Lotfeeding

Consumer expectations, animal welfare and innovation feature in info-packed BeefEx feedlot conference program

Consumer expectations, animal welfare and the standoff between renewable energy infrastructure and food production will feature among the hot topics being explored at this year’s biennial BeefEx 2024 grainfed beef industry conference being staged in October…Read More

Beef Central, 11/06/2024

Feedgrain Focus: Values dip on grower selling, offshore moves

A flurry of grower selling and correcting global markets have seen prices for wheat and barley ease in the past week to end the rally seen throughout May…Read More

Liz Wells, 10/06/2024

Trevor Schoorl Scholarships open opportunities in forage industry

A scholarship exposing young students studying agriculture to the forage and silage industry is set to open again this year…Read More

Beef Central, 10/06/2024

Grainfed margins remain negative, 100-day trading budget shows

Typical feeder cattle entering an export grainfed program this week would represent an $71 a head trading loss, while better performers would be closer to break-even, Beef Central’s latest grainfed trading budget suggests…Read More

Beef Central, 05/06/2024

Feedgrain Focus: Prices dip on widespread rain

Widespread rain over much of Australia’s grain-growing areas has seen prices dip by $3-$5/t in recent days, but values are nonetheless above where they were a week ago…Read More

Liz Wells, 03/06/2024

More stockfeed meal to flow as GrainCorp plans new refinery

GrainCorp could soon be producing more meal products for the stockfeed sector as it reveals plans to open a new oilseed-crushing refinery as soon as 2026, with potential to build more crushing plants in the future…Read More

Emma Alsop, 03/06/2024

Feedlot numbers hit new record high of 1.35 million

Numbers on feed across the Australian grainfed industry hit a new record high during the March quarter, totalling 1.354 million head. The new milestone adds a further 60,000 head on top of the previous December quarter record…Read More

Beef Central, 30/05/2024

Feedgrain Focus: Volume, values lift in patchy season

In a mostly dry week for growers, wheat, barley and sorghum prices have rallied, despite an uptick in selling from growers who are mostly in the last week or two of sowing…Read More

Liz Wells, 27/05/2024

ALFA opens applications for annual lot feeder awards

Feedlot businesses and their staff are encouraged to showcase their talent and be positioned as industry leaders by applying for a variety of awards run by Australian Lot Feeders’ Association…Read More

Beef Central, 22/05/2024

Feedgrain Focus: Dry south lifts prices

Slow selling from growers and solid export demand has seen prices ratchet up in the past week, with growers flat out planting, and niggling concerns about dry in the south…Read More

Liz Wells, 17/05/2024

Feedgrain Focus: Traded volume lifts in south

Wheat, barley and sorghum prices are little changed from last week, with volume surging in the south as traders sell warehoused stock, in contrast to the thinly traded north…Read More

Liz Wells, 13/05/2024

Mort & Co takes full ownership of Southern Qld feedlot

Australia’s second largest lotfeeder has taken full ownership of the Yarranbrook Feedlot after two years of running it as a joint venture with Stone Axe Pastoral…Read More

Beef Central, 02/05/2024

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