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Soil carbon group to pitch livestock as part of new Fed Govt’s climate solution

A lobby group, formed by soil carbon aggregators, is keen to put its industry in front of the new Federal Government – pitching itself as a big part of the solution to slowing climate change…Read More

Eric Barker, 25/05/2022

Kay’s Cuts: Throw another burger on the barbie

In this discussion about recent US beef market trends, US columnist Steve Kay manages to segue into a potted history of the humble hamburger. ..Read More

Steve Kay, 25/05/2022

A year on from JBS cyber attack, what has agribusiness learned about security?

A year on from the infamous JBS cyber attack, what has agribusiness learned about digital security?..Read More

Beef Central, 25/05/2022

Angus feeder steer premium blows out to $1/kg liveweight – what’s driving it?

What’s driving the eye-watering advance in premiums being paid for Angus feeder steers over generic flatback feeders over the past 12 months? Two key factors – one demand-side, and the other supply-side – are responsible, supply chain managers say ..Read More

Jon Condon, 24/05/2022

Soil carbon aggregators expecting to yield credits this year

A series of soil carbon projects across Queensland and New South Wales are expected to yield carbon credits by the end of next month, with the industry regulator working through the auditing process…Read More

Eric Barker, 24/05/2022

Cost-push tipped to thin chicken’s discount to beef, lamb

Chicken in Australia is showing signs of both a price and market-share increased, according to Rabobank…Read More

Beef Central, 24/05/2022

Election result raises questions about biosecurity, carbon and the next ag minister

With Australia voting to dump its almost decade-old government on the weekend, the agricultural industry is still trying to work what lies ahead…Read More

Eric Barker and Terry Sim, 23/05/2022

Elders first-half earnings at $132.8m up 80pc year-on-year

Elders has this morning posted earnings before interest and tax of $132.8m for its six months to March 31, up 80pc on the corresponding period last year…Read More

Beef Central, 23/05/2022

Northern cattle industry unites for spectacular Kununurra rodeo action + PICS

As many Australians were watching the rise and fall of Federal politicians in Saturday night’s Federal Election, more than 1000 locals and visitors were being treated to a spectacle of real-life thrills and spills at the 2022 Top End Mustering Rodeo at Kununurra’s scenic Carlton Reach arena…Read More

James Nason, 22/05/2022

How is Indonesia faring under FMD? Here’s Troy Setter’s on-the-ground account

How is Indonesia faring under the dual biosecurity challenges presented by the recent FMD Lumpy Skin Disease outbreaks? Consolidated Pastoral Co managing director Troy Setter has been in Indonesia this week on company business, during which Beef Central contacted him for an ‘on-the-ground’ update…Read More

Jon Condon, 20/05/2022

Herd rebuild in full swing as female slaughter hits decade low

Female slaughter numbers have hit the lowest point in decades, with the Australian Bureau of Statistics today releasing its livestock statistics for the first quarter of 2022…Read More

Eric Barker, 20/05/2022

Recruitment: Strategies to help reduce staff turnover

Replacing people who leave any company voluntarily is expensive, so staff retention should be every agribusiness manager’s goal, especially in this current talent-short market. Here’s some useful tools to consider. ..Read More

Beef Central, 20/05/2022

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