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JBS concludes deal to buy Europe’s Vivera plant-based food manufacturer

JBS, the world’s largest protein company and second-largest food producer, has finalised a deal to purchase Europe’s third-largest plant-based food manufacturer, Vivera…Read More

Beef Central, 18/06/2021

Call for universal framework to showcase ag’s carbon credentials

Australian agriculture needs to develop a standard framework that showcases the industry’s sustainability and decarbonisation credentials if it is to stay competitive in the global marketplace…Read More

Neil Lyon, 18/06/2021

Recruitment: Top 10 tips for getting the best out of your employees

Somewhere in their mission statements and values, most companies claim that their employees are important, yet many fail to fully utilise the intelligence and creative talents of their people…Read More

Beef Central, 18/06/2021

Animal welfare recognised in Australian trade agreement for the first time

Animal welfare will have its own chapter in the agreement, according to details released by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade this week…Read More

Guest Author, 18/06/2021

Hoover’s $35,200 price sets world record at Casterton auction

Edenhope livestock contractor David Lee has set a new world and Australian record price for Kelpie dog when he was paid $35,200 for 26 month-old Eulooka Hoover at the Coprice Casterton Working Dog Auction on Sunday…Read More

Terry Sim, 18/06/2021

Hides market mounts mini-rally, after years of decline

Cattle hide values have mounted a mini-recovery in recent months, following years of steady decline. The market hit its lowest point during the depths of COVID last year, but many descriptions are now three to four times as high as their low-point 12 months ago…Read More

Jon Condon, 17/06/2021

Meat and alternative protein groups respond to senate inquiry into definitions of meat

Councils representing the Australian meat industry and manufacturers of alternative protein products say they are looking forward to the launch on the Senate Inquiry into Definitions of Meat and Other Animal Products announced this week…Read More

Beef Central, 17/06/2021

Australia finalises historic Free Trade Agreement with UK

The Australian red meat industry has welcomed the announcement in London overnight of agreement in-principle regarding the parameters of the Australia-United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement…Read More

Jon Condon, 16/06/2021

Senate inquiry launched into food labelling laws

In response to complaints from the Australian red meat industry, Queensland Senator Susan McDonald has launched a Senate Inquiry into food labelling laws that will investigate if terms such as “meat-free mince”, “sausage made with plants” and “vegan bacon” pass muster…Read More

Beef Central, 16/06/2021

UK free trade deal outcome expected ‘within hours’

Australia is likely to have a freshly-minted Free Trade Agreement with the United Kingdom within hours, trade and media sources have suggested this morning. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his UK equivalent, Boris Johnson met in London overnight to thrash out an in principle agreement, before an expected announcement later today, Australian time…Read More

Beef Central, 15/06/2021

Cyber risks escalating for ag businesses large and small, expert warns

The agricultural sector is rapidly increasing its use of technology but falling behind in cyber security – making it the perfect target for cyber-attacks, experts warn…Read More

James Nason, 15/06/2021

Ag achievers recognised in 2021 Queen’s Birthday honours list

Prominent bush advocate and agribusiness lawyer the late Bill Loughnan and agricultural educator and co-founder of Resource Consulting Services, Terry McCosker, are among the rural achievers to have been recognised in the 2021 Queen Honours List announced this morning…Read More

Beef Central, 14/06/2021

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