Chinese investor secures Nimboy | New Zealand investors buy into Western Qld | Paraway’s backgrounding role for Moira Runda
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As the Consolidated Pastoral Co property portfolio sale process continues, vendors Terra Firma are keeping their options open about selling the assets as a single line, or breaking up the business.
Cattle export prices in northern Australia have staged a gradual rise since early June, the first sustained price increase for export cattle in close to two years.
Airline catering is a competitive world where a well-received menu item will often see a rival carrier up the ante. Wagyu for first and business class is one such premium ingredient, with an international airline recently introducing Australian Wagyu burgers and shortribs to its in-flight menu.
World supply and demand factors, and changes in currency exchange rates, appear to be the main drivers behind a $60/t hike in the price of urea in recent weeks.
A weak low pressure system over Victoria produced moderate falls in southeastern South Australia and western Victoria, while a series of cold fronts tracked across the south, generating moderate falls along the South West Land Division in Western Australia, and in western and northern Tasmania.
The overall quality of the young light weight cattle was not up to the standard of the previous sale and this was reflected in average prices.
In this week’s genetics review, guest editor Wayne Upton examines the value of the Bull Breeding Soundness Evaluation, and the development of new EBVs for female fertility
As eastern Australia’s drought wears on into the second half of the year, challenges continue to emerge which highlight the impact that such conditions can have on Australian beef’s competitiveness in a globalised meat industry. Cow weights – or the lack of them – are starting to impact processing efficiency in southern states.
A significant grazing property purchase on Queensland’s western Darling Downs will play an important backgrounding role for new owner Paraway Pastoral Co, for company cattle heading to nearby feedlots.
The Australian cattle market is getting close to completing its current price cycle, and October could be the end point, or market low, independent analyst Simon Quilty predicts in his latest analysis on Beef Central.
A comprehensive analysis of how new ideas and new technologies are reshaping cattle production all over the world, from Alltech’s chief innovation officer Aidan Connolly.
Prices varied amongst categories with lighter weight secondary cattle bearing the brunt of a price correction.
An alliance of agricultural manufacturers, including red meat processors, sees a push towards bipartisan political support as a positive step in ensuring that energy generators and retailers, and their customers, have a level of policy certainty around the energy market in which they participate.
Australian cattle exports are running 23 percent higher year on year, with 487,215 cattle exported from January 1 to June 30.
The statistics tell a disturbing story – farms remain among the most dangerous workplaces in Australia with 68 on-farm fatalities in 2017, and another 179 non-fatal on-farm injuries.
Two airlines have encountered an industry and political backlash in the past week for changes to in-flight menus that appeal to vegan hype.
Australian beef will be promoted as a quick and easy meal option as part of the industry’s latest domestic winter beef marketing campaign.
With anticipated lack of numbers heading into spring, a number of feedlots were active on AuctionsPlus this week, looking at lighter stock to shore-up feeder supply. Heifer prices in all weight categories trended down, while most steer categories were slightly stronger in value.