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Recruitment: The importance of hiring for good cultural fit

Like people, business organisations have personality. Regardless of whether an agribusiness employs one or two staff, or 25, corporate culture defines the collective values, beliefs, attitudes and behaviours shared by a group of people who work together…Read More

Agricultural Appointments, July 3, 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, June 23, 2020

Search starts soon for 2021 Zanda McDonald Award winner

Young industry stakeholders aged 21- 35 who are living and working in the agriculture sector in either Australia or New Zealand are invited to nominate for the 2021 Zanda McDonald Award…Read More

Beef Central, July 3, 2020

Getting to the meat of measuring beef sustainability

The Australian Beef Sustainability Framework is a central part of the Australian beef industry’s approach to ensuring consumers understand there is plenty of objective evidence to prove the industry is one they can trust, and also one that is continually looking at how it can improve…Read More

James Nason, July 1, 2020

‘Deforestation’ in focus as 2020 deadlines near

2020 is the year many downstream customers of Australia’s beef industry have committed to removing or reducing ‘deforestation’ from their supply chains. At the same time, producers are questioning new definitions of what a ‘forest’ means,..Read More

James Nason, July 1, 2020

Santa entries power through paddock to palate weight gain phase

The results of the feedlot performance section of the 2020 RNA Paddock to Palate Competition have been released today, with Santa Gertrudis entries from the Bassingthwaite Family from Yarrawonga at Wallumbilla, Gyranda Pastoral Company from Theodore and Jabinda Pastoral Company from Tambo featuring prominently among the winners…Read More

Beef Central, July 1, 2020

Smart-phone based carcase grading camera shows big potential

Rapid advances in smart-phone camera technology is one of the drivers behind the development of a unique objective carcase measurement tool. The feature that sets the new MasterBeef prototype apart from other objective carcase measurement technologies is that it does not rely on specialised or custom-built cameras, mounts or lighting systems, but uses an ‘everyday’ smartphone like that found in anybody’s back-pocket to capture and analyse carcase images…Read More

Jon Condon, June 30, 2020

New National Wild Dog Action Plan provides blueprint for best practice management

The National Wild Dog Action Plan has so far returned a cost-benefit ratio of between 6:1 and 16.5:1 for each dollar invested, stakeholders were told during the launch of the latest 2020-30 updated action plan today…Read More

Beef Central, June 29, 2020

Funding reignites northern fire indicator website

The Federal Government has committed to spending $729,006 to ensure the North Australia & Rangelands Fire Information (NAFI) service can continue through the 2020/21 fire season…Read More

Beef Central, June 29, 2020

Nuffield applications open for 2021

Applications for the 2021 Nuffield Scholarship program open from today, providing the opportunity for agriculturalists to research important rural concepts, techniques and systems…Read More

Beef Central, June 29, 2020

Agricultural shows to receive $36m lifeline

The Federal Government will fund a $36 million support package for agricultural shows to help them deal with cash flow pressures caused by COVID-19-related cancellations…Read More

Beef Central, June 29, 2020

Energy users eye-off class action against Stanwell and CS Energy

Lotfeeders are among a group of Queensland energy customers lining up to participate in a proposed class action against the state’s two largest electricity generators over alleged price manipulation. ..Read More

Beef Central, June 26, 2020

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