Peak sheep bodies go head-to-head over research investments
National Sheep & Wool Writer
Annabelle Cleeland is Fairfax Media’s national sheep and wool writer. Annabelle joined the Fairfax team in 2012 to nurture her love of Australian agriculture. She began as the Victorian western district reporter at Stock & Land before taking on a senior position as a journalist reporting on all industries statewide. Annabelle’s appetite to report on issues which affect the sheep and wool industry has seen her travel to many parts of Australia and abroad. She is excited to spin industry yarns during a period of substantial demand for the sheepmeat and wool industries. Annabelle enjoys horse riding and climbing mountains, and is a lazy supporter of the Geelong Football Club.
Wool industry heavyweight Wal Merriman has denied attempting to oust Meat and Livestock Australia’s chief from the meat industry’s top position.
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A new vaccine has pricked the ears of producers battling footrot in their flock, but is the new vaccine too costly and labour intensive to make a difference?
What is the best sheep type for a combination of prime lamb and wool production? The age-old question has finally been answered.
AUSTRALIA’S lack of strategic direction when it comes to the contentious mulesing debate has become more complex as two vastly different global welfare standards are pressed on the wool industry.
The Australian flock's dramatic restructure continues as Merino numbers plummet and sheep farms either get bigger or get out.
Containment yards are woolgrower Sean McDougall’s secret weapon to farm management, estimated to have returned more than $95,000 from the initial investment three years ago.
- Matt Rigby wanted a challenge in agriculture, so he moved west.
- The 1218 hectare Warialda property Geida Downs has been listed for $2.4 million after being put to auction on September 1.
- Brett and Marissa Woods don't put themselves at the mercy of saleyard prices.
- Breakthroughs on compliance costs, market access in the wind.
- Know an outstanding farmer? Nominate them for the recognition they deserve.
- The 140th Sheep and Wool Show held in Bendigo highlighted the significant contribution the industry makes to Australia.
- It is the proven performance and enduring appeal of the Angus breed that has the Probert family committed to doubling their commercial herd.
- The Mungindi Races were held on Saturday in the border town.
- New South Wales farmer Roger Bolte has called on fellow grain growers to engage with the newly established AgSkilled project in order to bolster the most crucial aspect of their business ... training.
- The biggest advantage of Angus cattle is their maternal ability, according to a southern NSW stud and commercial producer.
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