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Conference Proceeding


Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia



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Productivity, Sulla, Hedysarum coronarium, forage legume, Mating, Sheep, flystrike, mulesing, International markets, Middle East, cut or item based, Strategic Marketing, Demand generation, Supply chain management, New Zealand, efficiency, farm profitability


This session covers seven papers from different authors: PLENARY 1. Making Dollars from Merinos, David Sackett, Holmes Sackett & Associates Pty Limited, Wagga Wagga, NSW 2. A new variety of sulla (Hedysarun coronarium)for forage production in southern Australia, Kevin Foster, Ron Yates, Phil Nichols, Department of Agriculture and Food, WA and Centre for Legumes in Mediterranean Agriculture, UWA 3. Mating - Short and fast is better, Graeme Martin, John Milton, Faculty of Natural & Agricultural Sciences, The University of Western Australia 4. Breech strike protection in sheep post 2010, Scott Williams, Program Manager Animal Health and Welfare, Australian Wool Innovation Limited 5. How the West can win!, Garry McAlister, Meat & Livestock Australia Limited, New South Wales. 6. The Merino Company (TMC) - Active Marketing and supply chain management, Mark Suttie, General Manager Marketing – The Merino Company (TMC) 7. Driving on-farm productivity: the next 20 years, Peter Fennessy, Jack Cocks, AbacusBio Limited, Dunedin, New Zealand