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19-year-old places first bull in artificial insemination market

At just 19, Holly Anderson might be the youngest Australian cattle breeder to have a bull placed in the artificial insemination system. Empire Banks P...

Agriculture is slowly driving toward autonomous machines

Autonomous machines are a potential game changer in crop farming, boosting productivity, precision and ease of operations, but the path to market is expected...

Digging deep: value of the soil microbiome unearthed

Researchers from the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), the University of Adelaide and Flinders University have been digging deep into South Australia’s...

Better prices moderate sentiment in Australian sheepmeat sector according to survey

Australian sheep producers’ confidence continues to be impacted by broader climatic and market conditions, according to the latest Sheep Producer Intentions Survey (SPIS), released...

Research set to provide clarity around heifer calving age

Australian dairy farmers will soon know the best age to calve their Holstein heifers to maximise production, health, and reproduction. Thanks to specialist DairyUP research...

GIF and GIRDF changes come into effect

Grain Producers SA’s (GPSA) proposal to modernise the system through which funds are collected for the Grain Industry Fund (GIF) and Grain Industry Research...

Rebate expanded for electronic identification tags for sheep and farmed goats

The state government has expanded the rebate for sheep and farmed goat electronic identification (eID) tags purchased between 2023 and 2025 that do not...

Grain production expected to hit 10-year average

DESPITE a recent spat of dry conditions, the 2024-25 grain season is expected to reach a total of 8.5 million tonnes as seeding begins. The...

Weaker global beef production set to support prices in second half of 2024

Global beef production is expected to contract in the second half of 2024, providing support to global prices, according to a newly-released report by...

Demand for fodder still high, despite rain

Rain across four states has failed to dampen demand for fodder to feed drought affected livestock. Rural Aid chief executive officer John Warlters said the...

SADA concerned over opening milk prices for 2024/25

The South Australian Dairyfarmers Association has expressed concern at the possible impacts of the FY2024 milk prices released by all major milk processors. While acknowledging...

Nominate your top ag town

The hunt is on for the 2024 Ag Town of the Year and Limestone Coast residents are invited to nominate their top town. Introduced...

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Artists exhibition at Port MacDonnell

RECYCLING and nature are the highlights of the Port MacDonnell Community Complex art exhibition ‘Imagination Unleashed’. The new exhibition was first opened last month and...