MLA delivers a range of workshops, tools and other resources for sheep producers to equip them with the latest best-practice knowledge gathered from research that can be applied to improve their businesses.
Here’s a snapshot of what’s on offer to sheep producers:
Workshop and programs
EDGEnetwork workshops: One to three day workshops offering practical learning opportunities on business, breeding, nutrition and grazing management skills.
Profitable Grazing Systems: Profitable Grazing Systems takes small groups of like-minded producers – who want to improve their whole-farm performance – and matches them with coaches who share their knowledge, skills and experience.
Bred Well Fed Well workshops: Bred Well Fed Well is a practical, one-day workshop highlighting the key production benefits of superior genetics, plus feed management for improved reproductive performance and livestock productivity.
Producer Demonstration Sites: The Producer Demonstration Sites program allows producers to implement proven research and technologies in their own commercial operations with a group of like-minded peers.
Webinars from the Making More from Sheep program designed to help sheep producers increase the productivity and profitability of their enterprises.
A series of webinars designed to assist Sheep, Cattle and Goat producers to increase the productivity and profitability of their businesses.
Business profitability and sustainability:
- Business profitability and sustainability (Farm 300)
- Succession Planning
- Data at your fingertips: How integrating data sources can improve your business’s efficiency
- MLA Genetics hub: An online resource hub with producer case studies, videos and resources to help producers use breeding values to accelerate the productivity of their herd or flock.
- Paraboss: ParaBoss is coordinated on a not-for-profit basis that unites and manages WormBoss, FlyBoss and LiceBoss.
- Sheep genetics website: The national genetic information and evaluation service for the meat and wool sectors of the sheep industry delivered as LAMBPLAN and MERINOSELECT.
- Making More from Sheep online modules: A series of online modules designed to help sheep producers increase the productivity and profitability of their enterprises.