Aussie processors head to Vietnam for industry study tour + VIDEO

Students participating in the Australian Meat Processor Corporation-funded Graduate Certificate in Agribusiness recently travelled to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on a study tour as part of their international business course work….Read More

Beef Central, 06/12/2022

November beef exports lower, as market challenges return

Despite some of the largest weekly kills of the year during November, Australian beef exports continued to fall last month…Read More

Beef Central, 05/12/2022

Hay shortage emerges after floods drown growing area

A shortage of high-quality hay has emerged across the country, with a combination of widespread flooding in prime growing areas and high grain prices attributed to the problem…Read More

Eric Barker, 05/12/2022

Study shows feeding Bovaer, 3 NOP, does not impact eating quality

A new study has put the eating quality traits of beef, produced from cattle fed a ration containing the methane-inhibiting compound Bovaer, to the test – looking at its impacts on tenderness, juiciness and flavour…Read More

Beef Central, 05/12/2022

Feedgrain Focus: Southern prices feel harvest pressure

Northern barley prices have risen in the past week on limited supply, but harvest pressure has driven prices down as harvest ramps up in NSW and Victoria.
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Liz Wells, 05/12/2022

New guide launched to assist farm debt mediation

To improve the consistency of farm debt mediation arrangements, a national better practice guide has been developed in consultation with stakeholders. ..Read More

Beef Central, 05/12/2022

Why does lightning zigzag? At last, we have an answer to the mystery

Everyone has seen lightning and marvelled at its power. But despite its frequency – about 8.6 million lightning strikes occur worldwide every day – why lightning proceeds in a series of steps from the thundercloud to the earth below has remained a mystery…Read More

John Lowke, University of South Australia, 05/12/2022

Subdued clearances seen in 21,126 head online offering

Cattle listings on AuctionsPlus fell four percent this week to 21,126 head, but managed to remain above 20,000 head for the fourth consecutive week. While the sustained higher volume has seen clearance rates dwindle, the market continues to attract resilient bidding for quality cattle…Read More

Beef Central, 05/12/2022

Wagga sale 5 Dec 2022: Prices dip as numbers lift

The market showed weaker price trends, with some young cattle to the processors notably cheaper…Read More

Leann Dax, 05/12/2022

Strong performance seen in Aussie F1 feeders in Japan, but price is a growing issue

The opportunity to see Australian-bred F1 Wagyu cattle on feed in Japan under local conditions, and talk with the yard operators about their performance was one of the real highlights of the Australian Wagyu Association’s Japan Wagyu tour last month…Read More

Jon Condon, 01/12/2022

Aussie Wagyu live export feeder cattle fill valuable niche in Japan

While markets like Indonesia and Vietnam routinely command the headlines over Australia’s live cattle export trade, Australian-bred Wagyu feeder cattle continue to play a significant part within Japan’s beef supply chain…Read More

Jon Condon, 01/12/2022

Cattle Australia legal challenge adjourned

Voting to elect the inaugural board of Cattle Australia will proceed through to this Monday’s deadline, after a legal challenge to the process was adjourned in the Supreme Court of Queensland this week…Read More

James Nason, 02/12/2022

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