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CA extends deadline for deforestation and land management commitment feedback

Cattle Australia has extended the feedback period for its land management commitment and deforestation definition, with grassfed producers given to the end of the month…Read More

Beef Central, 19/06/2024

NFF says land and people must be at the centre of national energy plan

The National Farmers’ Federation says agriculture must not be the sacrificial lamb in Australia’s future energy plans, with the next year’s Federal election set to be an energy policy showdown…Read More

Beef Central, 19/06/2024

2024 Paddock to Palate weight gain award winners announced

The winners of the weight gain phase of the RNA’s 2024 Paddock to Palate Competition and Wagyu Challenge presented by JBS Australia were announced in Toowoomba today, with Russell Pastoral Operations, Gyranda Pastoral Company, G Morgan & Co and McIntyre Agriculture among the major winners…Read More

Beef Central, 18/06/2024

Concerns new Qld safety legislation will punish carrying a pocket-knife

Queensland farm lobby group AgForce has raised concerns about a suite of new legislation the state government is planning to implement, which could punish people carrying a pocket-knife and add another layer of legislation when buying firearms and ammunition…Read More

Eric Barker, 18/06/2024

Long-term pasture dieback research shows some clear trends

A RESEARCH program looking at the long-term trends of eight different pasture dieback sites has started to show some clear trends. This article explains what is and is not working with pasture dieback…Read More

Beef Central, 18/06/2024

Video: Fighting fire with fire at Tipperary

Producers in the NT spend a lot of time dealing with fires during the dry season months and this video shows just how adept they can be at quickly bringing a large and fast moving fire under control…Read More

James Nason, 17/06/2024

A refresher course on climate metrics and the questions that need to be asked

Why which metric is used makes a world of difference for the red meat industry…Read More

Alan Lauder, 15/06/2024

Trade on agenda as Chinese Premier and PM Albanese meet

Trade was on the agenda as Chinese Premier Li Qiang and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese held an historic meeting in Canberra this morning…Read More

Beef Central, 17/06/2024

ABS radically amends its national beef herd size estimates

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has radically altered its assessment of beef herd size in Australia, following changes in data collection and methodology. ABS’s revised estimate released today for herd size at the end of June last year is 27.8 million head, whereas its previous estimate was 24.4 million – a massive difference of 3.4 million head, or 14pc…Read More

Beef Central, 14/06/2024

CA puts deforestation cards on the table, calls for feedback

Cattle Australia has given a first look at its definition of deforestation in the Australian context, with the industry now having two weeks to provide feedback on an “information paper”…Read More

Eric Barker, 14/06/2024

Recruitment: How to handle negativity in the workplace

Negativity in the workplace can be caused by a number of factors and can be very damaging to any business, small or large, operating in the red meat supply chain. So how can an employer ensure the workplace is productive, engaged and free of negativity?..Read More

Beef Central, 14/06/2024

The age old handshake – the importance of formalising estate and succession planning for agribusinesses

Estate planning is frequently associated with simply making a will. However, death is only one aspect of the estate planning process and a complete estate plan will prepare for a variety of potential life events,..Read More

Fran Becker and Jack Conway, Hamilton Locke, 14/06/2024

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