, though European equities retreated, having yesterday reacted to the U.S. jobs report. Yesterday’s data affirmed a solid employment rebound that’s been seen in the U.S. over May… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: Europe – Jul 03, 2020

Little change on the forex front, with the main dollar pairings and crosses holding within their respective Thursday ranges. The dollar itself consolidated its post-payrolls gains, while stock markets in Asia-Pacific extended the rally in global asset markets following the affirmation of a solid employment rebound in the U.S. in June. The narrow trade-weighted USD… Read more »

Search starts soon for 2021 Zanda McDonald Award winner

Young industry stakeholders aged 21- 35 who are living and working in the agriculture sector in either Australia or New Zealand are invited to nominate for the 2021 Zanda McDonald Award. Source: Beef Central Search starts soon for 2021 Zanda McDonald Award winner

Composite and terminal sires in demand as wool prices flounder

Composite and terminal sires could be in hot demand this spring as Merino producers consider turning their backs on fibre production. Source: Sheep Central Composite and terminal sires in demand as wool prices flounder

Two directors being sought for SPA board

Nominations have opened for two Sheep Producers Australia board positions, to be decided at this year’s annual general meeting in November. Source: Sheep Central Two directors being sought for SPA board

Science forum seeks solutions to pasture dieback

A recent Pasture Dieback Science Forum was an opportunity for further collaboration among researchers and red meat industry groups as work continues to find solutions to the destructive pasture dieback condition, for which mealybug is the leading suspect. Source: Beef Central Science forum seeks solutions to pasture dieback

New-look logo, website for Droughtmaster breed

Having recently completed a three-year strategic plan, Droughtmaster seedstock producers have this week launched a new breed logo, and updated website. Source: Beef Central New-look logo, website for Droughtmaster breed

Recruitment: The importance of hiring for good cultural fit

Like people, business organisations have personality. Regardless of whether an agribusiness employs one or two staff, or 25, corporate culture defines the collective values, beliefs, attitudes and behaviours shared by a group of people who work together. Source: Beef Central Recruitment: The importance of hiring for good cultural fit

Live Export: Court victory for northern cattle industry

The Federal Court judgment that the Commonwealth Government’s 2011 live-export ban to Indonesia was unlawful, has been a major victory for the northern cattle industry. Lucy Barbour speaks to Lead Plaintiff in the case, Emily Brett. Source: ABC Beef Cattle Live Export: Court victory for northern cattle industry