Beef 2018 Preview

Property tours open gate to learning, but biosecurity risks too

On-property tours such as those organised during Beef 2018 next week are a great way for cattle producers to see best practice in action. But to what extent do they also pose a biosecurity risk for the host properties?..Read More

James Nason, May 2, 2018

Beef 2018 news briefs: Ag technology on show

Animal monitoring new frontier for Allflex | Elders adds to sales suite with Virtual Reality 360 | “Revolutionary” livestock management tool for Beef 2018 launch | eShepherd virtual fencing in Beef 2018 showcase | Weighing technology has WOW factor for graziers | Droughmasters to launch virtual reality muster | Producers embrace technology that gets results..Read More

Beef Central, May 2, 2018

Intrepid WA exhibitor faces 5500km trek to compete at Beef 2018

If there is such a thing as a long-distance exhibitor award at Beef 2018, it will surely go to an intrepid Western Australian stud breeder who is bringing her Gelbvieh entries more than 5500km across the Nullabor to compete…Read More

Jon Condon, May 1, 2018

Beef’s Paddock to Plate story set to hit the road to Rocky

The Australian beef industry’s stunning virtual reality Paddock to Plate Story will take to the road on a tour of schools and local communities along the east coast of NSW and Queensland on the way to Beef Australia 2018 in Rockhampton…Read More

Beef Central, April 28, 2018

30 years of Rocky Beef Expo champions shows changing tastes in cattle breeding

Fads, fashion and trends have changed over the 30 years that the Rockampton Beef Expo has held its interbreed stud beef competition. In this article, we explore some of the champions crowned since the first event in 1988, and try to establish what impact, if any, they had on their respective breeds. ..Read More

Jon Condon, April 26, 2018

Beef 2018: Stud beef judges announced

Judges have now been announced for next month’s 1700-head, 32-breed Beef 2018 stud beef competition…Read More

Beef Central, April 26, 2018

Insights series to examine opportunities for beef businesses

A series of insight sessions covering ‘getting investment ready’ for businesses looking to grow, the global outlook for beef, and succession planning will be hosted by National Australia Bank Agribusiness as part of its presence at Beef Australia 2018 in Rockhampton next month…Read More

Beef Central, April 24, 2018

Beef 2018: Slow-barbecued Brahman humps a cut above

‘Something magical happens with rosewood smoke and low heat and time, that just turns it into something a bit special’ – Marlborough Brahman breeder Matthew Noakes describing the 10 hour slow-barbecued Brahman humps the Smokin’ Yak team will be serving for the public at Beef 2018 this year. ..Read More

James Nason, April 23, 2018

Beef 2018 seminar will examine NH Foods’ Angus supply chain to Costco

A detailed ‘conception to consumption’ study of a large, successful Angus supply chain will feature during the large seminar program at Beef Australia 2018 being staged in Rockhampton next month…Read More

Beef Central, April 20, 2018

2000 producers embrace online grazing management program

More than 2000 Queensland grazing businesses managing more than 28 million hectares of land across the state, have now taken advantage of an industry-led initiative to help improve the economic, environmental and social sustainability of their grazing enterprise…Read More

Beef Central, April 19, 2018

Toowoomba connects with Beef 2018, with one-day air charter visit

Darling Downs beef industry stakeholders wishing to make a short, convenient visit to Beef 2018 in Rockhampton next month now have the option to join a one-day return jet charter flight out of Toowoomba’s Wellcamp airport…Read More

Beef Central, April 18, 2018

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