Parthenium under control at 15 sites in NSW

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has praised the actions of landholders and council weeds officers in detecting parthenium weed with the latest finds in Tamworth, Bendemeer, Blandford, Boggabri, the Kamilaroi Highway and Gunningbland near Parkes…Read More

Beef Central, June 1, 2020

ICMJ goes digital as coronavirus cancels conferences

Australia’s Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association (ICMJ) is investigating new digital delivery methods for meat science training and career networking after COVID-19 (coronavirus) forced the cancellation of its annual conferences…Read More

Beef Central, April 16, 2020

2020 will be a difficult year, but Aussie farmers likely to ‘weather COVID-19 storm’

Despite significant challenges from the global economic downturn and downward pressure on commodity prices, Australia’s agricultural sector is in a good position to weather the COVID-19 storm, Rabobank says in its April Agribusiness Monthly…Read More

Beef Central, April 2, 2020

Heavy vehicle regulator launches review into livestock transport safety

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator says livestock transport represents only four percent of the national freight task but accounts for more than 10 per cent of accidents, including a significant number of rollovers…Read More

Beef Central, March 17, 2020

$3.9m federal backing to beef up Beef 2021

The Federal Government has delivered on a budget commitment of $3.9m to support the Beef Australia 2021 expo in Rockhampton…Read More

Beef Central, December 12, 2019

Opinion: Australian ag must grow up to grow

Expanding Australia’s onshore manufacturing and value-adding capacity will be critical if we are to achieve the National Farmers’ Federation’s target of annual agricultural production value exceeding $100 billion by 2030, writes Wiley’s chief future officer Brett Wiskar.

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Brett Wiskar, November 11, 2019

Strong relationship between Aus and Japan critical: AMIC

Japan has been a key export market for Australian meat for a long time, and it remains one of the industry’s leading trading partners, Australian Meat Industry Council CEO Patrick Hutchinson told contacts in the country last week…Read More

Beef Central, October 1, 2019

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

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