Australian Agricultural Co’s decision to hold its 2017 annual general meeting in Darwin this week will inevitably draw attention to the performance of the company’s Livingstone Beef processing plant.
The future of cattle sales in one of northern New South Wales largest cattle selling centres is under a cloud after the local council took the dramatic step of suspending this week’s cattle sales after agents refused to support its new fee increases.
Sydney’s famous Victor Churchill’s butchery will push the boundaries of retail pricing for beef in Australia when it markets cuts from a single ultra-premium Fullblood Wagyu carcase for up to $500/kg from Monday.
In the past few days the highways of western Queensland have been pedaled by everyday people making extraordinary efforts to help others.
Commercial cattle listing numbers poked their head on AuctionsPlus this week, lifting by 8pc on the previous week to 7785 head. However the prolonged dry across eastern Australia continued to tighten its grip as the national online clearance fell by 4pc to 46pc.
Imported Australian lean manufacturing beef prices in the US continued their sharp recent decline this week, reaching A559c/kg. That’s back almost $1/kg over the past six weeks – the most dramatic fall seen since the latter stages of 2015.
A pioneering driver training program implemented by Dean Clarke at Tamworth’s Hopkins Transport has been recognised with the 2017 National Heavy Vehicle Regulator – Australian Livestock and Rural Transporter’s Association Safety Innovation Award.
An innovative automated cattle handling frame that enables drivers to safely unload cattle at M.C. Herd’s Geelong processing plant has won the Livestock & Rural Transporters Association of Victoria (LRTAV)’s safety award.
NSW cattle and sheep producers will have a great opportunity to assess new and emerging technologies and how they can be used to improve their business at an upcoming technology in pastoral systems field day in the state’s west.
Twenty-seven year old Emily Anderson has risen through the ranks at CPC from station cook to station manager in just eight years. Beef Central believes she is the first and only female to hold a station management position with one of Australia’s big pastoral companies.
The total number of online job advertisements for employment in the rural sector grew again in 2016, an agribusiness update issued by recruitment specialist Rimfire Resources says. Within 2016, the Rural Jobs Index compiled by Rimfire recorded 30.75pc more online job ads than 2015, while 2015 saw 12.79pc more jobs recorded than the year before.
Quality was mixed with a large percentage of the yarding consisting of young cattle lacking finish with growers making the decision to sell before their cattle started to lose too much condition with the ongoing dry.
Senior Labor Party parliamentarians sat down with red meat supply chain industry heavyweights during Brisbane’s Ekka last week, in the first stage of Labor’s plan to map-out a strategic direction to support the red meat industry, in the face of mounting global competition.
An economic analysis has determined that up to one million sheep could be returned to Queensland’s central western region, if current and proposed exclusion fencing projects are fully executed.
Spring (September to November) rainfall is likely to be below average for western parts of Australia, according to the Bureau’s mid monthly climate outlook statement released today
Our article yesterday “Casino meeting to focus on Johne’s and producer representation” reported that an invitation had been extended to Meat & Livestock Australia to attend and address this coming Monday’s producer meeting.
The Australian Brahman Breeders Association’s board issued a short statement this morning confirming that chief executive officer Robert Biddle has left the organisation.
A business supplying horse health-care products has been fined $11,250 by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) for possession and supply of an unregistered veterinary chemical product.
Large-scale beef assets are in hot demand, especially if they are well-stocked, well-developed and come with a sound reputation, according to the latest Rural and Agribusiness Research and Forecast report issued by Colliers.
The Federal Government has made a strategic acquisition of more than 28 gigalitres of water in Queensland’s Condamine–Balonne River system. The deal, said to have cost almost $79 million, was struck with Eastern Australia Agriculture, comprising mostly overland flows from the company’s southern Queensland properties Kia Ora and Clyde.