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Development of New Online Climate and Forecasting Tool

Thursday, November 25, 2021
The Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO are seeking farmers willing to contribute around an hour of their time to provide input into the development of a new online climate and forecasting tool, specifically for the ag and horticulture sectors. The Climate Services for Agriculture project is funded by the Department of...Read More

Containment Areas - More Information

Thursday, November 25, 2021
Looking for more information on setting up a containment area, managing sheep or releasing sheep from containment? A range of fact sheets and further information is available, including on considerations for setting up a containment area – size of pens, water supply and feeding systems. Other documents contain information on...Read More

ASBV webinar presentation

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
'ASBV's - using the number to improve your bottom line' webinar recording with Geoff Duddy is now available on the SheepConnect SA YouTube Channel or directly at https://youtu.be/vlUK2QthHX4.Also available is Geoff Duddy's presentationRead More

Smart tags for sheep

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
In the future, Smart Tags will provide wool and sheep producers with a new way of, in real-time, tracking and gaining information about animal behaviour and the health and well-being of their sheep. Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) is currently investing in the development of the Smart tag.The AWI Smart Tags...Read More

Livestock Water webinar

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Livestock water is a precious resource. It is important to know your stock requirements and have a sufficient supply of good quality water. in this webinar Emma Shattock, Livestock Production Advisor with Elders discusses livestock water from a quality and quantity perspective. Andy Chambers of Airborne Logic and Nick Cumming...Read More

MeatUp Forum

Tuesday, February 09, 2021
Red meat producers can hear the latest regionally-relevant insights from research, development and adoption (RD&A) programs funded by Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) when a new series of local events kicks-off in March.MeatUp Forums will be held predominantly throughout southern Australia for beef, sheepmeat and goatmeat producers to access practical,...Read More

Grazing Stubbles

Thursday, December 10, 2020
Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) & Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) have co-funded the Modern Stubbles project to help producers understand how to effectively graze sheep on stubbles. The 'Grazing modern stubbles - A guide to the nutrition and management of sheep grazing stubbles in mixed farming areas' has now been...Read More

Shearing protocols in response to COVID-19

Monday, November 30, 2020
Industry have produced a set of shearing operations protocols (in response to COVID-19) for producers.  Further enquiries can be directed to Livestock SA. Read Shearing operation protocols.     Read More

Ewes in Containment

Friday, November 27, 2020
Successfully maintaining breeding ewes in containment depends on cost-effectively achieving high sheep welfare and optimal lamb marking rates. The 'Managing breeding ewes in containment areas - A guide for producers' has been prepared based on scientific evidence to assist in decisions specific to managing breeding ewes in containment and the...Read More

Ram Performance Management

Friday, November 27, 2020
AWI Change Makers Episode 3: Ram performance management, has just been released. The focus of the series continues on sheep reproduction, having covered lambing mob size and weaning management in Episode 1 and 2. It pays to check your ram team is fit and healthy in the lead up to...Read More