Production

Multi-faceted approach needed in methane reduction in cattle, TropAg conference told

A multi-faceted approach, rather than any single ‘silver bullet’, is likely to be the solution to methane reduction in cattle, the TropAg conference in Brisbane was told yesterday…Read More

Jon Condon, November 12, 2019

Mosaic agriculture paves way beef production diversification

Lessons learned from research into the potential for mosaic agriculture in northern Western Australia were revealed at the Kimberley Pilbara Cattlemen’s Association’s Innovation Conference field day in Broome this week…Read More

Beef Central, November 7, 2019

Producers warned to test stressed stockfeed for nitrate levels

Up to 25 percent of failed crops tested in the past week had nitrate levels which pose a health risk to stock…Read More

Beef Central, November 1, 2019

At-risk NSW producers urged to vaccinate following second Anthrax case

NSW Department of Primary Industries and Local Land Services is encouraging farmers in the centre of the state to vaccinate their livestock following confirmation of a second case of anthrax for 2019. ..Read More

Beef Central, October 30, 2019

Science meets practice in Australia’s longest running commercial grazing trial

It was a full house at Wambiana Station, south of Charters Towers last week, when a hundred graziers and industry representatives gathered for a field day, run as part of Australia’s longest-running commercial grazing trial…Read More

Beef Central, October 25, 2019

New rapid tests for bluetongue virus

New rapid molecular tests have been developed to identify bluetongue virus in Australian cattle and sheep. The new tests cut the result time from weeks or months to just a few hours, and can also accommodate testing for more than one strain at a time…Read More

Beef Central, October 14, 2019

Unlocking the secrets to sustainable and profitable intensification in the north

A new three year project is gathering objective data and developing a calculator tool to reduce risk and increase producer confidence to invest in paddock development to lift breeder herd productivity…Read More

Beef Central, October 9, 2019

Bloat losses in NSW, Vic – but capsules still not available

While drought across much of eastern Australia has negated the need for bloat capsules in many areas, there are still regions in NSW and Victoria where bloat is causing losses – and capsules are still years away from being available in Australia…Read More

Fiona Myers, October 2, 2019

Kimberley experience in using pain relief management for livestock

Kimberley (WA) beef producers the Brockhurst family have used a state-government backed Business Improvement Grant to explore the use of pain relief in cattle in extensive northern grazing conditions.  ..Read More

Beef Central, October 7, 2019

Western Australia’s top MSA producers announced

Beef producers from throughout Western Australia have taken out the top awards at the 2019 Meat Standards Australia (MSA) Excellence in Eating Quality Awards for the State, presented at Harvey last Thursday night…Read More

Beef Central, October 7, 2019

South Australia’s top MSA producers announced

Beef producers from throughout South Australia have taken out the top awards at the 2019 Meat Standards Australia (MSA) Excellence in Eating Quality Awards for the State, presented at Naracoorte last night…Read More

Beef Central, October 2, 2019

Weighing up the benefits of controlled mating in northern beef herds + VIDEO

Controlled mating is the focal point of a new video featuring QDAF beef extension officer, Byrony Daniels, beef producer, Doug Burnett, and cattle veterinarian, Alan Guilfoyle…Read More

Beef Central, October 1, 2019

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