Beef 2012

Indonesian people the latest victims in live export fiasco

The live-cattle export industry should be an example of how Australia and Indonesia can build extensive and mutually beneficial partnerships, however it is an example of what can go terribly wrong when international diplomacy is conducted on the run…Read More

Ross Taylor, March 13, 2013

Roma Store 12 Feb 2013: Weaners to 210c

Very large numbers of cattle were drawn from across western Queensland, as good
competition pushed prices up by 8c/kg for better quality medium weight yearling steers, according to the NLRS…Read More

Beef Central, February 13, 2013

$2.2m boost for Beef 2012

Australia’s national beef exposition, Beef 2012, is a step closer to delivering the cattle industry a valuable export trade boost, with the announcement today of a $2.2 million Federal Government grant.
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Beef Central, May 16, 2011

Public approval of Government drought relief high: Poll

Public approval for Government financial support to agriculture in drought remains at high levels, according to the findings of the latest weekly independent opinion poll conducted by Essential Media…Read More

Beef Central, February 12, 2014

Funding boost for Qld water infrastructure

Queensland producers can now access up to 75 per cent of eligible costs for water infrastructure activities with the Australian Government’s contribution of up to $7 million to the Queensland Government’s Drought Relief Assistance Scheme…Read More

Beef Central, February 12, 2014

Animal Welfare Committee loses funding

The committee established to drive the implementation of the 2010-2014 Australian Animal Welfare Strategy is one 16 advisory groups scrapped under cost-cutting measures by the Federal Government…Read More

Beef Central, November 11, 2013

Livex Council responds to Wilkie bill

Australian Livestock Exporters Council chief executive officer Alison Penfold responds to independent MP Andrew Wilkie’s latest legislative push to ban live exports…Read More

Alison Penfold, chief executive officer, Australian Livestock Exporters Council, May 17, 2013

Pasture run-down cost runs into $billions

The cost to industry of the widely-acknowledged rundown in sown pasture productivity across northern Australia has been estimated to be about $17b over the next 30 years…Read More

Russ Boadle, May 28, 2012

$2m Cash Cow project targets answers to costly calf losses

An unexplained 10pc calf loss from when females are preg-tested in-calf through to weaning has been identified as a major cause of production inefficiency across northern Australia…Read More

Russ Boadle, May 22, 2012

Monitoring breeder body scores delivers dollars

By putting in simple management practices including monitoring an animal’s body score condition, northern beef producers can tighten an inefficient 12-month calving pattern into a 7-month cost-effective breeder management system…Read More

Russ Boadle, May 18, 2012

JBS head calls for industry-wide focus on competitiveness

Despite spending $500m on improvements and upgrades since arriving in Australia in 2007, the cost of production of beef here, relative to major international competitors, has actually worsened rather than improved, a JBS spokesman told a Beef 2012 audienc..Read More

Jon Condon, May 17, 2012

Glenn McGrath bowls into Beef 2012

When you are a national identity and the owner of a livestock property, there is a certain inevitability about where conversation will lead when you wander into the judging ring of Australia’s largest stud cattle show. ..Read More

James Nason, May 16, 2012

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