CRC for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC)

 


Forty organisations, from all sectors of the sheep supply chain, are working together with the Sheep CRC to make the possible practical. The three programs of research are:

This is the most comprehensive group that has ever been assembled to work cooperatively to shape and deliver a livestock research and development program with whole-of-industry benefits.

The CRC is co-funded under the Commonwealth Government’s Cooperative Research Centres Programme. To find out more about the CRC click here.

Each month the CRC publishes an e-newsletter which includes an introduction from the CEO, research program updates, events and other highlights. To read the latest updates click here.


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Major upgrade on the way for RamSelect.com.au Tuesday 21st of June 2016
Major upgrade on the way for RamSelect.com.au Tuesday 21st of June 2016
Commercial sheep breeders could soon have access to a new DNA test that profiles the average genetic merit of their flock. This new information will increase the precision with which rams can be selected to have the greatest impact on flock performance. The DNA test results will feature in an upgraded RamSelect app, which will also allow breeders to store details of flock rams and their genetic merit in order to make better...

Two CRCs join forces to deliver big data solutions for livestock Tuesday 31st of May 2016
Two CRCs join forces to deliver big data solutions for livestock Tuesday 31st of May 2016
Managing the well-being of sheep is set to become significantly easier for producers, thanks to a new collaboration tapping into the data science used in Australia’s national security systems. An agreement between the Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC) and the Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre (D2D CRC) will see the two groups working together to develop new data-based...

Training the next generation of livestock consultants Monday 9th of May 2016
Training the next generation of livestock consultants Monday 9th of May 2016
The next generation of livestock consultants is being equipped with the skills and tools to use the latest genetics technology through an innovative project designed to safeguard the future of the advisory industry. The Future Livestock Consultants project is funded through participating consulting firms and the Meat & Livestock Australia Donor Company (MDC) and provides two-year internships for nine young professionals...

Sheep researcher among UNE’s best and brightest Tuesday 3rd of May 2016
Sheep researcher among UNE’s best and brightest Tuesday 3rd of May 2016
Sheep CRC post-graduate researcher Michelle Dever has been named among the best and brightest from the University of New England (UNE), receiving on Saturday the Chancellor's Doctoral Research Medal at the Autumn Graduation Ceremony (April 30). Up to four of these medals are awarded in Armidale each autumn for doctoral research that is of exceptional merit and at the forefront of the respective research field.

New video unlocks lamb leg secrets Thursday 28th of April 2016
New video unlocks lamb leg secrets Thursday 28th of April 2016
Do you know your lamb chump from your lamb shank, or how to make your own easy-carve lamb roast? A new video produced by the Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC) aims to unlock the secrets of the lamb leg so consumers can understand its versatility and the many cuts it can yield beyond a traditional roast. Professor Dave Pethick, Meat Quality Program Leader with Sheep CRC, and specialist...

Agriculture ripe for big data revolution Thursday 21st of April 2016
Agriculture ripe for big data revolution Thursday 21st of April 2016
Agriculture is the ideal target for the development of new big data applications which can convert decades of research into usable information for farmers, according to chief executive of the Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC), James Rowe. Speaking at yesterday’s Connect Expo Big Data Strategy Summit in Melbourne, Prof. Rowe told the conference that agriculture was particularly well...

Animal Society of Animal Production (ASAP) Conference Monday 4th to Thursday 7th of July 2016
Animal Society of Animal Production (ASAP) Conference Monday 4th to Thursday 7th of July 2016
The biennial conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production will be held in Adelaide from July 4-7, in partnership with the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, to address animal production and welfare issues facing the future of global animal agriculture.

Dohne Conference - Dubbo Thursday 21st to Friday 22nd of July 2016
Dohne Conference - Dubbo Thursday 21st to Friday 22nd of July 2016
The Global Conference opens at 12:00pm at the Dubbo Showgrounds with displays from Industry Personal, Wool Displays, Shearing Displays, National Ram Sale Animals and a large number of stud and commercial breeders displays from throughout Australia.

AWEX Forum - Armidale NSW Saturday 30th of July
AWEX Forum - Armidale NSW Saturday 30th of July
Australian Wool Exchange (AWEX) Forum - Armidale NSW

Lambex 2016 - Albury NSW Wednesday 10th to Friday 12th of August 2016
Lambex 2016 - Albury NSW Wednesday 10th to Friday 12th of August 2016
Australia’s premier lamb industry event.

AGM/Participants Forum - Sydney NSW Wednesday 16th of November
AGM/Participants Forum - Sydney NSW Wednesday 16th of November
This meeting will be held in Sydney commencing at 1.00pm. For further information please contact Polly Ward on 02 6773 1317


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