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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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...

Elders on board with RamSelect Monday 18th of April 2016
Elders on board with RamSelect Monday 18th of April 2016
Stock and station agents from the Elders network are participating in RamSelect workshops in order to offer sheep and wool genetic selection advice based on the latest research and technology. Five Elders wool and stud stock agents from northern NSW and southern Queensland participated in the first of a series of RamSelect workshops with the Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC) in Armidale...

EID for sheep pays quick dividends at Gilgai Farms Tuesday 15th of March 2016
EID for sheep pays quick dividends at Gilgai Farms Tuesday 15th of March 2016
Implementing electronic identification (eID) and individual measurement has delivered both immediate and ongoing financial returns for Geurie, NSW, sheep producer, Eric Harvey. The eID system allowed him to quickly identify high and low performing animals, with subsequent culling improving the overall flock value by $4/head.

RamSelect wins prestigious innovation award Wednesday 9th of March 2016
RamSelect wins prestigious innovation award Wednesday 9th of March 2016
The popular RamSelect app, which assists sheep breeders to select superior genetics specifically matched to their flock needs, has been award a prestigious CRCA Excellence in Innovation Award. The web-based app RamSelect.com.au was developed by the Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC), in conjunction with Telstra, Pivotal Labs in San Francisco, and the NSW Department of Primary Industries.

Genetic tools drive success at ewe competition Monday 29th of February 2016
Genetic tools drive success at ewe competition Monday 29th of February 2016
Wool producers from the NSW Central West have been encouraged to make use of new and powerful tools to improve flock genetics, at last week’s Parkes Maiden Ewe Competition. Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC) chief executive James Rowe has told competitors that they can rapidly improve their results through the use of genetic selection tools, such as the RamSelect app and DNA testing

RamSelect Training - Hamilton VIC Thursday 5th of May
RamSelect Training - Hamilton VIC Thursday 5th of May
RamSelect training for Future Livestock Consultants Interns – Hamilton VIC

Genetics Service Provider Training - Melbourne VIC Tuesday 10th to Thursday 12th of May 2016
Genetics Service Provider Training - Melbourne VIC Tuesday 10th to Thursday 12th of May 2016
Genetics Service Provider Training - Melbourne VIC

RamSelect Workshop - Hay NSW Friday 13th of May
RamSelect Workshop - Hay NSW Friday 13th of May
RamSelect - a 1 day practical workshop building confidence to select rams for all breeds, define your breeding objective, assess rams using figures and visual assessment, prepare for the auction or selection day and invest in rams for production and profit.

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


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