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The last gift of a young country champion

As a young cattleman and junior sporting champion, Jack Cameron was in a league of his own…Read More

James Nason, June 1, 2020

Aussie farmers have low levels of ag support compared to rest of world

Australian farmers are among the least subsidised in the world, according to analysis by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES)…Read More

Beef Central, June 1, 2020

A virtual cook-up with MLA chef Sam Burke – this Thursday

LOOKING for some inspiration for how to cook up the perfect beef storm in the kitchen? You will never get a better chance to learn from one of the best business than through a Zoom event being hosted by the Young Agribusiness Rural Network this Thursday night…Read More

Beef Central, June 1, 2020

Updated: Webinars and online events for cattle industry stakeholders

A rolling list of upcoming webinars and video conferencing events of relevance to Australia’s beef and cattle industry…Read More

Beef Central, May 27, 2020

Recruitment: Beyond COVID-19 – Will there continue to be a shortfall of skills in agriculture?

Many sectors of agriculture have operated for several decades under a market where demand for a wide range of skills has exceeded supply. But what implications can we expect due to the rise in national unemployment attributed to coronavirus?..Read More

Agricultural Appointments, May 29, 2020

Reader survey: Share your feedback and enter draw to win $200 voucher

We want your feedback! Tell us what you think about Beef Central and enter the draw to win a $200 voucher from Barbeques Galore…Read More

Beef Central, May 25, 2020

Nation’s largest processing plant to close for a week, as cattle supply challenge tightens

JBS Australia will close its Dinmore beef processing facility in southern Queensland for a week, starting Monday, in reaction to the ‘disconnect’ between cattle prices and international meat market values. The nation’s largest beef plant, Dinmore currently processes around 1350 head per shift, accounting for around 13,500 head in a typical working week…Read More

Jon Condon, May 28, 2020

Processing plant closures expand around the world due to COVID-19

Cold, close-quarters working conditions have been blamed for COVID-19 clusters in meat processing establishments in a dozen countries around the world…Read More

Beef Central, May 28, 2020

Honda joins Polaris and Yamaha in withdrawing from Australian quad market

Honda has become the latest manufacturer to announce it will withdraw from the Australian quad bike market on October 10 next year, claiming it can’t meet the new standards applied by the Australian Government…Read More

Neil Lyon, May 28, 2020

Aussie dollar recovers from COVID-19 shock

The Aussie dollar is more or less recovered from COVID-19 impacts, which saw the currency plunge 15 percent to below US57c in March…Read More

Jon Condon, May 27, 2020

NSW Farmers urges industry organisations to clarify positions on red meat MOU review

NSW Farmers is urging other industry groups to formalise their positions on the Red Meat MoU review so there is clarity about where organisations stand…Read More

James Nason, May 27, 2020

Satellites to manage wild buffalo herds from space

More than 1000 feral buffalo and unmanaged cattle roaming Northern Australia will be tagged and tracked as part of the world’s largest satellite herd-tracking program, announced today by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO…Read More

Beef Central, May 27, 2020

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