Lotfeeding

Grain fed beef sector launches grassroots campaign

The Australian grainfed beef sector is about to launch a new platform to showcase the quality attributes of grainfed beef production in Australia, allowing the sector to tell its authentic story on how its members nourish cattle, land and communities…Read More

Beef Central, 30/04/2021

Feedgrain Focus: Sorghum shorts pre-occupy north

Prices for feedgrain have rallied as growers switch attention to planting rather than selling grain, and domestic consumers have to bid up for tonnage as the market remains fixed on filling export cargoes…Read More

Liz Wells, 23/04/2021

Feedgrain Focus: Transport squeeze lifts prices

Prices for feedgrain have rallied this week as a shortage of available trucks leaves domestic consumers battling to book deliveries, but cottonseed prices have eased on improved production prospects for this and next year. ..Read More

Liz Wells, 16/04/2021

Feedgrain Focus: Prices soften despite subdued selling

Prices for feedgrain have softened over the Easter week by up to $10 per tonne as consumers price in the Northern Hemisphere inverse from July onward, and planting of eastern Australia’s winter crop gathers pace in mostly ideal conditions…Read More

Liz Wells, 09/04/2021

Australia’s Top 10 biggest grain-use sites revealed

Flour mills, feed mills and malting plants all sit behind Manildra Group’s Shoalhaven Starches plant in the Grain Central list of Australia’s Top 10 grain-use sites…Read More

Liz Wells, 06/04/2021

Feedgrain Focus: Quality issues impact north

Sorghum 1 prices have firmed on limited nearby supply, but weather-damaged grades are struggling to find a market, and sell-side pressure in the north on wheat and barley is not being seen in the south…Read More

Liz Wells, 06/04/2021

US cattle feeder pleads guilty to $244 million “ghost cattle” fraud

A United States lot feeder has pleaded guilty to defrauding a major processor and another company out of almost a quarter of a billion dollars through what is being dubbed a “ghost cattle” scam…Read More

Beef Central, 06/04/2021

Lotfeeders’ SmartBeef conference set for October

The Australian Lot Feeders Association will host its biennial SmartBeef Conference in October. The event will be held in the heart of lotfeeding country at the Dalby Events Centre on Queensland’s Darling Downs from 19-21 October…Read More

Beef Central, 30/03/2021

Feedgrain Focus: Rain sinks values despite freight squeeze

Rain and flooding has caused some short-term logistics problems but bolstered the outlook for new-crop planting, and domestic wheat and barley prices have fallen in response…Read More

Liz Wells, 29/03/2021

Feedgrain Focus: Rain, full supply chain pressure prices

Feedgrain prices softened this past week amid rain, limited nearby domestic demand and supply-side pressure from growers seeking to shift some grain ahead of planting…Read More

Liz Wells, 19/03/2021

Feedgrain Focus: Prices ease as sorghum weighs in

Prices for wheat, barley and sorghum have eased in the past week as the northern market looks to sorghum which appears to be close to pricing itself back into some rations in the absence of volume export pathways…Read More

Liz Wells, 12/03/2021

Targetting energy efficiency in Australian feedlots

Results from a research project investigating solutions to reduce energy use and the environmental footprint of Australian feedlots will be presented in an online workshop later this month. Teys Australia’s Condamine Feedlot in Queensland has hosted the 12-month project, using a Utility Management System to monitor and measure water, gas and electricity use in real-time…Read More

Beef Central, 11/03/2021

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