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19th September 2019 National Goat Roadshow
Barossa Valley Thursday 26 September, 9.30am - 2.30pm Stockwell Recreation Park, Duck Ponds Road, Stockwell, South Australia... more details
28th August 2019 Media Release: Goats sell to $308/hd at Dubbo sale
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10th July 2019 Australian Ag Immersive Technology Conference ~ 10th & 11th July 2019
Julie Petty jpetty@mla.com.au via australianboergoat.com.au  ... more details
3rd July 2019 Webinar - The booming goat industry - an introductory overview
  MLA have recommenced the 'Productivity & Profitability Webinar Series' but with a broader target of lamb, beef and goats. On Wednesday, July 3, Trudy Atkinson of NSW DPI will provide an introductory overview of the Australian goat meat industry. In 2018, Australia processed 1.7 million goats. The industry sold 21,000 tonnes of goat meat and 21,000 live goats to international markets. The total export value was... more details
1st July 2019 Free webinar: Data at your fingertips
Free webinar: Data at your fingertips Like many red meat business owners, you’re probably dealing with multiple computer programs and apps to keep track of what’s happening in your enterprises. If these programs aren’t talking to each other to help you make better decisions, it can be time-consuming and expensive. The Simpson family of Binginbar Farms, Gollan, NSW, has tackled this challenge head-on. Join producer Nathan... more details
10th June 2019 2019-2021 FARMING TOURS
Dear Australian Farmers   2019-2021 FARMING TOURS   The 2019 tours have either already departed, finalized or are fully booked.   Day-by-day ... more details
10th June 2019 Goat theft in Victoria
Please find attached a letter of regarding goat theft in Victoria from the Victorian Farmers Federation – Goat Industry Advisory Group. We look forward to hearing from you shortly.   Kind regards, VFF – Goat Industry Advisory Group ... more details
10th June 2019 Paraboss - tapeworm
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1st June 2019 Oakwood Workshop June 2019
New Breeders’ Workshop, Oakwood Boer Goats, Boho Vic, 1 June 2019   Jeff Washusen and Claire Edwards of Oakwood Boer Goats hosted a New Breeders’ Workshop at Boho, Victoria on Saturday 1st... more details
27th March 2019 Free webinar: How to get your business benchmarked without paying a cent
Free webinar: How to get your business benchmarked without paying a cent   When: Monday, 15 April 2019 7:00 pm, Australia Eastern Time (Brisbane, GMT+10:00)   What’s it about? MLA and Holmes Sackett have partnered to offer 60 commercial goat producers the opportunity to get their businesses fully benchmarke... more details
21st March 2019 school ag education packages
school ag education packages   Most resources are housed on the Good Meat website ... more details
21st March 2019 NSW Goat Conference Poster - 28th March
2019 Goat Conference Thursday 28 March Demo Club, Broken Hill 8:30am to 2:30pm   Don’t miss out on this opportunity to hear what’s happening in the goat industry. ... more details
20th March 2019 AgMemo | March 2019 - Western Australia
https://www.agric.wa.gov.au/newsletters/agmemo/agmemo-march-2019 ... more details
20th March 2019 MLA - Get your business benchmarked without paying a cent
Get your business benchmarked without paying a cent       MLA and Holmes Sackett have partnered to offer 60 commercial goat producers th... more details
12th March 2019 MLA - 2018 Goat Snapshot
Hi all   The Goat Industry Summary has been updated with 2018 numbers.   Direct link to the Goat Industry Summary (and a copy attached): ... more details
25th February 2019 Goat prices on the rise - MLA February 21st 2019
Goat prices on the rise 21 February 2019 Goat indicators have continued to climb in 2019, while slaughter has been heavily impacted by ongoing poor seasonal conditions. Find out the latest on slaughter, prices and exports here. Slaughter Australian goat slaughter tracked below both the five-year average and year-ago levels for the entirety of 2018, totalling close to 1.65 million head (ABS) – a year-on-year decrease of more than 300,000... more details
25th February 2019 Producer Survey on the Goat Industry
MLA is funding a project to work one on one with goat producers to better understand the finances of the business over time, and while they are at it, collect some aggregated data which will help us understand how the industry is tracking.   Below is a bit more about the project and the kind of information we’ll be looking for. We would love you to get involved, so if you are keen, please get in touch with Prue Francis from Holmes Sackett (details below). Feel free ... more details
2nd January 2019 MLA and the Goat Industry Council of Australia (GICA) Scholarships
Get on the TRAIL! Applications due 13 January 2019 MLA and the Goat Industry Council of Australia (GICA) are funding two scholarships through the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation TRAIL Program. The next course runs from 27 February to 7 March 2019 and young emerging goat producer leaders should submit their applications by COB 13 January 2019. ... more details
2nd January 2019 Goat reproduction project-communicatio​n request
Goat reproduction project-communicatio​n request ... more details
2nd January 2019 GICA Executive Summary - AGM and Council Meeting - Nov 18 + information on amendments to Constitution
Please find attached the Executive Summary of the AGM and Council meeting held in November.   All amendments to the Constitution, circulated on 01.11.18, were agreed to and endorsed.   Changes to note: * Associate members have become Members with full voting entitlements NB: AMIC has remained as an Associate Member * Members previously known as Associate Members are now 'commodity' based representatives ... more details
2nd January 2019 Succession planning – what to do when you don’t know where to start
Succession planning – what to do when you don’t know where to start       ... more details