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Cattle Council to receive $1.9m from MLA, project to upskill producer leadership

James Nason, 15 August 2017

Cattle Council of Australia and Meat & Livestock Australia have today finalised a new two year project through which the peak industry council will receive $1.9m in levy-funding from MLA to conduct specific project work, focused specifically on developing grassfed producer leadership skills.

Workshops to help producers understand Farm Biosecurity Plan

Beef Central, 28 July 2017

From 1 October 2017, sheep, goat and cattle producers will need to complete a Farm Biosecurity Plan (FBP) to maintain or obtain accreditation under the Livestock Production Assurance program (LPA).

Sound of grassfed cattle industry reform: crickets chirping

James Nason, 25 July 2017

It’s been two years since Cattle Council of Australia and various self-appointed grower groups agreed on a new restructure model to improve grassfed cattle producer representation in Australia. The sound of the reform process since that time: crickets.

New tool can help transform financial literacy across beef industry: Cattle Council

Beef Central, 09 May 2017

A new financial literacy tool designed for Australian agriculture can help to transform how Australian beef producers operate their businesses, according to Cattle Council Chief Executive Officer, Duncan Bremner.

More approved supplements approved for use under PCAS programs

Beef Central, 06 March 2017

Producers selling cattle under the Pasturefed Cattle Assurance System (PCAS) now have more options for feeding cattle.

Grassfed cattle restructure group meets

James Nason, 01 March 2017

The independent implementation committee overseeing the creation of a single new body to represent Australian grassfed cattle producers nationally met in Sydney last week.

Last chance for producers to apply for directors course

Beef Central, 20 January 2017

Beef producers only have a short time left to apply for the Australian Institute of Company Directors course, fully funded through Cattle Council of Australia and Meat & Livestock Australia.

Grassfed cattle industry restructure a priority for new Cattle Council CEO

James Nason, 19 January 2017

Could 2017 be the year that delivers a long-planned new national grassfed cattle industry representative structure?

Cattle Council of Australia appoints new CEO

Beef Central, 19 December 2016

Cattle Council of Australia has this morning named a new CEO to replace Jed Matz who is stepping down after 10 years with the peak grassfed cattle producer representative body.

Approved feed supplements on the menu for PCAS

Beef Central, 29 November 2016

Feed manufacturers are now able to supply ‘PCAS-Approved’ feed and forage products to producers through the Pasturefed Cattle Assurance System.