Expression of Interest – 2 x Leading Sheep Regional Coordinators

Leading Sheep have two Regional Coordinator positions vacant. The positions will be based in the North/Central West and South West regions of Queensland. About Leading Sheep Leading Sheep is a proactive network of Queensland sheep and wool businesses; at the forefront of practical and relevant information and technology to equip progressive and thriving producers for the future. … Read more

Around the Camp: Leadership / Veg Management / It’s Ewe Time / Flystrike Resistance

Australian Rural Leadership Program Vegetation management – what the new laws means? It’s ewe time forums Thinking of breeding for flystrike resistance? Upcoming events eBulletins 1. Australian Rural Leadership Program Australian Wool Innovation funds the participation of emerging wool industry leaders in the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation’s Australian Rural Leadership Program (ARLP). The program is … Read more

Around the Camp: AWI performance review / Digital Shepherd / New Wild Dog Coordinators / Lousy Sheep.

Independent performance review of AWI. Digital Shepherd. New Wild Dog Coordinators. Lousy sheep. Upcoming events. eBulletins.   1. Independent performance review of AWI On 9 July the independent report on the performance of Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) was released. The information included in this report came from 110 interviewed stakeholders, 56 written submissions, a survey … Read more

Around the Camp: drench resistance trial / young Qlders China tour / EIDs / rubbing sheep – lice?

New drench resistance test trial begins Young Queenslanders perspective on China wool tour EIDs – your pathway to profitable selection Rubbing sheep – lice or not? Upcoming events eBulletins 1. New drench resistance test trial begins Get involved: A trial testing different drench resistance test methods is currently under way. Funded by Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) and conducted by Dawbuts, the free … Read more

Around the Camp: ifarmwell / everyday biosecurity / junior landcare / planning for a non-mulesed enterprise

ifarmwell – growing farmers’ wellbeing Biosecurity 101: Everyday biosecurity Junior Landcare Planning for a non-mulesed Merino enterprise Upcoming events eBulletins 1. ifarmwell – growing farmers’ wellbeing ifarmwell is a website that has been designed by Australian farmers to help other Australian farmers cope effectively with life’s challenges and get the most out of every day. … Read more

Around the Camp: Blowflies / ASBVs / Business planning / Wool4School competition

Collecting blowflies for research Using ASBVs for ram selection Developing your business plan Wool4School 2018 Design Competition Upcoming events eBulletins 1.Your help needed to collect blowflies for research As part of an AWI-funded project, University of Melbourne researchers are seeking assistance in trapping and collection of 30 adult blowflies on properties across Australia for use … Read more

Around the Camp: Business health / drought assistance / wellbeing survey / climate kelpie

Seven Questions to Assess Business Health Drought Assistance Concessional Loans Regional Wellbeing Survey Climate Kelpie – an educational resource Upcoming events eBulletins 1. Seven Questions to Assess Business Health Profitability in livestock production is no longer just an outcome of hard work and conservative business management. Modern-day agricultural business now requires a multi-disciplinary skill set … Read more

Around the Camp: WoolPoll panel / Sheep & wool course / Blowfly & lice treatment performance / Ollie’s Island educational resource

Nominations now called for 2018 WoolPoll Panel New sheep and wool course at Longreach Pastoral College How are our blowfly and lice treatments performing Ollie’s Island – an educational resource Upcoming events eBulletins 1. Nominations now called for 2018 WoolPoll Panel! Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) has recently appointed Sydney Lawrie to chair the 2018 WoolPoll … Read more