The Weekly Grill

S4 Ep16: The Great Australian Charity Cattle Drive saddles up – with Bim Struss

The inaugural 2025 Great Australian Charity Cattle Drive was officially unveiled by Beef Bank director Bim Struss during Beef Week in Rockhampton. The drive will see 2000 head of cattle walked by drovers and paying supporters on horseback along designated stock routes from Longreach to Roma in May next year. In today’s week’s Weekly Gril podcastl, Bim chats with host Kerry Lonergan about the exciting project, designed to bring city and country together.  ..Read More


S4 Ep16: The Great Australian Charity Cattle Drive saddles up – with Bim Struss

The inaugural 2025 Great Australian Charity Cattle Drive was officially unveiled by Beef Bank director Bim Struss during Beef Week in Rockhampton. The drive will see 2000 head of cattle walked by drovers and paying supporters on horseback along designated stock routes from Longreach to Roma in May next year. In today’s week’s Weekly Gril podcastl, Bim chats with host Kerry Lonergan about the exciting project, designed to bring city and country together.  ..Read More

S4 Ep15: Three-Day Sickness surge in 2023-24 summer – what was behind it? with Dr Lee Taylor

The long, hot, wet 2023-24 summer saw a marked rise in Three-Day Sickness across Australia, including outbreaks in areas as far south as Victoria where it has never before been seen. In those regions, naive herds never previously exposed to BEF were hard-hit, with significant stock losses reported. Is climate change and warmer temperatures behind it, or is it simply natural variation from season to season? Dr Lee Taylor from Zoetis provides some answers..Read More

Beef 2024 Trendsetters podcast series – Former boardmember David Crombie reflects on 200 years of AA Co

Today’s fifth episode of our Trendsetters podcast series for Beef 2024 features former AA Co boardmember David Crombie, reflecting on 200 years of continuous operations for the company. AA Co celebrated its bicentenary with a lively long lunch on Tuesday during Beef 2024, attended by 450 stakeholders, past and present…Read More

Beef 2024 Trendsetters podcast series – US National Cattlemen’s Beef Association president Mark Eisele

As part of Beef Central’s coverage of this week’s Beef 2024 event in Rockhampton, the industry’s national exhibition held every three years, we present our special daily podcast series, Trendsetters. Today’s fourth episode features US National Cattlemen’s Beef Association president, Mark Eisele, who visited Beef 2024 this week as a guest of the Queensland Rural Press Club. This morning he presented an address talking trade, industry and government relations, death taxes, Yellowstone and much more…Read More

Beef 2024 Trendsetters podcast series – Richard Heath

As part of Beef Central’s coverage of this week’s Beef 2024 event in Rockhampton, the industry’s national exhibition held every three years, we present our special daily podcast series, Trendsetters. Today’s third episode features Zero Net Emissions from Agriculture CRC chief executive, Richard Heath…Read More

Beef 2024 Trendsetters podcast series – Nancy Crawshaw

As part of Beef Central’s coverage of this week’s Beef 2024 event in Rockhampton, the industry’s national exhibition held every three years, we present our special daily podcast series, Trendsetters. Today’s second episode features dynamic young New Zealand livestock producer Nancy Crawshaw, who recently received the 2024 Zanda MacDonald award…Read More

Beef 2024 Trendsetters series – Garry Edwards

As part of Beef Central’s coverage of this week’s Beef 2024 event in Rockhampton, the industry’s national exhibition held every three years, we present our special daily podcast series, Trendsetters. Setting the scene in today’s first episode is Cattle Australia chairman, Garry Edwards. This series is brought to listeners by Colliers Agribusiness. ..Read More

S4 Ep14: Addressing mental health in the bush, with Dolly’s Dream’s Sally McSweeney and mental health expert Dr Simone Shaw

Today’s Weekly Grill podcast turns to the important topic of mental health in the bush, with contributions from Dolly’s Dream general manager Sally McSweeny and neuro science specialist Dr Simone Shaw.   There'[s lots of Dolly’s Dream activity planned for Beef 2024 in Rockhampton next month…Read More

S4 Ep13: Regular cattle market update, with Matt Dalgleish and Chris Howie

In today’s Weekly Grill podcast RMA’s Chris Howie and Ep3’s Matt Dalgleish provide a cattle and beef markets update, as the industry heads into the thick of the mid-year production cycle. Challenges lay ahead, but on balance the industry is in strong shape to meet the growing beef demand challenge over the next couple of years, the pair suggest. ..Read More

S4 Ep12: Northern property market, with valuer Frank Peacocke

Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week turns up the heat on Darwin-based rural property valuer Frank Peacocke, discussing the outlook for land values in the Northern Territory and Kimberley region, alternate land use with the region’s emerging farming sector, carbon opportunities and other issues…Read More

S4 Ep11: AA Co 200 years – Recollections from former staffmember Geoff Wagstaff

As part of our series relating to AA Co’s 200-year anniversary this year, today’s Weekly Grill podcast episode sees host Kerry Lonergan chatting with former AA Co senior manager Geoff Wagstaff, who worked with the company for almost 30 years from 1979…Read More

S4 Ep10: Celebrating the success of the ICMJ program, with Peter McGilchrist

On the eve of the annual Inter-Collegiate Meat Judging northern conference in Rockhampton, Kerry Lonergan chats with ICMJ chairman Peter McGilchrist and recent graduates Ethan Mooney and Chloe Gould about the valuable educational role the program serves for the Australian beef and sheepmeat industries…Read More

S4 Ep9: Industry advocate, Brent Finlay

Former NFF President Brent Finlay came out of the paddock two decades ago to tackle agricultural representation including local, state, commodity, national and World Farm Organisation roles. Passionate about Australia’s greatest industry – agriculture – its people, its communities and its products, he is seeking support from across the sector and the rural community for landmark reforms to Australian agricultural representation. Relieving unnecessary regulatory burdens is just one of the topics raised during today’s discourse with Weekly Grill podcast host, Kerry Lonergan.  ..Read More

S4 Ep8: Beef 2024 chairman Bryce Camm

With the countdown to the Australian beef industry’s Beef 2024 event now down to seven weeks, podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week chats with event chairman Bryce Camm. More than 100,000 Australian and international meat and livestock industry stakeholders are expected to pass through the Rocky Showgrounds for the six-day event starting May 6.

How are preparations going? What’s new for 2024?..Read More

S4 Ep7: Northern Cooperative Meat Co chairman, John Seccombe

Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week chats with John Seccombe, Northern NSW beef producer and chairman of the Northern Co-operative Meat Co processing business at Casino. Operating since 1933, NCMC is recognised in Australia and globally as an industry leader in red meat processing, and along with WAMMCo in WA, is one of only two cooperatively-structed red meat processors in the country…Read More

S4 Ep6: MLA Science & Innovation head, Michael Lee

Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week chats with Michael Lee – Group manager for Science and Innovation at MLA – leading a team working in areas like food safety, processing efficiencies, automation, digital agriculture, objective measurement, food innovation, meeting market specifications, and positioning red meat value chains for future growth..Read More

S4 Ep5: Cattle Australia chief executive, Chris Parker

Weekly Grill host, Kerry Lonergan this week catches up with Cattle Australia chief executive, Dr Chris Parker. Among other topics, the pair discuss the grassfed cattle levy, carbon and methane, biosecurity, skilled labour shortages, sustainability … and more…Read More

S4 Ep4: Northern live exporter Patrick Underwood

With Wednesday’s Indonesian national election victory being claimed by Prabowo Subianto, attention will now focus on the prospects for 2024 live cattle import permits to be issued, following lengthy delays. In this week’s Weekly Grill podcast, host Kerry Lonergan talks with Darwin based live exporter Patrick Underwood about the permit issue, prospects for live exports to Indonesia and other markets throughout 2024, and what happens to northern cattle – now rapidly gaining weight – if there are further permit delays…Read More

S4 Ep3: Northern pastoral and agribusiness identity, Chris Evans

This week’s Weekly Grill podcast guest, Chris Evans, has spent his working life involved in extensive cattle operations across Northern Australia – both as a consultant/advisor and under his own steam…Read More

S4 Ep2: What lies ahead in 2024 for beef, with analyst Simon Quilty

Today’s Weekly Grill podcast hosted by Kerry Lonergan features independent analyst Simon Quilty, discussing the current market environment and what lies ahead…Read More

S4 Ep1: Cattle market update, with Matt Dalgleish and Chris Howie

In today’s return of Beef Central’s Weekly Grill podcast series RMA’s Chris Howie and Ep3’s Matt Dalgleish tackle whether the best of the price rally is now behind us and will processors facing labour challenges be able to cope with greater slaughter cattle volumes? ..Read More

S3 Ep41: Beef extension legend, Bernie English

North QLD beef extension legend Bernie English has notched up 50 years engaging with beef producers and other stakeholders over adoption of of new practises and technologies. In today’s final Weekly Grill podcast for 2023, host Kerry Lonergan asks him a key question: “What changes would you make if you were Queensland Agriculture Minister for a week?”             ..Read More

S3 Ep40: On National Ag Day, the Weekly Grill chats with new NFF president David Jochinke

As part of National Ag Day today, Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan sits down to chat with freshly-minted NFF president, David Jochinke ..Read More

S3 Ep39: Cattle market update, with Chris Howie & Matt Dalgleish

In this week’s Weekly Grill podcast, regular market commentators Chris Howie and Matt Dalgleish respond to the questions: are we near the bottom of the price cycle? What lies ahead for prices in 2024?..Read More

S3 Ep38: Stock agent, cattle buyer, breed administrator – Chris Todd calls time on a colourful career

Over a 40+ year career in the beef industry, Christ Todd has worked in senior operations and management position in stock agency, processor cattle buying and most recently, breed society administration. He retired recently – here’s his recollections of how things have changed ..Read More

S3 Ep37: Methane-reducing feed additive producer Adam Main

Where is progress up to in the development of feed additives designed to mitigate the production of methane in the rumen of beef cattle? In this week’s podcast, host Kerry Lonergan chews the fat with Adam Main from CH4 Australia, a company producing feed additives from asparagopsis seaweed, farmed in a network of land-based ponds on the Eyre Peninsula…Read More

S3 Ep36: Meat Standards Australia pioneer, Rod Polkinghorne

As the Australian red meat industry approaches the twenty-fifth anniversary of the launch of Meat Standards Australia, this week’s Weekly Grill podcast episode dives deep into the evolution of the ground-breaking tenderness guarantee program with one of its pioneers, Rod Polkinghorne…Read More

S3 Ep35: Value-adding red meat, with successful beef jerky manufacturer Emily Pullen

Can Australia do more with its red meat production than simply putting it in a box and selling it in chilled or frozen form? Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week sits down with successful beef jerky manufacturer Emily Pullen, whose family produces the popular Jim’s Jerky range in Queensland…Read More

S3 Ep34: Cattle Australia acting CEO, Adam Coffey

Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week sits down with Cattle Australia’s acting chief executive, Queensland beef producer Adam Coffey. The pair discuss Cattle Australia’s progress over its first 12 months, progress on plans to fund the grassfed industry representative body, and CA’s recent call to shift the beef industry’s environmental benchmark focus from ‘carbon neutral’ to ‘climate neutral.’..Read More

S3 Ep33: Live exporter, Justin Slaughter from Austrex

This week, Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan talks with live exporter Justin Slaughter, CEO and managing director of AgTrade, an Australian-owned, globally-focused livestock, genetics and food security company, whose businesses include live exporter Austrex, red meat supply chain manager Paradigm Foods and Thrive Agri…Read More

S3 Ep32: Addressing the labour crisis in the bush, with recruiter Ray Johnson and labour provider Tom Reardon

This week, Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan talks with recruiters and labour service providers Ray Johnson and Tom Reardon about the labour drought being experienced across the bush ..Read More

S3 Ep31: Cattle market update, with Chris Howie & Matt Dalgleish

Australian young cattle and slaughter cattle prices have continued to descend during the first half of 2023. In this week’s Weekly Grill podcast, regular market commentators Chris Howie and Matt Dalgleish respond to the question: are we near the bottom of the price cycle? ..Read More

Weekly Grill S3 Ep30: Zanda McDonald Award winner, Mitch Highett

Thirty-three year old Mitch Highett is a city boy by origin, but has forged an impressive early career in the beef industry. He chats this week with Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan. The winner of the 2023 Zanda McDonald award lives in Orange NSW, and is the founder and MD of farm management company Bullseye Ag, working with farms across NSW and QLD managing more than 200,000ha..Read More

Weekly Grill S3 Ep29: Is the heat going out of the property market, with Tim Lane and Tim McKinnon

Elders’ Northern Australian property chief Tim Lane, and LAWD director and head valuer Tim McKinnon chew the fat with Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week about the property market outlook. Has the gloss gone off, because of the slump in cattle prices, dry weather and elevated interest rates? Are corporates about to mount another big acquisition surge? ..Read More

Weekly Grill S3 Ep28: ACC head Anthony Lee on industry’s education challenge

Australian Country Choice head Anthony Lee gave a powerful address at Brisbane Ekka this time last year on  the need for greater industry focus on training and education. What’s happened in the 12 months since? In this week’s podcast, Mr Lee and host Kerry Lonergan chew the fat on some of the encouraging progress that’s been made over the past 12 months, and the challenges that still lie ahead.   ..Read More

Weekly Grill S3 Ep27: Beef industry stakeholders attending Brisbane’s Ekka

This week’s Weekly Grill podcast takes a different approach, chatting with beef industry stakeholders, politicians and others about what’s on their mind. Cost of production, the prospects of heading back into drought, and carbon came up in several conversations, as did the genetic progress being made in the Australian beef industry – manifested in the Ekka’s magnificent stud beef judging display…Read More

S3 Ep26: AMIEU’s Matt Journeaux

This week’s Weekly Grill podcast take a look at the red meat processing labour challenge, and possible solutions, from another perspective – through an interview with the Australian Meat Industry Employee’s Union Queensland branch secretary, Matt Journeaux. Mr Journeaux and podcast host Kerry Lonergan explore a range of issues from attracting employees to work in the processing industry, to overseas labour programs, the need for training and the modern day role of the union movement…Read More

S3 Ep25: QLD beef processor Terry Nolan

Creative solutions to processing labour challenges, trends in the slaughter and store cattle markets, and how the business has moved on from devastating flooding in early 2022 were topics served up during this week’s Weekly Grill podcast, where host Kerry Lonergan has a lengthy chat with southeast Queensland beef processor Terry Nolan, co-principal of Nolan Meats near Gympie…Read More

S3 Ep24: CPC managing director and Livecorp chairman, Troy Setter

Fresh back from a marketplace visit to Indonesia, Consolidated Pastoral Co head and Livecorp chairman Troy Setter sits down to chew the fat with Kerry Lonergan in the latest episode of Beef Central’s Weekly Grill podcast…Read More

S3 Ep23: Cattle Australia chief executive Luke Bowen

Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on Cattle Australia CEO, Luke Bowen. What are the front-of-mind issues faced by the grassfed beef industry as we pass he mid-point of 2023? How are Cattle Australia’s finance plans developing?  How important is carbon/sustainability on CA’s policy-setting radar? These and other topics are covered in this week’s episode   ..Read More

S3 Ep22: Objective carcase measurement, with Graham Gardiner and Peter McGilchrist

The weekly Grill this week turns up the heat on two of Australia’s leading meat scientists, Prof Graham Gardiner and Dr Peter McGilchrist – who have headed Australia’s recent research into objective carcase measurement. The ground-breaking ALMTech project driving advances in objective measurement for carcase yield and quality officially came to a close on 30 June. So what’s been achieved? What remains to be done? Is there a risk of the work stalling, now that finding for the research has come to a close?..Read More

S3 Ep21: The voice of the bush in Canberra – Senator Susan McDonald

Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on the woman regarded by many as the ‘voice of the bush’ in Canberra, Senator Susan McDonald. Among the broad topics discussed, Sen McDonald was the chair of the Senate inquiry into Definitions of Meat and Other Animal Products back in 2022, that proposed a raft of changes to terminology around plant-basd meat and other issues. What’s happened since? ..Read More

S3 Ep20: Red meat industry advocate, Laura Ryan

This week, Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on international red meat advocate, Laura Ryan, co-founder of the Global Meat Alliance and the global head of the Meat Business Women group..Read More

S3 Ep19: The changing beef consumer focus, with Stockyard’s Lisa Sharp

This week, Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on consumer behaviour and marketing expert, Stockyard’s Lisa Sharp…Read More

S3 Ep18: Cattle market update, with Chris Howie & Matt Dalgleish

Australian young cattle and slaughter cattle prices have continued to descend during the first half of 2023. In this week’s Weekly Grill podcast, regular market commentators Chris Howie and Matt Dalgleish respond to the question: are we near the bottom of the price cycle? ..Read More

S3 Ep17: Value-added beef processor David Beak

Time-poor householders around the world are increasingly looking at more convenient heat-and-serve and ready-to-eat meals instead of purchasing conventional chilled beef or lamb. One of the pioneers in the value-added further processing industry in Australia, David Beak, sits down with the Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week…Read More

S3 Ep16: NSW beef producer and Cattle Australia director, George King

New South Wales beef producer George King’s views expressed in an opinion piece on carbon published on Beef Central back in March attracted an extraordinary level of reader comment. Here are some of his views, expressed in this week’s podcast with Weekly Grill host, Kerry Lonergan ..Read More

S3 Ep15: Angus Australia president Erica Halliday

Angus seedstock producers are gathered in Tamworth this week for the breed’s annual conference, and in this week’s Weekly Grill podcast, host Kerry Lonergan caught up with Angus Australia president Erica Halliday. ..Read More

S3 Ep14 Australian red meat processing senior statesman, Allan Teys

In this week’s episode, 88-year-old beef processing industry veteran Allan Teys reflects on his experiences stretching across seven decades in the red meat industry. Mr Teys reflects on the good times, as well as the bad, and the colourful as well as the sober – including the 1974 Beef Slump, dealings with the late Kerry Packer during the Consolidated Meat Group era, and the relationships between producers and processors. ..Read More

S3 Ep13 Where are Australian red meat’s free trade agreements up to, with MLA’s Andrew Cox

In this week’s episode, Weekly Grill host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on MLA international markets manager Andrew Cox, with a focus on Australian red meat’s Free Trade Agreements. It is widely anticipated that Prime Minister Albansese will make an announcement about the UK FTA while in London this weekend for Charles’ investiture ..Read More

S3 Ep12 Agtech update

This week’s episode continues an occasional  showcase series on interesting pieces of emerging ag technology. Weekly Grill host Kerry Lonergan points the microphone at James Diamond, who has developed a personal location finder device with high workplace safety implications for agriculture, and New Zealander Dr Mark Ferguson from tech developer neXtgen Agri, whose AI-driven facial recognition technology for livestock is in an advanced stage of development..Read More

S3 Ep11: The goat market cycle, with Western Meat Exporters’ Campbell McPhee

The market for goats soared to record highs during COVID, before crashing spectacularly over the past six months. Where does the goat market go  from here? Is international demand in recovery? Have goat numbers bred up after the drought to the point of over-supply? In this episode of the Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan talks with Charleville Meat Processors’ Campbell McPhee…Read More

S3 Ep10: How is drought impacting the US beef pipeline? with columnist Steve Kay

Beef Central’s US-based monthly columnist Steve Kay, publisher of US Cattle Buyers Weekly, sits down to chew the fat with Weekly Grill host Kerry Lonergan in today’s podcast episode. After 12 months of severe drought, US beef production and numbers going onto feed are now in rapid decline. What ‘s it doing to production volume, beef demand, and cattle and beef prices?   ..Read More

S3 Ep9: Cattle market update, with Chris Howie & Matt Dalgleish

Australian young cattle and slaughter cattle prices have continued to descend since our opening markets summary podcast for the year with regular commentators, Stockco’s Chris Howie and Ep3’s Matt Dalgleish  back in late January. Two months on, are we near the bottom of the price cycle? Is there still a way to go? What impact will the forecast drier winter have on cattle supply and demand? These and other questions are posed in today’s cattle market update podcast by Weekly Grill host, Kerry Lonergan…Read More

S3 Ep8: What are the big trends evident in Beef Central’s Top 25 Lotfeeders report?

Big changes are sweeping the Australian grainfed beef industry, and today’s episode of the Weekly Grill podcast captures some of the big trends evident in Beef Central’s current Top 25 Lotfeeders industry analysis. Join Zoetis’s Andrew Hallas and Beef Central publisher Jon Condon, as they sit down with podcast host Kerry Lonergan to explore the big trends in the industry, and what’s driving them…Read More

S3 Ep7: Highland Beef supply chain principal, Murray Richardson

This week’s Weekly Grill podcast focusses on Highland Beef Pastoral Co, a unique Australian certified grassfed beef supply chain targetting the US home-delivery market. As principal Murray Richardson explains, Highland Beef – somewhat unusually – was ‘reverse engineered’, in that the US customer was found first, and the supply chain built around it…Read More

S3 Ep6: Australian Beef Sustainability Chair, Mark Davie

This week’s podcast features an interview with Australian Beef Sustainability Framework Chair, and Central Queensland beef producer, Mark Davie..Read More

S3 Ep5: Live export industry pioneer Rick Trivett

This week’s podcast features an interview with live export industry pioneer Dr Rick Trivett…Read More

S3 Ep4: Cattle Australia president David Foote

This week’s podcast is an interview with the grassfed cattle industry’s new boss, David Foote, chairman of Cattle Australia. The freshly-minted peak council has a big task in front of it, not the least being developing a viable funding model. ..Read More

S3 Ep3: Murray Arnel

This week’s podcast is an interview with Beef Central’s veteran saleyards market reporter Murray Arnel, who retires shortly after a distinguished 45-year career watching the ebbs and flows of the southern cattle and sheep markets…Read More

S3 Ep2: MLA managing director Jason Strong

Today’s second Weekly Grill podcast for 2023 is an interview with MLA managing director Jason Strong, looking at what lies ahead in red meat industry R&D, marketing and market development…Read More

S3 Ep1: Cattle market update, with Chris Howie & Matt Dalgleish

Today’s season-opening interview is a start-of-year assessment of the cattle and beef markets for 2023 with regular commentators, Stockco’s Chris Howie and Ep3’s Matt Dalgleish…Read More

S2 Ep40: Carbon neutral beef brand program pioneer, James Madden

Today’s final Weekly Grill podcast with host Kerry Lonergan is an interview with Flinders + Co branded beef supply chain principal, James Madden. Flinders + Co created headlines in 2018 when it became the first meat company in the world to fully offset all carbon emissions from not only its own business, but every kilogram of meat it sold. What has happened since?..Read More

S2 Ep39: Cattle market update, with Chris Howie & Matt Dalgleish

Today’s Weekly Grill podcast with host Kerry Lonergan is an end-of-season wrap-up of the cattle and beef markets with regular commentators, Stockco’s Chris Howie and Ep3’s Matt Dalgleish. The trio discuss the 2022 year that was, and what lies ahead…Read More

S2 Ep38: MLA’s Corporate chef Sam Burke

MLA’s corporate chef Sam Burke has an infectious enthusiasm for all things red meat, and the endless possibilities in how best to enjoy it when cooking a quick mid-week meal for the family, or a long weekend lunch with friends out of the smoker. In this extensive Weekly Grill interview with host Kerry Lonergan, the larger-than-life character looks at some of the opportunities and challenges facing red meat in consumer-land…Read More

S2 Ep37: Downs lotfeeder David Brown, and BeefEX attendees

The Weekly Grill headed to the feedlot industry’s BeefEX conference in Brisbane last week, catching up with Darling Downs lotfeeder David Brown for an extended chat on the present challenges and opportunities in lotfeeding, plus a series of ‘vox pop’ responses from other lotfeeders attending the conference…Read More

S2 Ep36: The changing face of the ag finance sector, with NAB’s Khan Horne

Against a background of rising interest rates and international political uncertainty, agricultural financiers remain optimistic about lending in the Australian agriculture space, the Weekly Grill podcast host, Kerry Lonergan learned this week. In this episode, Kerry speaks with National Australia Bank’s Khan Horne, who has monitored the industry’s fortunes over 30 years…Read More

S2 Ep35: McDonald’s global head of beef procurement, Andrew Brazier at BeefEX

Global burger restaurant giant McDonald’s has withstood the effects of the COVID pandemic better than many in the food service industry, with trade volumes well up this year in many countries. It has made the supply challenge ever greater for McDonald’s global head of procurement, Andrew Brazier, he told the Weekly Grill’s Kerry Lonergan during BeefEX…Read More

S2 Ep34: Cattle market update, with Chris Howie & Matt Dalgleish

The looming impact of the US drought on global beef supply and demand over the next two years is a key focus in today’s cattle and beef market update with Ep3’s Matt Dalgleish and Stockco’s Chris Howie…Read More

S2 Ep33: Aussie agtech innovations – Farmbot and Optiweigh

Australian agriculture has always punched above its weight in terms of delivering world class inventions to improve farming and livestock efficiency – and therefore profits.

In today’s episode of The Weekly Grill you’ll hear about two more all-Australian technologies which are fast proving themselves here and now their inventors have their sights set on overseas markets…Read More

S2 Ep 32: Water and dam construction advocate, John Cotter

Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week turns the heat up on water and dam construction advocate and managing director of Bowen River Utilities, John Cotter. His company is backing the huge Urannah Dam proposal near Bowen in North Queensland, pitching it as a combined agricultural irrigation and hydro electricity green energy  project…Read More

S2 Ep 31: Australian Cattle Vets president, Tracy Sullivan

Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week points the microphone towards the president of the Australian Cattle Vets Association, Dr Tracy Sullivan. The pair explore the historic launch this week of the ambitious Immune Ready vaccination program, the challenges of attracting young vets to work in the bush, the pros and cons of layman preg-testing and other topics…Read More

S2 Ep 30: Independent meat & livestock analyst Simon Quilty

Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week points the microphone towards independent meat and livestock industry analyst and consultant, Simon Quilty. In a wide ranging discussion, the pair chat about prospects for improvement in China market access, the impact that the US drought will have on Australia’s beef fortunes heading into 2023, cattle market direction, FMD and other topical issues…Read More

S2 Ep 29: Genetics innovator Tom Bull

Forget tradition and focus on profitability. That’s one of the key messages from livestock and genetics industry innovator, Tom Bull, who sits down with The Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week for a chat.
The high profile Holbrook, NSW lamb genetics provider is a regular speaker at beef industry gatherings across the country, providing an ‘outsiders perspective’ on approaches to genetic and business development…Read More

S2 Ep 28: Red meat industry’s R&D challenge, with MLA’s Mick Crowley

This week the Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan catches up with Mick Crowley, MLA’s general manager for research, development and adoption.
In a wide ranging interview, the pair discuss the prioritisation and allocation of industry funds to R&D, and the industry service delivery company’s focus on ‘Fewer, bigger, bolder,” R&D projects…Read More

S2 Ep 27: Beef chef and social media sensation, Andy Hearnden

This week the Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan catches up with Andy Hearnden, executive chef with beef processor Kilcoy Global Foods. Andy has become something of a social media sensation, produced a suite of inspiring and motivating video clips encouraging young chefs and keen home cooks to push the boundaries in how they select, prepare and cook red meat cuts…Read More

S2 Ep 26: Low Stress Stock Handling founder, Jim Lindsay

This week the Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan catches up with Jim Lindsay, the founder of the Low Stress Stock Handling movement. Over the past 30 years, Jim and his co-facilitators have delivered hundreds of LSS courses across Australia, imprinting thousands of beef producers with better understanding about work cattle…Read More

S2 Ep 25: QLD Livestock Exporters Association president, Greg Pankhurst

The Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week ventured out to the Brisbane Ekka to turn up the heat on Greg Pankhurst, Queensland Livestock Exporters Association president. In a wide ranging interview, the pair discuss current market conditions, FMD, impacts on exports, plus what that means for Indonesia, Vietnam, China, Brazil… and more…Read More

S2 Ep 24: NTCA President, David Connolly

The Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week ventured out to the Brisbane Ekka to turn up the heat on Northern Territory Cattlemens Association President and Tipperary Group GM, David Connolly. Mr Connolly was one of the keynote speakers at today’s Droughtmaster 60th anniversary seminar…Read More

S2 Ep 23: Chris Howie & Matt Dalgleish on the rapidly changing cattle market

This week, The Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on our regular cattle market commentators, Chris Howie from Stockco, and Matt Dalgleish from Thomas Elder Markets. There have been some dramatic movements in the Australian store and slaughter cattle markets since the trio last came together back in June…Read More

S2 Ep 22: Kimberley Meat Co chief, David Larkin

This week, The Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on industry identity David Larkin, head of Kimberley Meat Co processing business near Broome…Read More

S2 Ep 21: Beef Central’s ‘Man on the ground’ in Indonesia, Ross Ainsworth

The Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week turns up the heat on Beef Central’s ‘Man on the ground’ in Indonesia, Dr Ross Ainsworth, on the rapidly escalating Foot & Mouth Disease crisis, and what it means for Australia..Read More

S2 Ep 20: Queensland beef processor, Trevor Lee

The Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week turns up the heat on veteran Queensland red meat processor, Trevor Lee…Read More

S2 Ep 19: Working dog legend, Frank Finger

The Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week turns up the heat on Central Queensland working dog legend, Frank Finger, fresh from his appearances on ABC TV’s Working Dogs series…Read More

S2 Ep 18: New Federal Agriculture Minister, Murray Watt

Host Kerry Lonergan this week turns up the heat on newly-minted Federal Agriculture Minister, Murray Watt, touching on broad-ranging issues including regional jobs and the industry’s underlying labour shortage, biosecurity challenges including FMD and Lumpy Skin Disease, energy prices, livestock export trade and carbon emissions…Read More

S2 Ep 17: Wagyu Association president and Zanda McDonald award winner, Charlie Perry

Host Kerry Lonergan this week turns up the heat on young NSW Wagyu beef producer, Charlie Perry, the 2022 Zanda McDonald award winner for young industry stakeholders, and current president of the Australian Wagyu Association..Read More

S2 Ep 16: Markets update, with Chris Howie and Matt Dalgleish

Host Kerry Lonergan this week turns up the heat on StockCo’s Chris Howie and Thomas Elder Markets’ Matt Dalgleish, in our latest cattle markets wrap for the year. The pair explore the current drivers for young cattle, breeding cattle and slaughter cattle prices and where the markets may head in coming months…Read More

S2 Ep 15: Cattle baron Peter Hughes

The Weekly Grill host Kerry Lonergan this week talks with northern Australian cattleman Peter Hughes, who has forged a vast grazing empire across Queensland and the Northern Territory over the past 40 years…Read More

S2 Ep 14: ALFA president Barb Madden

The Weekly Grill host Kerry Lonergan this week talks with Barb Madden from Smithfield Cattle Co, president of the Australian Lot Feeders Association…Read More

S2 Ep 13: Sally Warriner – “Not just the wife of the general manager”

The Weekly Grills host Kerry Lonergan this week talks with Sally Warriner, who recently published her memoirs having spent nearly 25 years living in the outback on cattle stations with her former husband, Ken…Read More

S2 Ep 12: Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef president, Ian McConnel

The Weekly Grill host Kerry Lonergan this week talks with Ian McConnel, president of the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef…Read More

S2 Ep 11: Lumpy Skin Disease and biosecurity issues, with Australia’s chief vet, Dr Mark Schipp

The Weekly Grill host Kerry Lonergan this week talks with Australia’s chief veterinary officer Dr Mark Schipp, discussing latest biosecurity issues of relevance to the beef industry – and in in particular, the looming threat of Lumpy Skin Disease…Read More

S2 Ep 10: Whats in store for rural property market values in 2022?

Rural property: what’s happening, and where are values headed? The Weekly Grill host Kerry Lonergan this week talks with Herron Todd White’s Tim Lane, discussing some of the key messages from HTW’s recent annual rural property briefings held in Brisbane and Melbourne…Read More

S2 Ep 9: Understanding the increasingly complex carbon market, with Terry McCosker

The Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week turns up the heat on RCS’s Terry McCosker, aiming to better understand the increasingly complex carbon sequestion and trading market. In a wide-ranging conversation, the pair touch on a range of topics from carbon offsets, likely future price trends in the carbon market, tax implications for carbon projects and what a change of government might mean for the carbon market…Read More

S2 Ep 8: Is there a future for stud cattle showing? We ask RAS’s Al Rayner and RNA’s Gary Noller

On the eve of the 200th Royal Easter Show in Sydney next week, the Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week turns up the heat on two prominent people involved in cattle showing and competition in Royal shows in Sydney and Brisbane. Sydney show chief beef cattle steward Al Rayner and Brisbane show’s chief beef cattle steward Gary Noller have seen stud show rings and led steer judging evolve over the last 40 years…Read More

S2 Ep 7: Wagyu industry pioneer, David Blackmore

The Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week turns up the heat on Wagyu industry pioneer, David Blackmore…Read More

S2 Ep 6: The bottom-to-the-top story of beef processing plant manager, Wasa Mudannayake

The Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan this week turns up the heat on beef processing plant manager Wasa Mudannayake. Sri Lankan born Wasa has experienced an extraordinary career path, starting in the casual labour queue at Beenleigh, before rising through the ranks to become general manager at Teys Lakes Creek – one of the largest meat plants in Australia…Read More

S2 Ep 5: Grazing industry identity Jock Whittle

Host Kerry Lonergan this week turns up the heat on grazing industry identity Jock Whittle, the head of asset performance for MIRA Agriculture for the Macquarie Group, who spent 12 years as chief executive officer of Paraway Pastoral Co…Read More

S2 Ep 4: Veteran red meat industry leader, David Crombie

Host Kerry Lonergan this week turns up the heat on veteran red meat industry leader David Crombie, touching on wide ranging topics from the phenomenal success of the Meat Standards Australia program to opportunities for beef in the carbon trading era, and Australia’s trading relationship with China…Read More

S2 Ep 3: Live export outlook with Dr Ross Ainsworth

Host Kerry Lonergan this week turns up the heat on Beef Central’s regular live export market commentator and columnist, Dr Ross Ainsworth. Ross has spent a lifetime working in the Australian live cattle export industry, including lengthy periods living and working in-market. In this episode he explores prospects for live export cattle prices for 2022, how major markets like Indonesia and Vietnam are performing, and competition from other protein suppliers in South America and India. ..Read More

S2 Ep 2: Markets update, with Chris Howie and Matt Dalgleish

Host Kerry Lonergan this week turns up the heat on StockCo’s Chris Howie and Thomas Elder Markets’ Matt Dalgleish, in our first markets wrap for the year. The pair explore the current drivers for young cattle, breeding cattle and slaughter cattle prices and where the markets may head in coming months…Read More

S2 Ep 1: Australian Meat Industry Council CEO, Patrick Hutchinson

Kicking off this year’s Weekly Grill podcast series today, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on Australian Meat Industry Council chief executive, Patrick Hutchinson. In a wide ranging interview, the pair explore the challenges ahead for red meat processors and retailers, including labour issues, livestock supply, consumer meat buying habits during COVID, and key export market access issues…Read More

Episode 39: Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud

Marking National Agriculture Day today, this week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series sees host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat again on Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud ..Read More

Episode 38: Chris Howie and Matt Dalgleish’s final markets wrap for 2021 – How will the big rain event impact cattle supply and price?

In this week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat again on StockCo’s Chris Howie and Thomas Elder Markets’ Matt Dalgleish, discussing the current rain event’s impact on cattle supply and price, heading into 2022…Read More

Episode 37: agricultural investor Garry Edwards, AAM

In this week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on Garry Edwards, founder and managing director of AAM Investment Group…Read More

Episode 36: Peter Parnell, retiring CEO Angus Australia

In this week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on Angus Australia’s chief executive officer Peter Parnell, who retires in February next year, having managed the nation’s largest breed society for the past twelve and a half years. Dr Parnell has presided over a period of dramatic growth for the Angus breed in Australia, driven in part by relentless breed improvement delivered through objective measurement…Read More

Episode 35: Remembering Australia’s 1974-78 Beef Cattle Slump

In this week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan turns the clock back to the 1970s, to take a look at the Great Aussie Cattle Slump. The years 1974-78 were without question the toughest that the Australian cattle industry has ever seen. He talks to three senior industry stakeholders who lived through it…Read More

Episode 34: Jason Strong, CEO Meat & Livestock Australia

In this week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on MLA chief executive Jason Strong, covering wide-ranging topics from the industry’s progress towards carbon neutral 2030, new emphasis on extension and producer uptake in R&D, plant-based proteins and management of industry levy funds during the current low beef production cycle ..Read More

Episode 33: Lotfeeding pioneer Robin Hart, Stockyard Beef

In this week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on feedlot industry and grainfed branded beef pioneer Robin Hart, founder of Stockyard Beef…Read More

Episode 32: Grace Brennan, founder of Buy from the Bush

In this week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on Grace Brennan, founder of ‘Buy from the Bush.’ In 2019, drought in NSW was devastating rural livelihoods and communities. In response, rural-dwelling, self-employed mum, Grace, started a social media campaign, #buyfromthebush, and online marketplace connecting talented makers, creators, artists and retailers from rural Australia with global consumers. It has turned into an ecommerce phenomenon…Read More

Episode 31: Chris Howie and Matt Dalgleish – EYCI at 1031c/kg – Have we hit the top of the young cattle market?

In this week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat again on StockCo’s Chris Howie and Thomas Elder Markets’ Matt Dalgleish, on whether the industry has yet seen the peak in young cattle prices…Read More

Episode 30: Cattle Council President, Markus Rathsmann

On the Weekly Grill with Kerry Lonergan this week is Marcus Rathsmann,  President of Council of Australia. A Northern Territory beef producer, Marcus answers the burning questions on possible restructuring of CCA and MLA, he has opinions on the journey ahead for beef producers as they try to meet the goal of being carbon neutral by 2030 – and of course, there’s the levy – to lift or to lower – it’s On The Grill this week…Read More

Episode 29: World’s Best Steak award winner, Patrick Warmoll from Jack’s Creek Wagyu

There’s a world champion on the Weekly Grill this week – Patrick Warmoll, the boss of Jack’s Creek Wagyu tells host Kerry Lonergan the story of winning the ‘World’s Best Steak’ title – not once but twice. Now he’s determined to get a third title later this year – and it all started because of an article in a magazine…Read More

Episode 28: Recollections of a pastoral powerhouse, with Roger Halliwell

In this week’s episode, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on veteran pastoral company identity Roger Halliwell, who spent a lifetime working with the legendary Stanbroke Pastoral Co. Prior to its sale by AMP in 2006, Stanbroke ran the largest cattle herd in the world, topping 650,000 head at one point. The company was a pioneer of many developments now commonplace in the industry, including composite breeding, extension from grassfed production into lotfeeding, and retail brand development…Read More

Episode 27: Red meat industry identity, Richard Rains

In this week’s episode, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on red meat industry identity Richard Rains, the former head of exporter, Sanger Australia. A passionate crusader for the red meat industry, Richard has strong views on wide ranging topics including fake meat, the need for more branding to lift Australian beef out of the commodity space, and how the industry should respond to attacks from animal activists and environmentalists over its sustainability performance…Read More

Episode 26: The future of carbon trading, with Toby Grogan

In this week’s week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on carbon trading expert, Toby Grogan, from Impact Agriculture. Carbon credits and carbon trading are arguably some of the most complicated and misunderstood topics in the beef industry today. What are they? How do they work? What’s in it for producers?..Read More

Episode 19: Low-and-slow BBQ king, Grant Coleman

In this week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on low-and-slow BBQ king, Grant Coleman – a former runner-up in the World BBQ Championships in Houston, Texas. ..Read More

Episode 25: RMAC chairman John McKillop

In this week’s week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on Red Meat Advisory Council chair, John McKillop. What does the future hold for RMAC? How has a loophole created by changes to food standards regulations three years ago opened the door for plant based proteins to be able to use ‘meat’ labels?..Read More

Episode 24: Gary Noller and Rob Sinnamon

In this week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on RNA councillor and Beef Cattle Committee chairman Gary Noller, and Northern NSW stud cattle breeder and exhibitor Rob Sinnamon. How does the future look for stud cattle showing in Australia? What is the beef industry learning from the RNA Paddock to Palate Challenge competitions, which have risen in prominence over the past ten years?..Read More

Episode 23: Veteran meatworks cattle buyer, David Ronalds

In this week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat again on veteran Victorian meatworks cattle buyer, David Ronalds, who this year clocks up his fifty-eighth year buying cattle across eastern and central Australia. How has the industry changed? What was cattle buying like back in 1964, when he first started? Did he ever foresee slaughter cattle making the money they are today?..Read More

Episode 22: Chris Howie and Matt Dalgleish – EYCI at 1000c/kg – Have we hit the top of the cattle market?

In this week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat again on StockCo’s Chris Howie and Thomas Elder Markets’ Matt Dalgleish, on whether the industry has yet seen the peak in young cattle prices…Read More

Episode 21: Beef processor, ACC’s David Foote

In this week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on veteran Queensland beef processor and supply chain manager, Australian Country Choice’s David Foote…Read More

Episode 20: Beef advocate and orthopaedic surgeon, Gary Fettke

In this week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on orthopaedic surgeon, Gary Fettke, who this year has emerged as a powerful advocate for a diet containing adequate amounts of red meat…Read More

Episode 18: Chris Howie and Matt Dalgleish – have we hit the top of the cattle market?

In this week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat again on StockCo’s Chris Howie and Thomas Elder Markets’ Matt Dalgleish, on whether the industry has yet seen the peak in young cattle prices…Read More

Episode 17: Tracey Hayes – live export market class action facilitator

In this week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on Tracey Hayes, who led the live export industry’s successful Class Action over the impact of the Federal Government’s 2011 Indonesian live export market suspension…Read More

Episode 16: Signature Beef’s Blair Angus – soon to be Australia’s newest red meat processor

In this week’s episode, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on Signature Beef founder and soon to be meat processor, Blair Angus. Beef industry leaders and entrepreneurs Blair and his wife Josie are undertaking the biggest risk of their business lives in establishing their own meat processing business on their property near Clermont in Central Queensland…Read More

Episode 15: CPC managing director and Livecorp chairman, Troy Setter

In this week’s episode, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on Consolidated Pastoral Co chief and Livecorp chairman, Troy Setter, touching on wide range of topics including the tight trading environment for live exporters consigning cattle into Indonesia and Vietnam, the challenges facing the northern pastoral industry, and increasing regulatory burdens being borne by the live export industry…Read More

Episode 14: Nutrition scientist and MLA board member, Manny Noakes

In this week’s episode, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on prominent nutrition scientist and MLA special skills board member, Manny Noakes. Prof Noakes touches on a range of topics including common misconceptions about red meat nutrition, how red meat is presented in the national dietary guidelines, and her opinions about the emergence of plant-based proteins, often marketed as ‘meat’. ..Read More

Episode 13: Cattle Council of Australia independent northern and southern directors, Alice Greenup and Olivia Lawson

In this week’s episode, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on the the challenges facing the Australian grassfed beef sector, in this wide-ranging and far-reaching discussion with Cattle Council of Australia independent northern and southern directors, Alice Greenup and Olivia Lawson…Read More

Episode 12: What was driving the red-hot market for merchandise and replacement equipment at Beef 2021?

In this Beef 2021 special episode of The Weekly Grill podcasts, brought to you by Colliers Agribusiness, host Kerry Lonergan talks with Beef 2021 chairman Bryce Camm and commercial trade exhibitors about what was driving the boom in sales of products and services, experienced across the grounds during the event…Read More

Episode 11: Agtech is everywhere, but how are producers approaching it?

In this Beef 2021 special episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, brought to you by Colliers Agribusiness, host Kerry Lonergan looks at some interesting agtech items making their debut at the event, and talks with producers about how they are approaching technology in their own business, barriers to adoption and related topics…Read More

Episode 10: Where to for the Australian cattle market?

Once-in-a-lifetime cattle prices, and where they may trend over the remainder of 2021, was a constant topic of discussion among the thousands of industry stakeholders attending Beef 2021 last week. In this episode of The Weekly Grill, host Kerry Lonergan talks to Thomas Elder Markets’ Matt Dalgleish and a bunch of everyday cattle producers attending the event, over where they see the slaughter and store cattle markets going in coming months…Read More

Episode 9: Rural property values with Tim Lane and Rawdon Briggs

What’s ahead for property market amid an unprecendented period of super heated cattle prices, super low interest and improved seasonal conditions in many areas?..Read More

Episode 8: Saving the world with seaweed

The prospects for methane reduction from seaweed additives in stockfeed surfaced at a number of seminars held during Beef 2021 this week. In this Beef 2021 special episode of The Weekly Grill from Rockhampton, host Kerry Lonergan talks with one of the presenters, Dr Rob Kinley from Futurefeed, the company charged with commercialising the aspargopisis red seaweed product for commercial use…Read More

Episode 7: Sydney retail butcher Stephen Kelly, head of Sutcliffe Meats

In this week’s episode, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on the domestic retail beef market, in a probing discussion on consumer issues, beef branding and the post-COVID retail environment with successful Sydney butcher Stephen Kelly, head of the Sutcliffe Meats chain of 10 retail outlets…Read More

Episode 6: AA Co’s Hugh Killen

In this week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat with his guest, Hugh Killen, managing director of the Australian Agricultural Co…Read More

Episode 5: Arcadian Organic’s Alister Ferguson

Australia is the world’s largest producer of Certified Organic beef, but while supply is expanding, it goes nowhere near filling global demand, Alister Ferguson from Toowoomba’s Arcadian Organic Meat Co tells host Kerry Lonergan in this week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series…Read More

Episode 4: Ross Fraser

This week on The Weekly Grill, host Kerry Lonergan chews the fat with livestock transport industry legend Ross Fraser, from Fraser’s Transport…Read More

Accessing The Weekly Grill podcasts through your preferred podcast channel

A number of readers have asked about accessing Beef Central’s new podcast series, The Weekly Grill, via notifications from podcast channels. Here’s some useful information…Read More

Episode 3 – Charlie Mort

On this week’s Weekly Grill, host Kerry Lonergan talks with Queensland lotfeeder Charlie Mort on the current red hot market for feeder cattle, the tough operating environment for grainfeeding supply chains, the expansion of the Mort & Co lotfeeding business, and future plans…Read More

Episode 2 – Cattle market outlook, with TEM’s Matt Dalgleish & StockCo’s Chris Howie

This week on The Weekly Grill podcast, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on cattle prices, the impact of recent rain on supply, and where the market is likely to head in coming months, with Thomas Elder Markets analyst, Matt Dalgleish and specialist livestock finance supplier StockCo’s Chris Howie…Read More

Episode 1 – Terry Nolan

This week, veteran agricultural broadcaster Kerry Lonergan joins Beef Central, hosting our brand new industry podcast series called The Weekly Grill. The new podcast series is brought to readers with..Read More

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