NTCA Conferences

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

Red centre feedlot eyes branded beef: “the opportunity here is unbelievable”

Red Centre cattle producer, irrigator and lot feeder Wally Klein says he has a great vision for what can be achieved in Central Australia – but it all hinges on the NT Government providing certainty on future water use…Read More

James Nason, April 6, 2018

How blockchain can beef up cattle supply chains

Still unsure what blockchain is, or what it potentially means for the Australian beef industry?..Read More

James Nason, April 3, 2018

Aerial mustering needs a culture change: Sir Angus Houston

The aerial cattle mustering industry has the highest accident rate of any sector of the Australian aviation community, and has been warned it must improve its leadership and culture to avoid future unnecessary tragedies…Read More

James Nason, March 27, 2018

Landholders were never compensated for tree clearing controls: Smith

Cattle Council of Australia president Howard Smith says Queensland landholders were never compensated despite having shouldered the cost of helping Australia meet its commitment to the Kyoto greenhouse gas reduction protocol…Read More

James Nason, March 27, 2018

NTCA 2018: How technology is changing the beef industry faster than you think

The 2018 Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association conference promised a focus on innovation and delivered with a program of high level experts who helped to connect the dots on how technology already is, and will apparently only get faster at, reshaping out industry…Read More

James Nason, March 26, 2018

NT’s message to new Ag Minister: ‘roads, roads, roads’

After a full day engaging with Northern Territory cattle producers at last Friday’s NTCA conference, recently appointed federal agriculture minister David Littleproud was asked during a final panel session to nominate the key take away message he had received…Read More

James Nason, March 26, 2018

NTCA 2018 Awards, Photography winners, and faces at the conference

The Northern Territory Cattlemens’ Association conference is the biggest annual get together of the northern cattle industry, and is timed at the end of the wet season to allow the close-knit NT cattle community to get together before demanding dry season mustering programs kick off in early April…Read More

James Nason, March 26, 2018

Young VRD stockman wins NT’s Emerging Indigenous Pastoral Leader award

A young indigenous stockman from Heytesbury’s Birrindudu Station in the Victoria River District has earned the 2018 Alward Foster Memorial Award during the early stages of the NT Cattlemen’s Association annual conference being held in Alice Springs. ..Read More

Beef Central, March 23, 2018

NTCA elects new president in Alice Springs

The Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association (NTCA) has today elected its 13th president, with Chris Nott of Alcoota Station, Alice Springs, a former Alice Springs branch president and NTCA representative to the Cattle Council of Austrlia, elected 13th president of the association…Read More

Beef Central, March 22, 2018

Are we in a beef price boom?

And, whether we are or not, how should cattle producers be allocating the increased capital they have received from improved cattle prices for the best chance of being profitable in the future? Farm business advisor Dr Phil Holmes, Holmes and Co, was given the task of answering these questions at the recent NTCA conference in Darwin…Read More

James Nason, April 12, 2017

Virtual Reality put to use in live export trade

Anyone who walked by the LiveCorp trade booth at the NTCA conference last Friday would have noticed conference delegates sitting on stools and staring into enclosed headsets, and moving a little like astronauts as they were transported into an immersive visual environment…Read More

James Nason, April 5, 2017

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