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Agriculture RDA Central West NSW

2013 Lamb Forum

Agribusiness-Today-Logo-250x250Challenging Lamb, Sheep and Wool Profitability

Improving the viability of lamb and wool enterprises in the central west of NSW was  the focus of a one-day forum held at Borenore, west of Orange, on Thursday 8 August 2013.

The Agribusiness Today forum, ‘Challenging Lamb, Sheep and Wool Profitability’, brought together leading experts from across Australia to provide producers with the latest information from around the world.

Organisers were extremely pleased with the positive feedback received about the forum. Participants commented on the high quality of the speakers, the relevance of topics and the amount of comprehensive information provided, with many saying they look forward to attending our forums in the future.


2013 Lamb Forum Booklet

Speaker presentations and interviews from the forum:

Allan Wang – Future of wool markets in Australia

Allan Wang – Vertical integration in the wool market and wool

Andrew Bailey – Producer Case Study: Making it a Success in the Lamb Market

Ann Kenny – The strategic use of injectable trace minerals to improve fertility

Ashley White – Australian sheep production in a global market – the challenges

Brent McLeod – Breeding lambs to meet processor requirements

Bruce Watt – Animal Health Issues and Constraints to producing more lamb

Glenn Judson – Producing lamb to meet the market

Ian McColl – Official opening

KBehrendt_Agribusiness Today_Global comparisons

Lachlan Bowtell_MLA – Lamb retailing in a competitive market

Neil Cooper – Managing Lice Robert Barker – Future of sheep markets in Australia


Allan Wang – Australian Wool Innovation

Brent McLeod – NSW Dept of Primary Industries

Bruce Watt – Tablelands Livestock, Health and Pest Authority

Ian McColl – Sheep Meats Council of Australia

Karl Behrendt – Charles Sturt University

Lachlan Bowtell – Meat & Livestock Australia

Robert Barker – Meat & Livestock Australia