Miners back stronger deterrents against trespass

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) supports the strong action the Federal Government is taking on anti-farming activists and is urging the Government to extend the laws to cover mining-related businesses and infrastructure…Read More

Beef Central, August 13, 2019

LiveCorp crunching vessel dehumidification trial data

Data captured during a dehumidification trial on a livestock export vessel is now being analysed, to help to determine whether the technology has commercial potential as a heat stress mitigation tool for the industry…Read More

Beef Central, July 15, 2019

Review prompts drought policy overhaul in Qld

A review headed by former Queensland Farmers Federation CEO Ruth Wade and former AgForce CEO Charles Burke has recommended changes to how droughts are prepared for and managed in Queensland, including putting science at the forefront of drought declarations…Read More

Beef Central, July 1, 2019

NSW drought funding boost

NSW Farmers has welcomed a critical boost to NSW Government drought assistance that extends to backing town water and infrastructure projects for drought affected communities. ..Read More

Beef Central, June 12, 2019

Floods, drought impact AACo 2018-19 result

THE Australian Agricultural Co this morning announced a pre-tax earnings loss of $182.7 million and underlying operating profit after flood and drought impacts are removed of $23.7 million for its financial year ended 31 March…Read More

Beef Central, May 22, 2019

Red Meat 2030 workshops underway

Work to develop the next strategic plan for Australia’s $18 billion red meat and livestock industry is continuing through a series of industry engagement workshops beginning this month…Read More

Beef Central, May 15, 2019

Katter introduces Reconstruction Board Bill

The Katter Australia Party has introduced a bill to Federal Parliament today that seeks to establish an Australian Reconstruction and Development Board and enable reconstruction of ‘debilitating’ financial debts at the Government interest rate, currently set at 2.36pc…Read More

Beef Central, February 18, 2019

Burdekin awash but little rain in sight for Central Queensland sorghum

Central Queensland (CQ) sorghum growers have four weeks at most to plant their 2019 crop, with its total intended sorghum area only around one quarter planted, and looking unlikely to get sufficient planting rain going on current forecasts…Read More

Liz Wells, February 4, 2019

UPDATED: Court rules on US company bid to patent Aus cattle genome

In a decision with potentially concerning implications for future cattle industry research in Australia, the Federal Court has today ruled against Meat and Livestock Australia’s bid to block a US company from being granted a patent over genomic methods of identifying desirable traits of Australian cattle…Read More

Beef Central, January 23, 2019

Feedgrain Focus: Prices firm as cruel January hits sorghum

Hot and dry weather, and a pause in the arrival of vessels from Western Australia, have seen values for feedgrain lift in the past week as end-users bid up to book coverage for nearby delivery as yield outlooks slip for later-planted sorghum crops. ..Read More

Liz and Henry Wells, January 18, 2019

John Kaus funeral service

Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate the life of John Christopher Keith Kaus at a funeral service held at the Canon Jones Memorial Chapel, Anglican Church Grammar School, Oaklands Parade, East Brisbane on Thursday, December 20, at 11am…Read More

Beef Central, December 13, 2018

‘Hand ag colleges back to industry’

The National Farmers’ Federation has backed a call by AgForce for the Queensland Government to hand the keys of two agricultural colleges it plans to axe next year back to industry. ..Read More

Beef Central, December 10, 2018

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