Production

Next generation methane busting feed supplement launched by WA startup

A Perth-based startup behind a new methane reducing feed supplement for livestock says its technology represents a significant leap forward, because it reproduces the methane-busting bioactive contained in red seaweed, but via a pharmaceutical process that is more efficient and scalable to produce…Read More

James Nason, 16/05/2022

NSW DPI manages major parthenium infestation at Croppa Creek

Biosecurity specialists are successfully managing a 65-hectare parthenium weed infestation near Croppa Creek after an observant agronomist found the weeds hidden in a sorghum crop and reported it late last year…Read More

Beef Central, 28/04/2022

‘Redlands’ leucaena lifts beef productivity and profitability in coastal Queensland

Associate Professor Dr Max Shelton says he is more convinced than ever that the establishment of Redlands leucaena pasture is the key to converting poor quality coastal Queensland breeding properties into highly profitable fattening enterprises…Read More

Beef Central, 14/04/2022

Has there ever been as much silage in storage as there is this year?

Silage bunkers have been topped up again after another big summer and inspired many to lock it away for the next drought…Read More

Eric Barker, 13/04/2022

NAPCo signs agreement to use methane-inhibitor Bovaer through supply chain

The North Australian Pastoral Co has signed a collaboration and supply agreement which will enable it to use the methane-reducing supplement Bovaer through its supply chain…Read More

Beef Central, 11/04/2022

A dose of resilience research for livestock producers

Livestock producers have been warned there would be a cost to pushing for high productivity if they did not also pay attention to animal health and resilience traits…Read More

Terry Sim, 06/04/2022

Ag Department reviewing overseas vaccines for Lumpy Skin Disease

There is currently no Lumpy Skin Disease vaccine approved for use in Australia, according to the Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment…Read More

James Nason, 05/04/2022

Producers have their say on northern R&D research directions

The need for independent carbon ground truthing and advisory services was among the hot topics debated as key research needs for the northern beef industry at the North Australia Beef Research Council meeting in Brisbane this week…Read More

Beef Central, 31/03/2022

Next round of Producer Demonstration Site applications now open

Funding applications are now open for cattle, sheep and goat producers throughout Australia who are interested in running local projects to demonstrate on-farm benefits of research and development findings…Read More

Beef Central, 29/03/2022

Queensland’s top MSA producers announced

Queensland beef producers who consistently deliver beef of superior eating quality were recognised last night at the MSA Excellence in Eating Quality Awards at Roma…Read More

Beef Central, 11/03/2022

NSW top MSA producers announced

NSW beef producers who consistently deliver beef of superior eating quality were recognised last night at the 2022 MSA Excellence in Eating Quality Awards at Armidale…Read More

Beef Central, 09/03/2022

MLA launches Legumes Hub

For many Australian red meat producers, incorporating legumes can significantly boost productivity and provide drought resilience and environmental benefits. This week, Meat & Livestock Australia has launched a new ‘Legumes Hub’, that showcases how industry can use legumes to benefit their businesses…Read More

Guest Author, 08/03/2022

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