Production

WA to move to optional earmarking and branding by 2022

Earmarking and branding of cattle, and earmarking of sheep, are set to become optional in Western Australia in 2022 following consultation with WA producers and industry stakeholders…Read More

James Nason, 17/06/2021

Webinar: Developing an immune-ready breeding cow

Developing an immune-ready breeding cow, through protection before conception is the theme of a webinar being held later today hosted by the Australian Wagyu Association and Zoetis Animal Health..Read More

Beef Central, 15/06/2021

Agtech: Gallagher buys virtual fencing technology pioneer

Electric fencing and animal management equipment company Gallagher has purchased virtual fencing technology pioneer Agersens, under a deal designed to allow Gallagher to further improve the solution and accelerate commercial expansion across Australian and international livestock markets…Read More

Beef Central, 14/06/2021

Webinars to examine northern grazing land management topics

FutureBeef will host two informative webinars on northern grazing lands management topics in the next fortnight. The first will focus on rotational versus continuous grazing systems, and the second will focus on balancing grazing and forestry interests..Read More

Beef Central, 08/06/2021

42pc probability of exotic disease incursion within five years, risk assessment suggests

A biosecurity risk exercise has indicated there could be a 42 percent probability of a significant animal disease outbreak in Australia in the next five years…Read More

Terry Sim, 02/06/2021

WA beef industry research to map carbon footprint

Results from a ground-breaking research project aimed at significantly improving the carbon footprint of Western Australia’s beef industry will be used to help all producers and stakeholders stay ahead of consumers’ expectations…Read More

Beef Central, 27/05/2021

New guide to identify and manage pasture dieback

A new Pasture dieback management guide for producers and agronomists that brings together the latest information on underlying factors and management strategies has been launched by Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA)…Read More

Beef Central, 26/05/2021

Ag carbon credits in demand as market develops

Carbon credits generated by Australian agriculture are in hot demand, and some of the opportunities they offer to producers, as well as words of warning, were discussed in a session at Beef 2021 last week…Read More

Liz Wells, 24/05/2021

MeatUp forums encourage producers to implement research on-farm

Beef producers can hear the latest regionally relevant insights from research, development and adoption programs funded by Meat & Livestock Australia at a series of upcoming MeatUp forums scheduled for Broken Hill (23 June); Port Augusta (25 June); Perth (5 August); and Dubbo (2 September)…Read More

Beef Central, 24/05/2021

Pay dirt: $200 million plan for Australia’s degraded soil is a crucial turning point

Until now, we’ve lacked an integrated national approach to managing soil health. That changed in this week’s federal budget, when Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced almost A$200 million for a National Soils Strategy…Read More

Vanessa Wong and Luke Mosley, Monash University, 13/05/2021

Awards for excellence in the Southern Australian livestock industries are open

The Southern Australia Livestock Research Council (SALRC) has announced the call for nominations for the 2021 Awards for Excellence in Southern Australian Livestock Industries…Read More

Guest Author, 06/05/2021

Building a highly profitable grazing business around climate change

The story behind a single $6.2 million cattle trade involving 2508 Angus heifers completed earlier this year helps to illustrate why Nigel and Kate Kerin changed their grazing strategy just over a decade ago…Read More

James Nason, 30/04/2021

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