Northern Australia’s pastoral property market continues to be driven by the big end of town with record sales recorded in 2016.
Although there has been a barrage of new technology applied to the trucks moving livestock around the country – ABS braking, stability controls and air suspension are some – the Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association executive director Matthew Munro believes that old is sometimes the best in the bush.
Cattle industry training programs are ensuring the future of the Top End workforce by nurturing young, willing trainees.
Cattle producer Nick Mather strongly believes there is money to be made when you breed and grow cattle out to produce high quality beef.
Northern cattle station values appear to again be on the increase on the back of improved seasons, high cattle prices, and record low interest rates.
Innovation is the aim of any game, and Paringa Feedlot manager Justin Dooley said the use of reconstituted sorghum in their feed was proving to be a successful choice.
While its progression and uptake on Australian soil has been slow a recent surge within the Wagyu breed is expected to continue for years to come.