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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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...

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...

Realising the potential of your merino business - Glen Innes Tuesday 7th of June
Realising the potential of your merino business - Glen Innes Tuesday 7th of June
Sheep Connect NSW and the NSW Stud Merino Breeders Association invites you to come along to discuss how to maximise profitability from sheep.

Realising the potential of your Merino business - Dubbo Wednesday 8th of June
Realising the potential of your Merino business - Dubbo Wednesday 8th of June
Sheep Connect NSW and the NSW Stud Merino Breeders Association invites you to come along to discuss how to maximise profitability from sheep.

Realising the potential of you Merino business - Goulburn Thursday 9th of June
Realising the potential of you Merino business - Goulburn Thursday 9th of June
Sheep Connect NSW and the NSW Stud Merino Breeders Association invites you to come along to discuss how to maximise profitability from sheep.

Sharpen your focus - Lose the passengers from your sheep business - Cavendish Vic Tuesday 14th of June
Sharpen your focus - Lose the passengers from your sheep business - Cavendish Vic Tuesday 14th of June
Build resilience and flexibility in ALL seasons through effective management practices, learning from the current season and where the opportunities are in using Electronic (NLIS) Identification. With more information, it is possible to turn tough seasons into opportunities for rapid improvement. Make your system passenger free and more resilient by building a business based on animals that actually perform for you. Not only...

Sharpen your focus - Lose the passengers from your sheep business - Marnoo Vic Wednesday 15th of June
Sharpen your focus - Lose the passengers from your sheep business - Marnoo Vic Wednesday 15th of June
Build resilience and flexibility in ALL seasons through effective management practices, learning from the current season and where the opportunities are in using Electronic (NLIS) Identification. With more information, it is possible to turn tough seasons into opportunities for rapid improvement. Make your system passenger free and more resilient by building a business based on animals that actually perform for you. Not only...

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.


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