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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Ag achievers recognised in 2020 Australia Day awards

A former National Farmers Federation president, the current AgForce Queensland president, and Australia's first indigenous woman to manage a cattle station station are among identities from the agricultural sector to..Read More

Small steps, as NT begins rebuilding process after two years of savage drought

Small inflows of livestock are likely to be directed into the Northern Territory pastoral zone over coming months, as the region begins its long and arduous recovery phase after two..Read More

Recruitment: How to improve employee engagement

Employee engagement levels can have a significant impact on the productivity and overall success of operations in any industry. Because most projects rely on continuity and collaboration between workers with..Read More

Bushfire livestock loss estimates downgraded

Estimates of livestock losses caused by Eastern Australia’s December/January bushfires have been downgraded...Read More

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MLA decides to ‘share the lamb’ after Australia Day + VIDEO

MEAT & Livestock Australia has launched its summer lamb campaign weeks later than its usual widely anticipated pre-Australia Day promotion launch, prompting criticism it has “missed the mark” for holiday..Read More

Ag achievers recognised in 2020 Australia Day awards

A former National Farmers Federation president, the current AgForce Queensland president, and Australia's first indigenous woman to manage a cattle station station are among identities from the agricultural sector to..Read More

NZ shearing quartet set new women’s record of 2066 lambs

A FOUR-STAND women’s shearing record of 2066 lambs in nine hours yesterday has been lauded by one of the greatest of record-breakers as one of the great moments in shearing..Read More

Lamb prices lift before Australia Day on quality, rain and hope

SLAUGHTER lamb prices pushed closer to an indicator level of 800 cents a kilogram this week, months earlier than last year, as saleyard trade and heavy line prices generally rose..Read More

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Ag achievers recognised in 2020 Australia Day awards

A former National Farmers Federation president, the current AgForce Queensland president, and Australia's first indigenous woman to manage a cattle station are among identities from the agricultural sector to receive..Read More

Police investigate hay fraud targeting farmers

NSW Police’s Rural Crime investigators have established Strike Force Woden to investigate reports of a fraud currently targeting farmers from drought-stricken communities across NSW...Read More

Hail destroys CSIRO glass houses, sets back vital crop research

A massive hail storm that hit Canberra on Monday destroyed 63 glass houses at the CSIRO's Black Mountain centre, wrecking important plant trials and setting back crop research programs by..Read More

Transparency in fodder and grain supply data needed

Greater transparency in grain and hay stocks information would assist bushfire and drought recovery as well as supply chain sustainability and livestock market volatility, according to supporters of a national..Read More

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