Melissa Henry - a colourful yarn

Melissa Henry - a colourful yarn

Melissa Henry has found her niche in the sheep industry with a little help from Sauvignon and Shiraz. The long crimped staples of wool are a rich chocolate brown, contrasting with the red, white and blue of a Champion ribbon. It is March 2016 and Melissa Henry has returned from another successful Royal Canberra Show…

Mike Weise GM Jersey Australia

Mike Weise GM Jersey Australia

Jersey Australia’s board of management is delighted to announce that Mike Weise has accepted the role of General Manager. Mike comes to Jersey Australia with 28 years of experience in the dairy industry in Australia, the UK and Ireland. He started his career milking Jerseys, Shorthorns and Holstein Friesians and served as Executive Officer of…

Cheers! Here's to gluten-free barley beer

Cheers! Here's to gluten-free barley beer

CSIRO’s Kebari barley has been used to make the world’s first commercially produced, full flavoured, barley-based gluten-free beer. This is especially good news for people with coeliac disease who could soon enjoy a greater variety of foods and beverages thanks to work by Australian scientists. German beer brewing company, Radeberger has used Kebari barley to…

Rich pastures for growth

Rich pastures for growth

Investment in northern agriculture central focus of the Northern Australia Food Futures conference in Darwin. CSIRO researchers will join more than 300 industry and government representatives to discuss the sustainable development of the north. Northern Australia, comprising 40 per cent of Australia’s land mass, is already the world’s fifth largest beef and sugar exporter, with…