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Rain eases Qld drought, but more than two-thirds still affected

Beef Central, 11 May 2017

The drought declared area of Queensland has reduced from a record 87.47 percent to 69.75pc, after the State’s agriculture minister accepted recommendations from local drought committees for revocations in several shires.

Breeder herd management property tours on offer to central Qld producers

Beef Central, 21 April 2017

Two innovative cattle breeding producers in north Queensland are opening their doors to producers in central Queensland to showcase their management strategies and success stories.

MLA’s ‘BeefUp’ event heading to Western Queensland

James Nason, 13 April 2017

Building multi-generational businesses and on-farm resilience in the face of ongoing drought will be among the topics discussed at Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) BeefUp Day at Windorah in Western Queensland on Thursday, 27 April.

How wide can a fire break be in Qld? Work on 10 metres, says DNRM

James Nason, 24 March 2017

Yesterday we asked how wide can a fire break be in Queensland, after a Central Queensland landholder was ordered to pay almost $1 million fines and Government legal expenses for building fire breaks up to 40 metres wide.

Record 87pc of Qld now drought-declared

Beef Central, 13 March 2017

The total area of Queensland that is officially drought-declared has risen to 87.47 percent, following more drought declarations last week.

Anthrax causes dozens of cattle deaths near St George – UPDATED

James Nason, 08 March 2017

Biosecurity Queensland is working with the managers of a St George cattle property following the death of approximately 80 animals.

Defence land buy-up could see 100,000 cattle lost to Qld beef industry

Beef Central, 14 December 2016

An expansion of military training areas in Central and North Queensland could see more than a hundred thousand head of cattle lost to the state’s beef industry and farming families that have managed properties for generations forced off their land, AgForce has warned.

Videos showcase management practices of leading beef businesses

Beef Central, 05 December 2016

A new series of nine YouTube videos has been released featuring some of Queensland’s leading graziers talking about their businesses.

Entries sought for Westech Field Days steer trial

Beef Central, 05 December 2016

Entries are being sought for a comprehensive steer trial to be conducted in conjunction with the Westech Field Days at Barcaldine next year.

‘Cattle, carbon and the untapped north’ the focus of Hughenden forum

Beef Central, 29 November 2016

A special multi-topic forum in Hughenden next week will explore how the beef industry can tap into northern development opportunities to create jobs and grow North Queensland’s economy.