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16 January 2018
View news from Australia Processors Set to Cash in on Super Demand in Beef Cycle
AUSTRALIA - Meat processors are set to cash in on favourable world market conditions in the coming year, according to a beef industry analyst....
12 January 2018
View news from Australia Aussie Farmers Facing Threat from Growing Popularity of 'Substitute' Meat, Dairy Products
AUSTRALIA - Australian beef and dairy farmers are facing a growing threat from the emerging global taste for "substitute" meat and milk products which are often derived from plants and nuts rather than animals....
10 January 2018
View news from Australia Tough Beef Market Pushes Live Cattle Exporter into Red
AUSTRALIA - An Australian live cattle export company says it has lost money on shipments in order to maintain customers in Asian markets, as it grapples with continuing high beef prices....
06 December 2017
View news from Australia Victoria: ACCC Fails to Deliver Entire Supply Chain Solution
AUSTRALIA - The United Dairyfarmers of Victoria has pushed for action to address power imbalances between milk processors and supermarket retailers following the release last week (Thursday, 30 November) of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission...
30 November 2017
View news from Australia Resource in the Toolbox for Victoria Dairy Farmers
AUSTRALIA - United Dairy Farmers of Victoria acknowledges the end of the tender process for the Commodity Milk Price Index, representing a step towards another resource for dairy farmers. Victoria’s peak dairy group supports the development of resources...
17 November 2017
View news from Australia Queensland Dairy Farmers Could be Paid More for Their Product
AUSTRALIA - As Queensland dairy farmers struggle to stay afloat amid unsustainably low milk prices, there are hopes a new milk factory on the Darling Downs might throw a lifeline to at least some of them....
16 November 2017
View news from Australia Australian Dairy Giant Reaches Settlement with ASIC
AUSTRALIA - Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited and MG Responsible Entity Limited (MGRE) have agreed a settlement with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) in relation to ASIC’s investigation into Murray Goulburn’s conduct...
09 November 2017
View news from Australia Harvey Beef Clocks A$1M Loss Amid High Cattle Price Pain
AUSTRALIA - Harvey Beef has reported a $1.021 million loss for the year despite an increase in sales, reflecting the pain high cattle prices are causing Australian meat processors....
02 November 2017
View news from Australia Queensland Beef Roads Funding Welcomed
AUSTRALIA - The sealing of a section of the Clermont to Alpha Road is a welcome step towards delivering on an important national initiative that will make it safer and easier to transport cattle to markets, AgForce said today. ...
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....
 
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