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

People on the Move: Appointments, retirements, achievements

Oakey manager Pat Gleeson leaves NH Foods | New operations director at ACC | Lotfeeder Mort & Co appoints chief executive | CSIRO Climate Science appoints new director | 46 year connection with industry ends for Qld ag department leader | MINTRAC award to TAFE SA meat trainer..Read More

Jon Condon, November 11, 2019

Kay’s Cuts: Faux meat ain’t the real thing

The US beef industry is not sitting back and watching plant-based ‘meat’ sales grow. In fact, it has been on the attack for months and its campaign to prohibit the use of the word ‘meat’ is bearing fruit, US red meat market commentator Steve Kay reports in hist latest monthly column for Beef Central…Read More

Steve Kay, US Cattle Buyers Weekly, November 11, 2019

Strong FY2019 result for Elders despite drought

Australian agribusiness Elders Limited this morning released its financial results for the 12 months to September 2019, showing a strong performance despite widespread drought conditions, underlined by a statutory net profit after tax of $68.9 million…Read More

Beef Central, November 11, 2019

Landmark and Ruralco rebrand announced

Merged rural service companies Ruralco and Landmark will have their agricultural retail businesses rebranded as Nutrien Ag Solutions, it was announced today…Read More

Terry Sim, November 11, 2019

Meat wholesale business remains in administration, with debts above $5m

A Queensland-based meat wholesale business remains in voluntary administration this week, after creditors expressed opposition to a Deed of Company Arrangement proposed during a meeting on Friday…Read More

Jon Condon, November 8, 2019

Indonesia reports first African Swine Fever outbreak

As the viral disease continues to spread across southeast Asia, Indonesia has reported its first outbreak of African Swine Fever, with reports of up to 4000 pigs dying at several sites near Medan, in Northern Sumatra…Read More

Beef Central, November 8, 2019

Recruitment: Workplace safety remains key industry priority, statistics show

Despite greater attention being placed on workplace health and safety across the sector, agriculture remains the most dangerous place to work in Australian industry…Read More

Beef Central, November 8, 2019

$1 billion drought package for hard-hit farmers and rural communities

Drought-hit farmers, small businesses and rural towns are set for a $1 billion Federal Government cash injection to keep stock fed and watered, businesses open, locals in work and pump funds into local economies, as part of a major drought stimulus package announced earlier today…Read More

Beef Central, November 7, 2019

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