Tag: livestock

Major saleyards project in jeopardy

The Grant District Council has been left disappointed and reevaluating the future of its Saleyards Transformation Project following an unsuccessful Federal Government funding bid.
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Meat exports continue to rise

Despite an early Easter, red meat exports in March rose 9% from last year to 182,480 tonnes, making this past month the largest March...

Saleyard bill split

Mount Gambier City Council will meet today to discuss contributing $77,000 to the Grant District Council’s Saleyards Transformation Project. The matter has been listed for...

Saleyard project ‘shovel ready’

Amulti-million-dollar project envisaged for the Mount Gambier and Districts Saleyards could be shovel-ready by April this year. Grant District Council staff and elected members recently...

Farmers ‘move on’ from saleyards saga

There appears to be little interest among the local farming community in retaining the Millicent Saleyards as a stock transit facility with just 12...

Global trade focus

Last week the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its forecasts for global beef production in its quarterly Livestock Products and Trade publication.
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Costs sharing to meet livestock ID regulations

As part of the national transition to electronic identification (eID) for sheep and farmed goats, the State Government has released details and guidelines of...

Millicent saleyards discussion heats up

Wattle Range Council has again voted to suspend upgrading work on its former Millicent saleyards. It has to spend up to $200,000 on items such...

Bid for stock agents to share site cost

The four Millicent stock firms should still make an annual cash contribution to the running of the local saleyards complex according to a Wattle...

Meat sales ‘beef up’

Shoppers are increasingly putting red meat in their trolley as retail prices push back against the inflation trend being seen more generally at the...

Livestock sector beefed up

South Australia’s livestock industry is set to benefit from an injection of up to $6.2m of industry funds to support the sector. The funds collected...

Sheep sale changes to curb footrot spread

Changes to the marketing and inspection of sheep saleyards in the South East came into effect last week. Under the changes, endorsed by the Department...

Truck wash cost opposed

The higher charge to use the truck wash at the Millicent Saleyards has been opposed by the advisory sub-committee of Wattle Range Council. The facility...

Fresh biosecurity approach

Public consultation on a draft Biosecurity Bill that will enable a modern approach to biosecurity management in South Australia is now open. The new Bill...

Bid to save farm service

Members of the rural community are looking to stage a public meeting in a bid to save the truck wash facility attached to the...