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

‘No feed, no water’ and the grim reality of potential beef plant closures

Independent meat and livestock analyst Simon Quilty provides his summary of the current state of play in this once-in-a-century drought, and what lies ahead for cattle supply, herd size, beef exports and processor viability…..Read More

Simon Quilty, March 14, 2019

Meatless Mondays introduced across all New York public schools

New York City joins the anti-meat movement by announcing the city’s 1800 public schools will no longer serve meat on Mondays to their 1.1 million students…Read More

Beef Central, March 14, 2019

US agencies to jointly regulate cell-cultured proteins

After a year of debating which agency should oversee regulation of cell-cultured proteins the USDA and FDA agree to jointly oversee regulation of the emerging industry. ..Read More

Beef Central, March 14, 2019

North Queensland Flood Recovery Advisory Board appointed

A panel of experts has been signed on to back the North Queensland Livestock Industry Recovery Agency help farmers, communities and related small businesses impacted by recent floods.
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Beef Central, March 14, 2019

More Q Fever vaccinations and awareness needed in regional areas

Q-fever awareness and vaccine access needs to increase for all people living in rural and regional areas, new research from University of Sydney has shown…Read More

Beef Central, March 13, 2019

The thin biosecurity line shielding Australia’s $18b beef industry

Just how close Australia’s livestock production industries have come – and continue to come – to a potentially show-stopping foreign disease incursion was highlighted at an intensive agriculture conference in Dalby last week…Read More

James Nason, March 12, 2019

Red meat reform consultation extended one month

The independent Red Meat Reform Taskforce tasked with providing recommendations on the future structure of Australia’s $18 billion red meat and livestock industry hasannounced a one month extension of the public consultation period for its discussion paper…Read More

Beef Central, March 12, 2019

Kay’s Cuts: Global beef trade remains dynamic

The global beef trade remains dynamic in every sense of the word, says US market commentator, Steve Kay. China continues to grow as a leading market for beef from Australia and other top beef-producing countries. Meanwhile, US beef holds a dominant position in South Korea and Taiwan, and a strong position in Japan – especially on a value basis…Read More

Guest Author, March 11, 2019

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