Hungry Jacks founder Jack Cowin says farmers can capitalise on new diets

‘The burgers are better at Hungry Jacks’ and now, according to the Founder of the fast food chain, they are also better for our world. And whilst the recent release of the plant-based Rebel Whopper has attracted a new customer base, Jack Cowin’s primary ambition is to produce more of these economical alternative proteins in Australia, leading to additional jobs and greater investment…Read More

beefcentral, December 2, 2019

RED MEAT 2019: “I can check my pastures while I eat my Weet-Bix”

One year ago Meat & Livestock Australia and Carwoola Pastoral Company near Canberra joined forces to put a wide range of ag tech products to the practical and economical test on the property. What were the findings?..Read More

beefcentral, November 20, 2019

New digital ag research station to help future-proof farms

Drones, remote monitoring and advanced data analytics will provide scientists unprecedented accuracy in studying crops and farming systems able to cope with climate change, at the new Boorowa Agriculture Research Station, opened by Australia’s national science agency CSIRO this week…Read More

beefcentral, November 9, 2019

Taranis, Stratus Imaging team up in Australia

Precision-agriculture intelligence platform Taranis has entered into a partnership with Stratus Imaging to bring specialised imagery services to farmers in Australia…Read More

beefcentral, November 4, 2019

Artificial intelligence makes accurate sheep counting a reality

A livestock counting system using artificial intelligence will be ready for the live export industry this year and for use in sheep saleyards by April 2020…Read More

beefcentral, November 4, 2019

Early adopter program aims to link farmers with agtech providers

A national entrepreneurial development program for primary producers is calling for innovative producers to throw their hat in the ring. The Farmers2Founders (F2F) Early Adopter Program has been designed for forward-thinking producers who want tech solutions for on-farm issues, and want to work with tech companies to ensure these solutions are the best they can be…Read More

beefcentral, November 4, 2019

Qld AgTech Month – Full list and links to events

When the organisers of several AgTech focused events in Queensland in November first realised how many similar events were being held throughout the same State during the same month, they started to worry – would the competing events counteract and work against each other?..Read More

beefcentral, October 24, 2019

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People on the Move: Appointments, retirements, achievements

Victoria’s Gary Hardwick to chair AMIC | New senior management roles settled for merged Nutrien | New chairman, board members for Wagyu Association | Metcalfe to head ‘mega’ ag department..Read More

Opinion: 2030 – What is your bottom line going to look like?

Agribusiness consultant Ian McLean from Bush Agribusiness offers his thoughts on the industry’s Red Meat 2030 document, and what it means for priority setting over the next decade...Read More

Reinforcing the magic of red meat for Australian athletes

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) and Sports Dietitians Australia (SDA) have entered into a new partnership to develop practical nutrition resources designed to help Australians enjoy red meat as part..Read More

Israeli animal activists secretly film WA cattle properties

Pressure on Australia’s livestock export trade to Israel is mounting again following the release of footage in the country allegedly showing Australian cattle being mistreated on Western Australian cattle properties...Read More

Sheep Central

Saleyard numbers move trade lamb price closer to mutton rate

SALEYARD trade, export and restocker lamb prices slipped across the eastern states in the past week as seasonal conditions and water concerns increased sales of lighter lambs in the north..Read More

AWI reviewer to lead Agriculture, Water and Environment Dept

AUSTRALIA’S new Agriculture, Water and Environment Department will be led by Andrew Metcalfe AO – the man who lead last year’s Ernst Young review into Australian Wool Innovation’s performance and..Read More

Shipping deadlines, a stronger dollar and volumes hit wool demand

AUSTRALIAN wool prices continued to deteriorate this week as demand was hit by a stronger dollar and increased supply, and tightening shipping deadlines leading up to the Chinese New Year...Read More

Forward wool market tires as pre-Christmas demand wanes

THE forward wool market finally fatigued this week as buyers finally relinquished their support into the first quarter of 2020...Read More

Grain Central

High-tech seed processing plant boosts Pacific Seeds’ capacity

Pacific Seeds has today launched a $2.4-million, custom-built processing plant at its main production centre at Toowoomba in southern Queensland...Read More

Local scientists recognised on World Soils Day

With today officially designated ‘World Soils Day’, two New South Wales soil scientists have been listed in the top 1 per cent of global researchers by the Web of Science..Read More

Winter crop slips below 30Mt: ABARES

Australia’s winter crop production is forecast to fall by 3 per cent in 2019–20 to 29.4 million tonnes (Mt), according to ABARES’ December Crop Report released today...Read More

People on the move in the grains and cropping sector

Who is on the move in the Australian grains and cropping industry? Catch up with our latest update of industry appointments, rewards, retirements and achievements...Read More

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