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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Less is more for WOW data Monday 25th of January 2016
Less is more for WOW data Monday 25th of January 2016
In the new world of "Big Data" determining what data is reliable and what is just "noise" is vital, and the case for in-paddock walk-over-weighing (WOW) of sheep liveweight is no different according to Holmes Sackett farm business consultant David Brown. The University of New England PhD graduate based his research on the use of WOW as a potential technology for regularly and precisely recording the live weights of individual...

The secrets behind the best lamb cuts on Australia Day Monday 18th of January 2016
The secrets behind the best lamb cuts on Australia Day Monday 18th of January 2016
Australia Day lamb connoisseurs will this week be treated to an array of never before seen cuts as innovative chefs and retailers design new recipes to showcase the flavours of our favourite red meat. And the taste innovations are set to be accelerated in 2016 with new research identifying potential new cuts that can be taken from heavier lamb carcases based on an investigation into how sheepmeats are served in countries...

Wilton & van Blommestein new directors at Sheep CRC Monday 30th of November 2015
Wilton & van Blommestein new directors at Sheep CRC Monday 30th of November 2015
Two of Australia’s most successful and experienced agribusiness leaders have joined the board of directors of the Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC). Mike van Blommestein, former Vice President for Australia and New Zealand for veterinary company Zoetis, and Ian Wilton, former president and CEO of GrainCorp Malt and chief financial officer of Ridley Corp, were last week endorsed for board...

RamSelect guides bidders to success at Hazeldean’s 150th Monday 23rd of November 2015
RamSelect guides bidders to success at Hazeldean’s 150th Monday 23rd of November 2015
The Hazeldean Merino sale may have been celebrating the previous 150 years, but the eyes of the vendors and buyers alike were clearly focussed on the future, with new ram selection technology a feature of the auction. All rams catalogued were listed prior to auction on the Sheep CRC’s app, RamSelect.com.au, allowing buyers like Tim Kent, “Merribindinyah”, Bethungra, to objectively scrutinise the offering for their...

PhD training program delivers long-term industry benefits Thursday 12th of November 2015
PhD training program delivers long-term industry benefits Thursday 12th of November 2015
The sheep industry’s investment in student training is delivering ongoing returns, with more than 90% of sponsored post-graduates continuing to work in agriculture following completion of their programs. Among them is former PhD postgraduate Fiona Anderson, who has recently commenced as a lecturer in physiology at Murdoch University, teaching courses in the Veterinary and Animal Science degree programs and continuing her...

Australia leads global approach to red meat research Monday 9th of November 2015
Australia leads global approach to red meat research Monday 9th of November 2015
A global approach to positioning beef and lamb as premium consumer products is a step closer, with world-leading Australian research attracting new international collaboration. A number of leading Australian scientists, headed by Dave Pethick, Meat Quality Program Leader with the Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC), recently addressed a two-day meeting in Paris bringing together 80 experts...

Sheepmatters Information Workshop Thursday 25th of February
Sheepmatters Information Workshop Thursday 25th of February
Sheepmatters client information workshop at Cootamundra

CRC Association Annual Conference - Brisbane QLD Monday 7th to Wednesday 9th of March 2016
CRC Association Annual Conference - Brisbane QLD Monday 7th to Wednesday 9th of March 2016
The Business of Innovation 2016

White Suffolk Conference - Albury WA Tuesday 15th of March
White Suffolk Conference - Albury WA Tuesday 15th of March
White Suffolk Conference - Albury WA

Sheep CRC Planning meeting - Coffs Harbour (NSW) Monday 21st to Wednesday 23rd of March 2016
Sheep CRC Planning meeting - Coffs Harbour (NSW) Monday 21st to Wednesday 23rd of March 2016
The Sheep CRC will hold its annual planning meeting from the afternoon of 21st March until late morning on 23rd March 2016. The purpose of this meeting is to work with researchers and participants to plan the activities for the 2016-17 year.

RamSelect Workshop - Boyup Brook WA Thursday 14th of April

Host: Lukin Springs Where: 462 North Boyup Brook Road, Boyup Brook WA When: Thursday 14th April 2016 Time: 10am – 3pm RSVP: Paul Goerling 0428 676 730

RamSelect Workshop - Boyup Brook WA Thursday 14th of April
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 Training - Hamilton VIC Thursday 5th of May
RamSelect Training - Hamilton VIC Thursday 5th of May
RamSelect training for Future Livestock Consultants Interns – Hamilton VIC


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