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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Understanding why farmers are pressing the app buttons Thursday 22nd of September 2016
Understanding why farmers are pressing the app buttons Thursday 22nd of September 2016
Despite the proliferation of new technology in agriculture, very little is known about the effectiveness of these new tools in improving primary productivity and adoption of new practices. A new research project from the Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC) will evaluate the use of smartphone apps in the industry and producer attitudes towards these tools, in order to ensure future tools and...

Ram team records unlock the secrets to better breeding Friday 16th of September 2016
Ram team records unlock the secrets to better breeding Friday 16th of September 2016
Keeping accurate records of his ram teams has allowed South Gippsland second-cross lamb producer Paul O’Sullivan to benchmark his business against industry averages and to refine his genetic selections to take flock productivity to the next level. Mr O’Sullivan was impressed by the benchmarking capabilities of the new RamSelect Plus app when it was launched at LambEx by the Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry...

Sheep breeders rush to RamSelect Plus Monday 29th of August 2016
Sheep breeders rush to RamSelect Plus Monday 29th of August 2016
Sheep breeders are embracing RamSelect Plus in droves, with close to 4000 rams from 60 different studs listed on the site since the start of July. And there are already over twice the number of registered users than there were at the end of the 2015 ram-selling season. Sheep CRC chief executive James Rowe said the early-season figures were a strong endorsement of the need for easy-to-use applications that provide personalised...

UNE app development team leads the way for the sheep industry Monday 22nd of August 2016
UNE app development team leads the way for the sheep industry Monday 22nd of August 2016
The team behind the popular web-based app RamSelect Plus is already turning its attention to finding new solutions to the data challenges facing the sheep industry. The next project on the cards for the University of New England (UNE) Agile App team is to develop an early intervention sheep management app for the Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC) so that producers can ensure all animals in...

RamSelect Plus adds new precision to genetic selection Wednesday 10th of August 2016
RamSelect Plus adds new precision to genetic selection Wednesday 10th of August 2016
Producers at this week’s LambEx event have early access to RamSelect Plus, the latest version of the popular sheep genetic selection app. Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC) CEO James Rowe said RamSelect Plus features more precise genetic selection tools, as well as new benchmarking and ram team management tools.

Change the seasoning, but keep the lamb Aussie Monday 1st of August 2016
Change the seasoning, but keep the lamb Aussie Monday 1st of August 2016
A series of international tests focussed on identifying differences between Australian, US and Chinese consumers in how they rate the experience of eating Australian lamb and yearling sheep meat has revealed they all in fact have one thing in common: they love Aussie lamb. The 12-month study led by the Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC) and co-funded by the Department of Agriculture and...

RamSelect Workshop - Cavendish VIC Wednesday 5th of October
RamSelect Workshop - Cavendish VIC Wednesday 5th of October
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.

RamSelect Workshop - Clunes VIC Thursday 6th of October
RamSelect Workshop - Clunes VIC Thursday 6th of October
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.

Sheep CRC Postgraduate Forum Wednesday 2nd to Thursday 3rd of November 2016
Sheep CRC Postgraduate Forum Wednesday 2nd to Thursday 3rd of November 2016
Sheep CRC Postgraduate Forum

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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