Weekly property review: Are EOI campaigns still relevant?

After failing to sell earlier via expressions of interest, a notable number of grazing properties have returned to the market in 2024 with a price tag attached. It begs the question – are EOI campaigns relevant in the current consolidating market?..Read More

Property editor Linda Rowley, 28/02/2024

Big turnaround in Southern Qld/Northern NSW property prospects since October

Herron Todd White’s Darling Downs-based director Bart Bowen provided this summary of property market prospects in the Southern Qld/Northern NSW region ….  ..Read More

Beef Central, 28/02/2024

People on the Move: Appointments, retirements, achievements

New chair, staff movements for CPC | Key livestock staff changes for JBS | TFI appoints feedlot GM for expanded Southern Cross yard | AA Co sees board and senior management changes | New Group Manager for ISC Operations | Leading the charge towards net zero in agriculture | MLA staff notch up 25 years’ service..Read More

Jon Condon, 28/02/2024

Entries about to close 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 young cattle price indicator will sit at the end of this year. Entries close soon…Read More

Beef Central, 02/02/2024

Livestock industries condemn Govt’s surprise move on biosecurity levy

Australia’s livestock industries have reacted angrily to the Albanese Government’s persistence with biosecurity levy legislation today, despite broad industry disapproval…Read More

Terry Sim, 28/02/2024

Weekly kill: Slaughter rates continue to climb, as year unfolds

The national slaughter statistics for the week ended Friday show last week was the largest adult cattle kill for the year so far, hitting 127,465 head. Apart from a brief rush later last year due to dry conditions pushing extra cattle to market, it’s the biggest national kill seen since the tail-end of the drought in May 2020…Read More

Jon Condon, 28/02/2024

National Feedbase Summary 28 February 2024

There has been a gradual improvement in Total Standing Dry Matter levels nationally in the past two weeks…Read More

Al Rayner, Cibo Labs, 28/02/2024

Climate targets present opportunities for ag, Wilmot field day hears + PHOTOS

As the Australian Government continues to pursue ambitious targets to reduce emissions, one of the countries biggest agricultural investors has called for the industry to embrace the changes ahead and look for the opportunities a low emissions economy may provide…Read More

Eric Barker, 28/02/2024

Roma sale 27 Feb 2024: Yarding lifts slightly to 5734 head

All the regular processors, feedlotters and backgrounders present and active with the well bred lines receiving the most attention…Read More

Beef Central, 28/02/2024

Weekly genetics review: Where are we heading with structural soundness?

In the three years he has been writing his weekly column for Beef Central, structural soundness is the subject of most of the feedback received by genetics editor Al Rayner, as well as the most suggested subject for columns. “In general, the trend of the feedback and discussions I’ve had with beef producers and bull breeders reflects a feeling that structure is actually becoming worse in a number of breeds,” he writes this week. ..Read More

Genetics editor Alastair Rayner, 27/02/2024

The key issues that have defined each Rocky Beef Expo, since 1988

The Rockhampton Beef Expo events held every three years since 1988 has provided a valuable industry snapshot of the big-picture issues that have guided, and in some cases buffeted the Australian meat and livestock industry. Having participated in all 12 Expos staged since 1988, and lining up for our thirteenth in May, provides an opportunity to reflect on what’s captured the industry’s attention at each of the past events…Read More

Jon Condon, 27/02/2024

Can you help a reader to describe this cattle brand?

“My family has an old branding iron passed down and I’d love to know the proper way to read it!” – Can you help?..Read More

Beef Central, 27/02/2024

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