Production

WA set to relax border controls after new Johne’s Disease detections

Western Australia is on the cusp of deregulating management of Johne’s Disease, bringing it into line with other Australian States and Territories, following the confirmed detection this week of the cattle strain of the disease in a herd in South west WA…Read More

James Nason, 15/09/2021

Registrations open for Daly Waters Beefup Forum

Northern Territory beef and live export industry stakeholders will have the chance to catch up on latest research and technology outcomes relevant to their region at a BeefUp Forum planned for Daly Waters on the Barkly Tableland in November…Read More

Beef Central, 14/09/2021

Methane-reducing feed additive Bovaer approved for use in cattle in Brazil and Chile

Cattle producers in Brazil and Chile will be the first in the world to gain access to a new methane-reducing feed additive which has also been successfully trialled in Australia…Read More

James Nason, 10/09/2021

Monitoring mealybugs part of best-practice management for dieback

Where there is pasture dieback, there are usually mealybugs. That’s the message from QUT researchers who are investigating the pasture mealybug, Heliococcus summervillei, as a causal agent of dieback. Lead researcher, associate professor Caroline Hauxwell delivered a webinar on the topic as part of MLA’s Productivity & Profitability series on Wednesday…Read More

Beef Central, 31/08/2021

Webinar series to explore northern supplementation options

Qld Department of Agriculture extension leaders Mick Sullivan and Kylie Hopkins will host an upcoming three-part webinar series discussing the management and practicalities of sensible supplementation in northern Australia, covering considerations, planning and actions. The webinar is part of the ongoing Beef Connect series, representing a collaboration between FutureBeef and Beef Central…Read More

Beef Central, 29/08/2021

Red meat producers open farm gates to share their story

Red meat producers are featuring in a series of new videos, sharing their stories to inform consumers on how red meat is produced in Australia…Read More

Beef Central, 26/08/2021

Cost-benefit analysis supports renovating farm dams to improve cattle weight gain

In a new study published this week scientists at the Australian National University (ANU) have compared the benefits of improving farm dam water quality on cattle weight gain against the cost of renovation…Read More

Beef Central, 19/08/2021

To restock or not: making good decisions when livestock prices are high

After years of drought depleting livestock numbers and with continued high prices in the saleyard and online auctions many producers are faced with some difficult decisions about restocking…Read More

Guest Author, 02/08/2021

Cattle deaths from grass tetany linked to high protein hays left after mice plagues

A ‘perfect storm’ triggered by devastating mice plagues and the return of cold, wet weather has led to a spate of recent cattle deaths from grass tetany…Read More

James Nason, 23/07/2021

Vaccines work!

Make no mistake, vaccines work and work very well, writes veterinarian Dr Ross Ainsworth, drawing on decades of experience working across Australia’s livestock sector…Read More

Guest Author, 23/07/2021

Browse legume leucaena proves its worth across Northern Australia

Impressive weightgain performance on marginal far north Queensland and Northern Territory grazing country has reinforced the benefits of investment in leucaena-grass pastures across Northern Australia…Read More

Beef Central, 21/07/2021

New website takes fight to cattle parasites

Cattle producers have a new online resource with the latest information on control of ticks, buffalo fly, worms and lice…Read More

Beef Central, 15/07/2021

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