The Sheep Producers Australia independent board selection process has identified two board candidates for election at next week’s Annual General Meeting in Canberra. [Read more…]
WoolProducers Australia has welcomed the announcement of the WoolPoll results today, with growers determining that 1.5% will be the levy paid for the next strategic cycle of wool research, development and marketing.
Australian woolgrowers have voted in favour of a wool levy of 1.5 per cent on wool sales to fund research, development and marketing of the natural fibre.
WoolPoll will go to a preference count for the first time in its history after none of the options put to woolgrowers received the required 50 per cent majority on the first count.
In this issue:
- SA producers urged to plan for upcoming seasons
- SA pest species submission
- Around the traps
- Upcoming events
- Wool industry remains key focus in SA
- Apply now for evokeAG Startup Alley
- Members urged to vote in CCA elections
- Wool classer registrations open
The inquiry into the management of overabundant and pest species in South Australia is an issue of importance across the Livestock SA industry. A co-ordinated effort remains the key to effective pest animal control across South Australia; along with appropriate implementation and enforcement regimes (i.e. underpinned by adequate resourcing), including adequate control measures on public lands. It is critical that the SA Government support statewide priorities and co-ordination, to bolster the investments made at the regional level using NRM levy funding.
Applications for Sheep Producers Australia’s two member-based Board Director positions close this Friday 26 October.
To tackle the escalating threat of feral deer, the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions has brought together five state and territory governments, three local councils, three universities, and three private environmental groups, to form Australia’s largest deer management research collaboration.
The Marshall Liberal Government is seeking feedback from the Kangaroo Island livestock industry and community on opportunities for small-scale artisan and on-farm meat processing as part of an election commitment.
Australian woolgrowers have only three weeks left to determine what percentage of their wool income is invested in R&D and marketing over the next three years.