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16 October 2017
View news from Australia Beef Producers Embracing Best Management Practices
AUSTRALIA - More than 2000 Queensland cattle producers managing more than 28 million hectares of land have now adopted the Grazing Best Management Practices (BMP) programme to boost their budget bottom line and showcase their environmental credentials,...
11 October 2017
View news from Australia Aussie Beef Prices on the Rise
AUSTRALIA - Australian beef prices are rising for the first time in five months as rains across key livestock-producing regions bring relief to farmers, ending months of distressed sales of animals following one of the worst droughts in decades....
22 September 2017
View news from Australia Scientists, Farmers Work Together to Wipe Out African Lovegrass
AUSTRALIA - A partnership between QUT, the NSW Government and farmers could lead to the eventual eradication of the highly invasive African lovegrass threatening pastures and native grasslands Australia-wide....
01 September 2017
View news from Australia HK Businessman Buys Majority Stake in Aussie Beef Processor
AUSTRALIA - Hong Kong businessman Hui Wing Mau has purchased the majority stake in Australian meat processing company Bindaree Beef Group, the company said Friday....
30 August 2017
View news from Australia Size Matters When Innovating Dairy Products
AUSTRALIA - Imagine low-fat cream that's easier to whip, cold butter that's more spreadable, and dairy cream powders that can be tailored for a range of products from milk to cheese to yoghurts....
23 August 2017
View news from Australia Pimelea Cattle Poisoning Researchers Collecting Samples
AUSTRALIA - Queensland cattle producers are being encouraged to collect Pimelea plant samples and assist scientists who are researching ways to stop cattle being poisoned by the toxic plant....
21 August 2017
View news from Australia University of Queensland Researchers Unlock Cheesemaking Secret
AUSTRALIA - Researchers say their new knowledge on the inner workings of a bacterium has important implications for Australia's billion dollar cheese industry....
01 August 2017
View news from Australia Aussie Mozzarella Cheese to be Exported to China for First Time
AUSTRALIA - Australian mozzarella cheese from Victoria will be exported to China for the first time, it was announced on Tuesday....
27 July 2017
View news from Australia Cattle Producers Sought for Reef Grazing Innovation Project
AUSTRALIA - Queensland cattle producers in Great Barrier Reef catchment areas are being encouraged to take part in an innovation project that aims to improve Reef water quality outcomes and increase farm profitability....
25 July 2017
View news from Australia ‘Paddock to Plate’ Beef Business Showcases Sustainable Farm Practices
AUSTRALIA - A Queensland ‘paddock to plate’ beef business is showcasing the benefits of adopting a best management practices program to improve their productivity and demonstrate their environmental credentials to consumers....
07 July 2017
View news from Australia High-tech Ear Tags Tracking Aussie Live Export Cattle
AUSTRALIA - Technology monitoring Australian livestock in Vietnamese feedlots and abattoirs is being expanded in Australia so stock can be traced from conception to consumption....
05 July 2017
View news from Australia Cattle Industry Seeks Rights to Clear Land in WA’s Top End
AUSTRALIA - WA’s northern cattle industry wants pastoralists to have an automatic right to clear part of their land to make it easier to develop the top end of WA....
16 June 2017
View news from Australia Agency Says Livestock Jobs More Popular Than Ever
AUSTRALIA - The head of a rural employment agency says the demand for jobs in the livestock industry has increased dramatically, and is the busiest he has ever seen it....
15 June 2017
View news from Australia Cattle Producers Win More Flexibility on Biosecurity Requirements
AUSTRALIA - Queensland cattle producers will now have an extra three months to prepare biosecurity plans after Animal Health Australia and the Cattle Council of Australia agreed to be flexible on new requirements for managing Johne’s disease....
13 June 2017
View news from Australia New Guide to Help Reduce Weed Risks When Feeding Cattle
AUSTRALIA - A new guide has been launched to help Queensland primary producers reduce the risk of spreading weeds when sourcing hay and other fodder for their cattle....
08 June 2017
View news from Australia Queensland Farmers Urged to Gear Up to Save Lives
AUSTRALIA - St John Ambulance Queensland and AgForce are joining together to urge all Queensland farmers to have a life-saving defibrillator on their farms to respond in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest....
06 June 2017
View news from Australia Process to Implement Statutory Dairy Cattle Export Charge Commences
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council (ALEC) has commenced a process to implement a statutory Dairy Cattle Export Charge at a rate of $6 per head....
31 May 2017
View news from Australia Aussie Beef Experts Express Doubt About Endurance of India's Cattle Slaughter Law
AUSTRALIA - There are doubts about whether India's ban on the slaughter of cattle and buffalo will last....
17 May 2017
View news from Australia AgForce Welcomes Decision on NT Cattle Movements
AUSTRALIA - Queensland primary producers will be able to more easily move cattle through the Northern Territory after the NT Government agreed to revise biosecurity requirements for the management of Bovine Johne’s Disease, AgForce said today....
15 May 2017
View news from Australia Big Demand from China Boosts Aussie Beef Industry
AUSTRALIA - Soaring demand for cattle from China is likely to bolster the Australian beef industry, analysts said....
11 May 2017
View news from Australia Drought Still Hurting in Many Parts of Queensland
AUSTRALIA - New drought declaration details highlight that farming families in more than two thirds of Queensland are still battling the devastating impact of drought while primary producers in the north west were now entering the recovery phase, AgForce...
View news from Australia China's Taste for Aussie Beef Blessing for Industry
AUSTRALIA - A continually growing demand for Australian cattle from China is likely to make the industry going from strength to strength, according to experts who are lauding China's taste for Aussie beef....
10 May 2017
View news from Australia Federal Budget 'Keeps the Faith' on Agriculture Commitments
AUSTRALIA - The Federal Budget has "kept the faith" and delivered on the Coalition’s election commitments to advance agriculture, but Queensland farmers are eager for more details about what is planned for water infrastructure in the Great Artesian...
27 April 2017
View news from Australia a2 Milk Upgrades Revenue Forecast After Strong Sales in China
AUSTRALIA - Australian dairy giant a2 Milk has upgraded its yearly revenue forecast on the back of strong sales in China....
20 April 2017
View news from Australia Reciprocal Recognition of Food Safety with US of Mutual Benefit
AUSTRALIA - Australian exporters are in a significantly stronger position as preferred suppliers of safe, high quality food to the United States of America (USA) after the signing of a bilateral Food Safety Recognition Agreement this month....
06 April 2017
View news from Australia Extended Disaster Assistance for Primary Producers Welcomed
AUSTRALIA - AgForce has welcomed the activation of disaster assistance for primary producers affected by flooding in central and south-east Queensland, but flagged that more support may be needed as the full economic impact of Cyclone Debbie becomes clearer....
23 March 2017
View news from Australia Improved Farm Debt Mediation Process, QRAA Revamp Welcomed
AUSTRALIA - AgForce has welcomed more rigorous farm debt mediation processes and a revamp of the Queensland Rural Adjustment Authority to assist farmers in financial stress but have called for a broader overhaul of drought policy going forward....
22 March 2017
View news from Australia Farmers Urge Agriculture Victoria to Take Animal Welfare Role from RSPCA
AUSTRALIA - Victoria's peak farm lobby has warned the State Government needs to act swiftly to stop animal activist groups from seizing the power to police farm practice, in its submission to a parliamentary inquiry into the Victorian branch of the RSPCA....
 
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