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

New eco-friendly solution to fight Parkinsonia

A new, environmentally friendly tool to manage Parkinsonia is now available to landholders, in what is a major development in the fight against the noxious woody weed…Read More

Meat & Livestock Australia, May 21, 2019

Australia votes for a red meat nation: RMAC

Meat and livestock industry representative bodies have welcomed the Federal Coalition’s election victory, with the Red Meat Advisory Council saying the result signals the importance of a policy agenda that is fundamental to Australia’s love of red meat…Read More

Beef Central, May 20, 2019

Coalition election win met with relief across livestock export trade

The Coalition Government’s federal election win has been met with relief, but not complacency, by supporters of Australia’s livestock export trade…Read More

Terry Sim, May 20, 2019

Johne’s Disease: What to expect when you’re detecting

With a positive detection for Johne’s disease (JD) on a New South Wales north coast cattle stud having been confirmed by NSW DPI, questions about what this means for properties with a confirmed clinical case of JD have been asked, particularly in relation to the relatively new framework for management of the disease…Read More

Beef Central, May 20, 2019

No tidal wave of consumers turning to veganism

“Anti‑meat extremism” may have recently spiked in news headlines, but there’s no tidal wave of consumers turning to veganism, according to MLA’s consumer insights…Read More

Guest Author, May 17, 2019

Recruitment: Does your business really need an employee induction program?

Whether yours is a small cattle-producing business or a larger organisation somewhere along the red meat supply chain, you’ll need an employee induction program. When a new employee commences, it’s important that they quickly understand their role and responsibilities – and a good induction program gets them off to a great start…Read More

Jon Condon, May 17, 2019

People on the Move: Appointments, retirements, achievements

Former ACC processing exec moves on to exporting/trading project | Ex-AA Co feedlot and Wagyu manager joins Hancock | Elders new head of northern property | Heritage Seeds appoints MD | New head of property valuation for CBRE | New project officer at MINTRAC | New FIRB board member…Read More

Jon Condon, May 16, 2019

Australians come together to improve animal welfare

A recently launched University of Queensland initiative, The Animal Welfare Collaborative, has brought together more than 60 groups to work towards a shared goal—to make Australia a global leader in animal welfare…Read More

Beef Central, May 16, 2019

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