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The Shed Online
Online Social Community For Men

Online LivestockThe Shed Online is an online social community for men, founded by beyondblue, The Movember Foundation and the Australian Men’s Shed Association. Like the original Men’s Sheds, The Shed Online is a place for men to socialise, network, make friends and share skills. It aims to recreate the atmosphere of “real life” Men Sheds – a safe space where men can feel confident to discuss and exchange information. The Shed Online aims to foster a sense of community and build men’s social networks.

40,000 Cattle At Cloncurry Yards
Early Signs Of Big Year For Queensland's Second Largest Cattle-Handling Facility

40,000 Cattle At Cloncurry YardsThis year already more than 40,000 head of cattle have moved through the Cloncurry Saleyards, the second largest cattle-handling facility in Queensland. Dustin and his brother James Keyes have been managing the yards since January. Dustin said early signs were pointing towards another big year.

2016 Angus National Conference
Converting Opportunity To Profit

2016 Angus National ConferenceThe 2016 Angus National Conference is being held in Albury on 19-20 May. The program boasts an impressive line-up of high-level speakers from a diverse range of backgrounds. There will be a wide range of industry trade stands on site, including animal health, software, genetics, export and farm supply companies to cater for all your needs.

Dubbo State Show
Well Over 800 Sheep From Up To 16 Different Breeds Penned By Approximately 100 Exhibitors

2016 Angus National ConferenceWell over 800 sheep from up to 16 different breeds penned by approximately 100 Exhibitors. The most number of sheep competing over two days in one place each year anywhere in New South Wales. A committee, open to anyone interested, meets twice a year to prepare for the show. The week leading up to the show is spent in preparation of the shed with a major working bee on the Wednesday prior to the show when the pens are finalised, straw put around, signs erected and generally getting ready for the sheep to arrive Thursday afternoon.

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The Australian Kelpie
New Book Looks At Mysterious Origins Of World-Famous Working Dog

The Australian KelpieThe Australian kelpie is acclaimed as the best all-round stock dog in the world, but the breed's origins have long been shrouded in mystery — now a new book claims to have found some vital answers to its ancestry, including proof of a dash of dingo in its DNA. If you have ever watched a kelpie at work and noted similarities to Australia's native dog, the association is more than coincidental.

Senate Must Prioritise Water Bill
Ppositive Strides Toward Improving The Murray Darling Basin Plan

Senate Must Prioritise Water BillThe Water Amendment Bill 2015 makes positive strides toward improving the Murray Darling Basin Plan, providing much needed flexibility. It is essential that the Australian Senate passes the Bill when it returns to Canberra for its sitting starting 18 April. If the Bill does not pass before the election it will face significant delay, to the detriment of communities and industries in the Murray Darling Basin.

Herefords Australia
Herefords Top Yearling Steer Category at Cold Country

Herefords AustraliaHereford steers topped the yearling cattle prices at the Central Tablelands Livestock Exchange weaner sale on Friday at Carcoar. A total of 6560 mixed sex weaners and grown cattle were yarded for the 2016 fixture, drawing buyers from Queensland, NSW and Victoria. Sponsored by Herefords Australia, the champion pen of Hereford steers was won by Maria, Ric and Alf Cocco, “Kareela’’, Tarana, for their 299kg steer weaners, six to seven months, and returning 341c/kg or $1020.

Sprys Shorthorns
52nd Anniversary Bull & Genetics Sale

Herefords Australia22nd April, 2016 on property “Ardlui” Wagga Wagga Commencing at 1pm

Lot 1-8b - Heifers & Genetic Packages Shorthorns
Lots 9 - Yearling Bull Shorthorn
Lots 10-29 - Spring 2014 drop Shorthorn Bulls
Lots 30-37 - Spring 2014 drop Angus Bulls
Lots 38-55 - Spring 2014 drop Shorthorn Bulls
Lots 56-60 - 2 Year Old Shorthorn Bulls

Farm Style
Lifestyle & Rural

Bright Wool Future
Wool Conference Highlights Bright Industry Outlook Despite Major Slump In Production

Bright Wool FutureMore than 400 people converged on Sydney this week to discuss the latest wool trends, innovations and what the future will bring for the industry. Wool production is at a 70 year low globally, but is still out-performing most other commodities. While a drop in supply can mean good things for prices, International Wool Textile Organisation chairman Chris Wilcox said that global demand will drive what happens to prices in the next 12 months.

Beef CRC
About The Beef CRC Legacy Website

Beef CRC The Beef CRC website provides archival access to research and outcomes of the Cooperative Research Centre for Beef Genetic Technologies (2005-2012), which was established under the Australian Government’s Cooperative Research Centre programme to address key issues in the Australian beef industry.

Men In Rural And Remote Areas
What Causes Anxiety And Depression In Men?

Men In Rural And Remote AreasIsolation and difficulty accessing services are some of the challenges faced by men living in rural and remote communities. For those making a living from the land, there is some evidence to suggest that the farm environment is hazardous to mental health, with farmers experiencing high rates of stress and depression. In Australia, male farmers die by suicide at rates significantly higher than the general population and non-farming rural males.

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The National Farmers' Federation (NFF)
Farmers Urge Government To Scrap The RSRT

The National Farmers' Federation (NFF)The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has backed the findings of two reports recommending the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) be abolished, and called on the Coalition Government to act quickly to protect thousands of rural businesses from financial ruin. The RSRT has made two enforceable orders since its establishment in 2012. The first order imposes onerous record keeping requirements, while the second order increases commercial transport rates by up to 350 per cent and prices most long distance owner drivers out of work from Monday, 4 April 2016.

NSW Farmers
Reform Of Food Labelling Laws Welcomed By NSW Farmers

NSW FarmersNSW Farmers has welcomed an agreement reached between the states and territories to reform country of origin food labelling laws. The association said the new laws would provide genuine transparency to consumers on where their food originates from. NSW Farmers President Derek Schoen said: “We are pleased by the latest decision from government to finalise the proposed country of origin labelling law changes.” “It is important that Australian families have the appropriate information available when purchasing food and that it is presented in a clear and understandable way.”

The Queensland Farmers Federation
So Much For Stable Power Prices!

The Queensland Farmers FederationThe Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) President, Stuart Armitage, today said that the Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) did not appear to have read media statements by the Premier and the Energy Minister in October last year that there was a prospect of ‘stable electricity prices over the next few years’.

Primary Producers SA
Pork SA Is The Peak Industry Organisation Representing Pork Producers And Agribusinesses

Primary Producers SAPork SA is the peak industry organisation representing pork producers and agribusinesses associated with the South Australian pork industry. Pork SA aims to provide leadership, policy, advocacy and services to support the SA pork industry. Membership of Pork SA is free to producers who pay levies into the Pig Industry Fund. Producer members are also able to nominate associate members, again with no joining fee, in the anticipation that farm managers and staff will join Pork SA and keep informed about their industry.

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The Western Australian Farmers Federation
New Ag Minister Presents Opportunity For Greater Engagement

Text HereThe appointment of the Hon Dean Nalder as Minister for Agriculture and Food, in addition to his duties as Minister for Transport, will be followed with interest by WAFarmers. WAFarmers President Tony York said the loss of dedicated Ministers for Agriculture and Transport was disappointing. “Agriculture has become a key focus of the state’s political agenda in recent years, and the appointment of one singular Minister for two portfolios, while potentially complex, offers an opportunity to approach agricultural and transport issues from a different perspective,” Mr York said.

The Victorian Farmers Federation
Full Steam Ahead For Murray Basin Rail And Road Upgrades

The Victorian Farmers FederationThe Federal Government has committed $220 million towards upgrading Victoria’s Murray Basin rail freight network and delivered another $345m of new money towards the state’s rural and regional roads. Victorian Farmers Federation President Peter Tuohey said farmers were grateful to see a total of $565 million pumped into Victoria’s rural supply-chain infrastructure. “Full credit to the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Infrastructure Minister Darren Chester for delivering these much needed infrastructure projects to Victoria,” Mr Tuohey said. “The VFF has campaigned for decades for freight rail upgrades, especially in Victoria’s north west.”

Tasmanian Farmers & Graziers Association
King Island Funding Boost Welcomed

Tasmanian Farmers & Graziers AssociationTasmania’s peak farming organisation has commended the State Government for its continued investment in the King Island agricultural community. Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association (TFGA) CEO Peter Skillern said that King Island, like many other small communities in and around the State, had been hit hard by the recent dry conditions. “The new initiatives announced will not only bring extra employment to the community, but assist to ensure the ongoing sustainability of agriculture on King Island,’’ he said.

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Helping Our Local Farmers
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Online LivestockOnline Livestock is dedicated to helping our local Aussie farmers. If you have a product or service that you would like us to help you promote please contact us today. We have many options that are cost free and simply done on a good will basis. We believe strongly in building a passionate community that supports each another in tough times.

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