People on the Move: Appointments, retirements, achievements

Victoria’s Gary Hardwick to chair AMIC | New senior management roles settled for merged Nutrien | New chairman, board members for Wagyu Association | Metcalfe to head ‘mega’ ag department | Milne bids farewell after eight years as AHA chair | Life membership for NSW cattle breeder..Read More

Jon Condon, December 6, 2019

10 great Christmas gift ideas for meat lovers

From meat thermometers to high-end dry aging cabinets, here are 10 gift ideas for the beef lovers in your life this Christmas…Read More

Beef Central, December 6, 2019

Opinion: 2030 – What is your bottom line going to look like?

Agribusiness consultant Ian McLean from Bush Agribusiness offers his thoughts on the industry’s Red Meat 2030 document, and what it means for priority setting over the next decade…Read More

Ian McLean, Bush Agribusiness, December 6, 2019

Reinforcing the magic of red meat for Australian athletes

Meat & Livestock Australia and Sports Dietitians Australia have entered into a partnership to develop practical nutrition resources designed to help Australians enjoy red meat as part of a healthy diet…Read More

Beef Central, December 6, 2019

Israeli animal activists secretly film WA cattle properties

Pressure on Australia’s livestock export trade to Israel is mounting again following the release of footage in the country allegedly showing Australian cattle being mistreated on Western Australian cattle properties…Read More

James Nason, December 4, 2019

Agriculture, Environment Departments to merge in Federal shake up

A major restructure of the Australian public service was today announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison that will see the number of Federal Departments reduce from 18 to 14…Read More

James Nason, December 5, 2019

$1.9 million for farm safety awareness campaign

A $1.9 million grant has been announced for FarmSafe Australia to fund awareness and education campaigns to help prevent farm accidents such as quad bike rollovers. ..Read More

Beef Central, December 5, 2019

AgForce: Lay pregnancy testing major win for Qld cattle industry

AgForce Cattle President Will Wilson has described Queensland Agriculture Minister Mark Furner’s decision to allow certified producers to able to conduct pregnancy tests and ovarian scanning on their cattle as a major win for Queensland’s $5 billion cattle industry…Read More

Beef Central, December 3, 2019

Cattle vets: Qld producers will be among major losers from lay pregnancy testing

Queensland producers will be among the big losers from lay pregnancy testing decision, says Dr Ian Bradshaw, president of the Australian Cattle Veterinarians…Read More

Beef Central, December 3, 2019

Red Meat signatories meet to discuss MoU review

The Red Meat Advisory Council (RMAC) has released a summary of discussions held during a meeting of industry and Government signatories to the Red Meat Memorandum of Understanding in Canberra on November 27…Read More

Beef Central, December 3, 2019

Kay’s Cuts: Beef is king of the US meat case

Beef has returned to its long-held role as king of the meat case in American supermarkets and grocery stores, due in no small part to the efforts of seedstock and cow-calf producers over the past 25 years, reports US market commentator Steve Kay in his monthly column for Beef Central…Read More

Steve Kay, December 2, 2019

Beef Central’s beef quiz – November 2019

Test your knowledge with Beef Central’s November 2019 beef and cattle industry quiz..Read More

Beef Central, December 2, 2019

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