Tool targets calf loss research

Tool targets calf loss research

Research into widespread calf loss in cattle herds across northern Australia could soon be accelerated, thanks to a new tool which alerts researchers when a calf is born and provides location details. Up to 70 per cent of the losses between pregnancy testing and weaning are believed to occur around birth, but unless calving occurs…

Global benefits from farm innovation

Global benefits from farm innovation

The Queensland Government will invest more than $1.9 million in Advance Queensland funding for agricultural innovation over the next three years to help farmers and graziers achieve better yields and compete globally. Queenslands Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy Leeanne Enoch announced the successful first round recipients of Advance Queensland Research Fellowships and…

Poultry industry catching next wave of growth

Poultry industry catching next wave of growth

Australia’s poultry industry is poised to “catch the next wave of growth”, but needs to focus on alternative strategies to capture new opportunities, rather than relying on increasing per capita consumption, according to a report by agribusiness specialist Rabobank. In the report, Catching the next wave of growth, Rabobank says strong growth – in both…