February beef exports continue growth surge, reaching 93,834t

Australia’s expanding beef production this year is reflected in February exports, which were up more than 23,000t or 33pc on the same period last year…Read More

Beef Central, 04/03/2024

Fires devastate Texas Panhandle

The Texas Panhandle and western Oklahoma regions of the United States face devastation due to several huge wildfires that have burned more than one million acres of farmland and ranchland. The fires have devastated cattle ranches, destroyed homes and left a blackened landscape in their wake…Read More

Beef Central, 01/03/2024

Welcoming the cattle world to Australia’s beef capital

Event organisers are pulling out all stops to ensure the Beef 2024 program provides a memorable and worthwhile experience for all delegates travelling from other countries…Read More

James Nason, 04/03/2024

Farmbot’s way forward: Retrofit your pumps for remote control

In today’s world of escalating fuel costs and labour shortages, being everywhere at once isn’t just impractical – it’s not always possible. Thankfully, solutions like Farmbot exist to address these challenges. By working closely with producers to understand their operational costs and challenges, Farmbot is at the forefront of growing adoption of remote water management technologies…Read More

Sponsored content, 04/03/2024

Animal wellbeing focus delivers results for WA lotfeeders

Western Australia’s 7000-head Kylagh Feedlot is a testament to how best practice management to create a low-stress environment for cattle delivers results – with shade one of the key ingredients…Read More

Beef Central, 04/03/2024

Last call for entries in our reader competition predicting EYCI at year’s end

There’s major bragging rights – and great prizes – at stake for the winner of Beef Central’s EYCI prediction competition, asking readers to guess where the indicator will sit at the end of this year. Entries close at 5pm this afternoon – Monday 4 March…Read More

Beef Central, 02/02/2024

Researchers create lithium batteries with cow hair

Scientists at Conicet, Argentina’s National Scientific and Technical Research Agency, and the National University of Cordoba have been able to use cow hair to make lithium-sulphur batteries that they say have demonstrated excellent electrochemical performance…Read More

Beef Central, 04/03/2024

Wagga sale 4 March 2024: Breakdown slows sale

Following a significant breakdown earlier today, only a portion of the expected 5300 cattle have been successfully sold…Read More

Leann Dax, 04/03/2024

Lighter steers and heifers lose ground in smaller 16,700 head online offering

Lighter steers and heifers lost ground, but medium and heavier weights improved in average value in online trading this week…Read More

Beef Central, 01/03/2024

Woolworths’ Greenstock appoints GM for livestock sourcing and producer partnerships

Woolworths’ stand-alone red meat supply chain business, Greenstock, has made a key appointment to its leadership team, with former grains industry executive Felicity Coventry appointed general manager of strategic livestock sourcing and producer partnerships…Read More

Jon Condon, 01/03/2024

The unique magic of an Argentine Open polo final, where a Tasmanian mare shines

I know very little about polo but what I can state for certain is that watching 10 goal players mounted on the best horses in the world in the Open final is so spectacular that if I had not seen the incredible skills of horse and rider with my own eyes I would not have believed it possible, Ross Ainsworth writes in the latest update from a recent epic adventure to South America. ..Read More

Dr Ross Ainsworth, 01/03/2024

New York Attorney General sues JBS USA over sustainability targets

In one of the most direct public challenges to food industry sustainability claims yet, New York’s Attorney General has announced she is suing a major global meat processor for committing to a carbon neutrality goal by 2040 that she alleges cannot be met and therefore amounts to greenwashing and false advertising…Read More

James Nason, 01/03/2024

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