Large crowd attends MLA BeefUp forum in Cloncurry + PICS

James Nason, 21/10/2021

MORE than 90 people have attended Meat & Livestock Australia’s BeefUp forum in Cloncurry this morning, where issues such as phosphorus supplementation, best practice cow and calf management and strategies to build adoption of research have featured prominentlyin discussions.

Today’s turnout is regarded as the one of the largest producer attendances in the more than decade of stand-alone Beef Up  Forums that have been held across Northern Australia, according to former NABRC chair Lee Fitzpatrick, who is now running the Northern Breeding Business NB2.

See below pics from this mornings program – More coverage from today and tomorrow’s event will appear on Beef Central in coming days.

Doug McNicholl, program manager – Sustainability Innovation, MLA addresses this morning’s BeefUp forum in Cloncurry.

Susan Dowling, National Recovery and Resilience Agency, Cloncurry; Colin Burnett, Lara Downs, Julia Creek and Dr Tim Driscoll, Royal Flying Doctor Service.

Robert McKenzie, Moyallen Pastoral Company, Steve Taylor, Moriah, Chinchilla
and Dr Chelsea Jarvis, Northern Australia Climate Program, University of Southern Queensland.

Alby Flood, MGS Pastoral, Junction Creek, Charters Towners and Rebecca and Clifton Brewer, Rivers Edge Enterprises, McKinlay.

Ruth Chaplain, Wynberg, Cloncurry and Prudence Barwick, Entegra.

Peter McHugh, Causeway Produce, Townsville and Nigel Tomkins, MLA.

Kristen Ayliffe, Stanbroke, Fort Constantine and Erin and Clayton Curley, Gipsy Plains, Cloncurry.

Luis Prada e Silva, Centre for Animal Science, University of Queensland and Phil Tickle, Cibo Labs.

Darryl Lyons, TNQ Hub, James Cook University and Alf Collins, CBV Genetics, Marlborough.

Tom Scholes, Rivers Edge Enterprises, Julia Creek; Phillip Avery, TopX, Cloncurry; Peter and Hannah Hachon, Granada, Cloncurry and Ardie Lord, Lord Pastoral, Richmond.

Tim Schatz, principal pastoral production research officer, NT Dept of Industry, Tourism and Trade, discusses phosphorus adoption and economics.

A large crowd of cattle producers and industry services providers has attended the MLA Beef Forum in Cloncurry this morning.




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