NTCA Conferences

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

Farm invasion bill passes Federal Parliament

New laws that will strengthen farmer protections against escalating animal rights activism and harassment have passed the Federal Parliament, introducing tougher penalties for convictions…Read More

Colin Bettles, September 13, 2019

Elders given all clear to acquire AIRR rural wholesaler

The ACCC will not oppose the proposed acquisition of rural wholesale buying group Australian Independent Rural Retailers (AIRR) by Elders…Read More

Beef Central, September 12, 2019

Ruralco, Landmark merger approved by ACCC

The ACCC will not oppose the proposed acquisition of rural services company Ruralco by Nutrien, which operates in Australia through its wholly owned subsidiary, Landmark…Read More

Beef Central, August 22, 2019

RFF directors hit back at US short seller, increase shareholdings

Three Rural Funds Management directors have increased their individual share holdings in the listed rural property trust Rural Funds Group (RFF) as they continue to defend the company against claims by a US short seller that its stock is overvalued…Read More

Beef Central, August 9, 2019

Elders to buy rural wholesaler AIRR

As the takeover of Ruralco by Landmark-owner Nutrien moves toward creating a rural merchandise retailing and wholesaling behemoth in Australia, Elders Limited has announced an acquisition move that will extend its own competitive footprint beyond rural retailing and into wholesaling as well…Read More

Beef Central, July 15, 2019

Elders expects strong year despite challenging trading conditions

Elders Limited says it expects to record a similar net profit after tax to last year in the vicinity of $61-$64 million for the 12 months to 30 September 2019, despite the challenges of widespread drought and flooding in northern Queensland…Read More

Beef Central, March 15, 2019

Ruralco board backs Nutrien’s $469m takeover offer

Ruralco has today confirmed it hasĀ entered into an agreement with Nutrien Ltd, under which the Canadian agri-giant has agreed to acquire 100pc of Ruralco shares for a cash price of $4.40 per share…Read More

Beef Central, February 27, 2019

Royal Commission calls for national farm debt mediation scheme

Rural banks will be required to commence farm mediation processes as soon as loans become distressed, not as a ‘last measure’ before taking enforcement action, under a key recommendation from the Hayne Royal Commission into banking…Read More

Beef Central, February 5, 2019

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