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Coronavirus impacts widen as NTCA postpones 2020 conference

The Northern Territory Cattlemens’ Association has made the tough decision to postpone its popular annual conference amid increasing national efforts to limit the potential spread of  coronavirus…Read More

Beef Central, March 14, 2020

BeefConnect webinar Nov 6: How to manage leucaena once established

In this free webinar to be held on Wednesday November 6, DAF Senior Agronomist Stuart Buck will discuss the on-going management requirements of leucaena…Read More

Beef Central, October 24, 2019

Webinar: 10 AgTech events in Qld in November

Ten AgTech events in one month – find out more about each of the events that make Queensland the AgTech State in November in our free webinar to be held from 12:30pm on Tuesday Oct 22…Read More

Beef Central, October 16, 2019

BeefConnect Webinar Oct 2 – Disease investigations: A producer’s perspective

In light of the ASF outbreak in pork populations throughout Asia and the detected cases of the disease in imported product into Australia, this webinar will bring producers up to date with important information around on-property biosecurity plans and potential disease identification…Read More

Beef Central, October 1, 2019

Young cattle prices set to surge after drought breaks, analyst says

Get set for a dramatic fall in rates of female slaughter, and equally sharp rise in young cattle prices after widespread rain arrives. That’s the message farm commodity analyst Robert Herrmann from Mecardo delivered to lotfeeders attending last week’s BeefEx conference in Brisbane.   ..Read More

Jon Condon, October 18, 2018

BeefEx: How the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ is reshaping ag

Intel Corporation ‘Internet of things’ expert Ted Connell offered several insights at the 2018 BeefEx conference into how the fourth industrial revolution is set to change the future face of agriculture. ..Read More

James Nason, October 16, 2018

Study shows why the world needs animal agriculture

WHAT would happen if every animal was removed from agriculture tomorrow and the world suddenly moved to a plant-only diet?

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James Nason, October 11, 2018

Safety, efficiency savings in BeefEx’s animal handling equipment innovation winner

Greater operator safety and efficiency were the key features in a new piece of animal handling equipment which claimed the Integrated Animal Production Innovation Award judged during the feedlot industry’s BeefEx 2018 conference in Brisbane today…Read More

Jon Condon, October 11, 2018

BeefEx: A new fuel is driving business, says former Facebook Australia boss

There’s a new fuel in town that will hand a strong competitive advantage to businesses that move first to understand it, use it and embrace it, advises former Facebook Australia boss and digital advisor, mentor and speaker Stephen Scheeler…Read More

James Nason, October 10, 2018

BeefEx: Feedlot sector impact worth $4.4b annually, study shows

The Australian grainfed beef sector contributes $4.4 billion in value to the nation’s economy, supporting 31,000 direct and indirect jobs, mostly in regional areas. These are some of the bottom line figures produced by an independent study of the feedlot sector’s economic impact released at the BeefEx conference in Brisbane yesterday…Read More

Jon Condon, October 10, 2018

BeefEx: ACC’s Ben Attewell named 2018 Young Lot Feeder of the Year

The 2018 Young Lot Feeder of the Year Ben Attewell knows all about responsibility. At any given time the 27 year old has tens of million dollars of cattle under his direct care as the manager of Australian Country Choice’s 22,000 head Brindley Park Feedlot at Roma…Read More

James Nason, October 10, 2018

BeefEx: Qld lotfeeder elected ALFA president

Queensland lotfeeder Bryce Camm was elected president of the Australian Lot Feeders Association at the peak council’s annual general meeting in Brisbane this afternoon, replacing Tess Herbert…Read More

Jon Condon, October 9, 2018

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