Livestock health data captured from one-in-three sheep

National Sheep Health Monitoring Project

The final numbers are in, and 2019 has proven to be another record-setting calendar year for the National Sheep Health Monitoring Project (NSHMP).
Around one-third of all sheep slaughtered in Australia were inspected at a participating abattoir.

Briggs & Stratton Sale to KPS enters final chapter


Briggs & Stratton is free of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding as the sale to KPS Capital Partners is signed off for a cool us$550 million. The deal includes all the assets of Briggs & Stratton Corp – minus the nearly $1 billion debt it had raked up – and also includes all its subsidiaries […]

Wild dog fence extension will add another 742km in the west

Recognising the devastating impact of livestock losses from wild dog attacks have on primary producers, the NSW Border Wild Dog Fence will be doubled.  NSW Farmers congratulates the NSW Government on its commitment to doubling the length of the NSW Border Wild Dog Fence and fencing contractors may have to delay their Christmas dinner as […]

Ag workers from Victoria and SA can get into NSW with a single pass

The NSW Government has implemented an Agriculture Workers Code, effective from Friday 25 September, it will provide a single permit system for the movement of agricultural workers, contractors and farmers crossing the Victorian and South Australian borders.  NSW Farmers President James Jackson has called on the Queensland Government to implement a similar scheme to give […]