Report identifies livestock opportunities and challenges

Beef cattle

At the 2020 ABARES (Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences) Outlook conference a key theme was boosting Australian agricultural production to $100 billion over the next decade. To get there, biosecurity throughout the supply chain was seen as a major contributor to protecting agricultural production. The ability for Australian food to command […]

Biosecurity network urges care with water for livestock

Livestock producers are being urged to pay attention to the water their thirsty animals drink during current dry spells – and enjoy the payoff in health and productivity. And this also forms part of good biosecurity practices, according Bonnie Skinner at Livestock Biosecurity Network in NSW. Ms Skinner, the network’s biosecurity and extension manager, said […]