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17 January 2017
View news from Australia Defence Land Grab Last Straw for Frustrated Farmers
AUSTRALIA - A Department of Defence plan to take land from Queensland farming families so Singaporean soldiers can train more often in Australia is yet another example of Governments disregarding the importance of maintaining agricultural country for...
16 January 2017
View news from Australia Australia Remains Efficient Beef Producer on Global Scale
AUSTRALIA - According to the latest agri benchmark results, the results were varied somewhat across the globe, but it is clear that Australia remains an efficient beef producer, with a moderate to low cost of production....
11 January 2017
View news from Australia Queensland Cattle Producers Predict High Prices in 2017
AUSTRALIA - Queensland cattle producers are looking forward to the year ahead, although they do not doubt there will be some challenges....
04 January 2017
View news from Australia Aussie Exporters Ride Out 2016 Challenges; Optimistic About 2017
AUSTRALIA - Australian livestock exporters are quietly optimistic about the coming 12 months, after seeing out a number of challenges for the trade in 2016....
30 December 2016
View news from Australia Wellard to Start Exporting Live Cattle to China by March 2017
AUSTRALIA - Wellard, Australia's largest livestock exporter, expects to start exporting beef cattle to China by March next year....
21 December 2016
View news from Australia Defence Land Buy-up Could Impact Queensland Cattle Industry
AUSTRALIA - An expansion of military training areas in Central and North Queensland could see more than a hundred thousand head of cattle lost to the state’s beef industry and farming families that have managed properties for generations forced off...
19 December 2016
View news from Australia Indonesian Demand for Australian Live Cattle Falls
AUSTRALIA - Fewer Australian cattle are being demanded by Indonesian feedlotters, as imported buffalo meat takes a market share, the Northern Territory Livestock Exporters Association (NTLEA) says....
15 December 2016
View news from Australia Canadian Pension Fund Invests in Australian Beef Stations
AUSTRALIA - Canada’s largest pension fund, the Public Sector Pension Investment Board, has invested in a third large cattle property in Queensland....
14 December 2016
View news from Australia Australia's Genetic Showcase for Beef Cattle
AUSTRALIA - The outstanding beef cattle seedstock available in south-east Australia will be on display again with 200 plus studs opening their properties for the 26th Stock & Land Beef Week from 27 January to 4 February....
13 December 2016
View news from Australia Angus Breedplan Moves to Fortnightly Analyses
AUSTRALIA - Angus breeders have led the Australian beef industry with the adoption of BREEDPLAN technology and this is set to continue in 2017 with Angus Australia becoming the first breed association in Australia to routinely conduct BREEDPLAN analyses...
08 December 2016
View news from Australia Company Trials GPS Technology to Track Remote Cattle Stations
AUSTRALIA - One of Australia's largest cattle companies is trialling the use of satellite technology to track and monitor staff working in remote areas....
05 December 2016
View news from Australia Australia's Love of Beef Driving Nitrogen Pollution
AUSTRALIA - Researchers have for the first time calculated Australia's contribution to the environmental and health problem of nitrogen pollution....
20 September 2016
View news from Australia Australian Beef Exports Set to Fall with Supply Limited
AUSTRALIA - The gross value of Australian farm production is forecast to increase to $58.4 billion in 2016-17, according to the latest analysis released in the Agricultural Commodities report from ABARES, the research arm of Australia's agriculture department....
31 August 2016
View news from Australia Australian Exporters Welcome Resumption of Japan Live Cattle Trade
AUSTRALIA - Japanese authorities announced last week the reopening of the $14.6 million trade in feeder and breeder cattle from Australia, following agreement on improved export certification processes for all consignments....
20 June 2016
View news from Australia Australian Vets Call for Review of Live Exports After Abuse Scandal
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA), has described the vision of Australian cattle being bludgeoned in a slaughterhouse in Vietnam as shocking and completely unacceptable....
13 June 2016
View news from Australia Australia Investigates Abuse of Exported Cattle at Vietnamese Abattoir
AUSTRALIA - Australian cattle exporters and government have said inhumane treatment of animals is unacceptable after footage emerged from Animals Australia of cruelty in a Vietnamese abattoir....
09 June 2016
View news from Australia International Report Confirms More Government Vets are Needed
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) commends the government for its ongoing work in biosecurity but says there is still room for improvement. This follows the release of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) review of Australia’s...
06 June 2016
View news from Australia Japan Suspends Australian Beef Imports After Positive BJD Test
AUSTRALIA - Japan has temporarily stopped accepting feeder and breeder cattle from Australia in response to some cattle testing positive for Bovine Johne’s disease (BJD) in post arrival quarantine....
29 April 2016
View news from Australia Australian Beef Producers Gather to Learn Benefits of Wagyu Breed
AUSTRALIA - Close to 400 delegates representing the complete beef industry production chain are gathering in the NSW Hunter Valley to learn more about the Wagyu breed....
11 April 2016
View news from Australia Australian Livestock Exporters Cautiously Welcome Reform
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council (ALEC) has welcomed government confirmation of streamlining the export approval process, but cautioned against suggestions of massive cost savings for industry....
06 April 2016
View news from Australia New Study to Examine Consolidation in Australian Meat Processing Sector
AUSTRALIA - The announcement by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission that it will commence a market study into the cattle and beef industry in Australia has been welcomed by the Cattle Council of Australia....
01 April 2016
View news from Australia Rare Genetic Disorder in Cows Could be More Common than Thought
AUSTRALIA - A rare disorder in purebred and crossbred cattle could become more widespread if not properly controlled....
View news from Australia Australian Cattle Council Fears Impact of New Transport Rules
AUSTRALIA - New road safety renumeration orders set to impact on the livelihoods of the nation’s livestock transport operators have been opposed by the Cattle Council of Australia....
09 March 2016
View news from Australia Researchers Help Aussie Beef Farmers Maximise New Road Cash
AUSTRALIA - The upgrade of some of Australia’s iconic cattle routes could provide significant benefits to the nation’s livestock industry, while at the same time minimising stress for both truck drivers and cattle....
08 March 2016
View news from Australia Australian Cattle on Feed at Record Levels
ANALYSIS - Cattle in Australian feedlots reached record levels in the final quarter of 2015 with 997,765 head on feed, with the increase driven by more cattle in the large NSW feedlots, which offset a small decline in Queensland....
25 February 2016
View news from Australia Australian Government Beef Intervention Would Be "Strongly Opposed"
AUSTRALIA - Cattle Council is calling for calm and a focus on the long-term vision for the Australian beef industry, following calls for Government intervention in Australia’s beef supply chains....
24 February 2016
View news from Australia Australian Live Cattle Exporters Reject Calls for Trade Cap
AUSTRALIA - The Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council, Alison Penfold, has today rejected calls by the Australasian Meat Industry Employees Union for a cap on the export of live cattle from Australia....
18 December 2015
View news from Australia Australian Wagyu Beef Labelling Investigation Dropped
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC) investigation into the labelling of Wagyu beef produced and marketed in Australia by organisations within the Wagyu industry has been dropped....
 
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