Shifting trends in feeder cattle and grain prices, and days on feed

The price relationship between feeder steers and grain is now returning to similar levels to those last seen in early 2020, impacting lotfeeders’ production decisions..Read More

Beef Central, 30/09/2023

Report shows impact of new and proposed environmental regulations on NZ farmers

The raft of new and proposed environmental regulations in New Zealand has created significant administrative and financial burden on farmers, according to new research released by Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ)…Read More

Beef Central, 02/10/2023

Australia’s strong livestock sustainability story shared on the global stage

Australia’s strong livestock sustainability story was shared during the first Global Conference on Sustainable Livestock, staged in Rome this week by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation…Read More

Beef Central, 29/09/2023

Recruitment: Five top reasons to hire for ‘cultural fit’

When selecting job applicants to interview, employers consider factors like skills, experience and educational background which are easy to quantify based on a resume. However it is essential that they also consider throwing ‘cultural fit’ into the mix…Read More

Beef Central, 29/09/2023

Applications open for 2024 Zanda McDonald Award program

The search is on for the next generation of game-changers who are making a difference in agriculture, with applications now open for the 2024 Zanda McDonald Award. ..Read More

Beef Central, 29/09/2023

A deep-dive into Australia’s female slaughter ratio

While the proportion of female cattle involved in national slaughter has been on the rise as seasonal conditions have worsened across eastern Australia this year, there’s also evidence of dramatic variation from one state to another…Read More

Jon Condon, 28/09/2023

Korean livestock farmers targeted for access to Aussie-made methane-reducing feed additives   

Methane reducing feed additive producer CH4 Global has done a deal with Korean business giant Lotte International to supply its products to Korean livestock farmers…Read More

Beef Central, 28/09/2023

UNE starts first tertiary succession planning course in Australia

The University of New England is hoping to make farm succession conversations a little easier, with the creation of two new online postgraduate courses tackling succession and family business planning in a tertiary setting…Read More

Beef Central, 28/09/2023

JBS announces plans for second processing shift at Dinmore

JBS Australia could add up to 1700 head per day to its Dinmore (Qld) processing plant roster next year under plans announced today to introduce a second daily production shift…Read More

Jon Condon, 27/09/2023

Kilcoy poised to restart operations at Victoria’s resurrected Lance Creek beef plant

Queensland-based Kilcoy Global Foods will start processing cattle next month at its newly acquired Lance Creek beef plant in Victoria’s Gippsland region…Read More

Jon Condon, 27/09/2023

Report recommends funding extension to drought hubs and other changes to drought policy

A review of the Federal Governments main drought policy has recommended some tweaks to program, with a focus on facilitating changes to make Australian agriculture more resilient to a changing climate…Read More

Beef Central, 27/09/2023

Celebrate rural women in ag with three Queensland chiefs

Three Queensland ‘chiefs’ at the forefront of the State’s $23 billion ag sector will share their personal journeys, perspectives and insights into leadership at a special Rural Press Club of Queensland lunch on Thursday, October 19. ..Read More

Beef Central, 26/09/2023

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