Burger giant McDonald’s pulls out of Angus verification program

Eleven years after burger giant McDonald’s launched its hugely popular Angus burger range, the company has pulled out of supporting Angus Australia’s breed’s verification program…Read More

Beef Central, September 30, 2020

Let’s be ‘braver’ with R&D fund allocation decisions, urges MLA MD

The red meat industry needs to be ‘braver’ with its research and development fund allocation decisions, in an era of ‘fewer, bigger, bolder’ R&D projects, MLA managing director Jason Strong told a recent online stakeholder audience…Read More

Jon Condon, September 29, 2020

Australian Beef Sustainability Steering Group appointment

A Queensland beef producer and food manufacturer has been appointed to the Australian Beef Sustainability Framework steering group, replacing retiring member Greg Campbell. ..Read More

Beef Central, September 29, 2020

Farms of the future: Why cattle are better than tanks

A paddock filled with grass and cattle on a family farm versus silver tanks filled with microbes owned by a handful of mega corporations – which is the more appealing farm of the future?..Read More

James Nason, September 28, 2020

Plans floated to create Territory Livestock Ranger squad

The Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association has floated plans to establish a 16-officer strong Northern Territory Livestock Ranger group…Read More

Beef Central, September 28, 2020

Parthenium alert for harvest machinery crossing Qld-NSW border

People bringing harvesting machinery into NSW from Queensland are required by law to ensure equipment crossing the border is free of the devastating parthenium weed and its seeds…Read More

Beef Central, September 28, 2020

Recruitment: Three key considerations for employers in job interviews

When hiring new staff there are a number of issues that need to be dealt with by a business owner or senior manager before a recruitment interview process begins. It’s much harder to retro-fit this important information into a recruitment process after the fact, says business advisor James Price…Read More

James Price*, JPAbusiness, September 25, 2020

Value-based marketing can help beef fend off the ‘silver tank’ challenge

Getting discounted for their could cattle could be the most valuable thing that could happen to producers, a leading livestock innovator told the opening day of the Livestock 2020 digital forum on Wednesday. ..Read More

James Nason, September 24, 2020

Nominations open for ABIF-Marcus Oldham College Howard Yelland Award

The Australian Beef Industry Foundation (ABIF) and Marcus Oldham College are inviting nominations for the ABIF-Marcus Oldham College Howard Yelland Award 2020…Read More

Beef Central, September 24, 2020

South American processing giant eyes off Australian investment

South American processing giant Athena Foods, a subsidiary of Minerva, is eyeing-off investment in Australian red meat processing, as part of an expansion move driven by a planned public listing on the New York stock exchange…Read More

Jon Condon, September 23, 2020

People on the Move: Appointments, retirements, achievements

Two senior analysts depart MLA | Veteran meat sales exec Ian Ball calls time | NH Foods livestock manager moves to new role at Killara | Executive changes at Mort | David Hill steps down after six years on CCA | WWF’s Ian McConnel takes on sustainability role with major US processor | Minerva Foods Asia appoints local directors | Former NTCA president aligns with global property agency | New CEO for FarmGate online auctions | Plant-based food manufacturer attracts former senior CSIRO scientist | Elders branch management appointments in Qld | New senior execs for Woolies..Read More

Jon Condon, September 23, 2020

ICMJ webinar to outline the red meat path to carbon neutrality

Practical steps for Australia’s red meat industry to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030 will be laid out at the next Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association (ICMJ) webinar on September 30…Read More

Beef Central, September 23, 2020

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