Peak advocacy councils open up about their struggle to stay afloat at live exporters national conference.
THE ROLLING out of close to $100 million to upgrade key cattle roads in the north has been hailed a major step toward unlocking the potential Asia is presenting for Australian agriculture.
CONTROVERSIAL talk of an independent Office of Animal Welfare led by a million-dollar-a-year inspector general reporting directly to the minister on issues like live exports will be put under the microscope in Canberra this week.
Restockers are driving the cattle market more than ever, now paying a premium over processors of just under 50 cents a kilogram carcase weight.
SIMPLE practices like having a detailed business plan and good corporate governance could go a long way to overcoming some of the roadblocks to elusive equity in the beef game.
FOR more than 80 years and through three generations, the Paspaley family has blazed new trails in the pearling industry.
AUSTRALIA cattle, sheep and goat producers will have their knowledge of on-farm food safety requirements assessed from January next year.
COULD glass walled walkways at abattoirs, allowing the entire process of cattle and lamb slaughter to be seen by touring groups, be the future?
LIMITING livestock commission buyers to one order would put many out of business, have unintended negative consequences to competition for stock and would likely lead to the closure of smaller saleyards.
HAVING people on the ground and understanding the culture we are operating in will be key to Australia’s ability to tap into the potential of Vietnam’s fast-growing feedlot industry, according to one of our leading live cattle exporters.