Monitoring technology aids in northern calf-loss study

A technology originally developed for use in provide monitoring of calving for intensive dairy use is being used to underpin a large trial in northern Australia seeking to better understand reasons for calf loss…Read More

beefcentral, June 19, 2020

EvokeAg agtech event pushed back to 2022

COVID-19 concerns have pushed back agriculture’s largest annual agtech event, EvokeAg, by 12 months. Originally scheduled to take place in Perth early next year, organisers have this week postponed the next event until February, 2021…Read More

beefcentral, May 27, 2020

Gerry Harvey joins our upcoming webinar on agtech and tax planning issues

One of Australia’s highest-profile businessmen, Gerry Harvey, will feature in our upcoming agtech webinar, focussing on tax-time implications for technology investments in agriculture.   ..Read More

beefcentral, May 27, 2020

Cognitive Pilot developing open data for autonomous ag

Russian company Cognitive Pilot and Peschanokopsky Agrarian Group are working together to create an open dataset to foster global industry development of autonomous agricultural machinery. ..Read More

beefcentral, March 27, 2020

AgTech webinar: Options for a connected northern beef industry

This free webinar to be held on Monday, March 30, will explore current farm connectivity opportunities that provide best returns on effort and investment…Read More

beefcentral, March 23, 2020

GPS-enabled livestock monitoring tags reach the commercial market

A GPS-enabled cattle ear tag providing accurate and timely information about livestock location and movement has been commercially released for the first time…Read More

beefcentral, March 17, 2020

Could mobile phones take the place of agronomists?

With recent advances in the diagnostic capabilities of mobile phones, could they ultimately replace the role of agricultural consultants?..Read More

James Nason, March 6, 2020



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Beef Central

Recruitment: The importance of hiring for good cultural fit

Like people, business organisations have personality. Regardless of whether an agribusiness employs one or two staff, or 25, corporate culture defines the collective values, beliefs, attitudes and behaviours shared by..Read More

Updated: Webinars and online events for cattle industry stakeholders

A rolling list of upcoming webinars and video conferencing events of relevance to Australia's beef and cattle industry...Read More

Search starts soon for 2021 Zanda McDonald Award winner

Young industry stakeholders aged 21- 35 who are living and working in the agriculture sector in either Australia or New Zealand are invited to nominate for the 2021 Zanda McDonald..Read More

Getting to the meat of measuring beef sustainability

The Australian Beef Sustainability Framework is a central part of the Australian beef industry’s approach to ensuring consumers understand there is plenty of objective evidence to prove the industry is..Read More

Sheep Central

Composite and terminal sires in demand as wool prices flounder

Composite and terminal sires could be in hot demand this spring as Merino producers consider turning their backs on fibre production...Read More

VIC sheep producers now required to use pain relief when mulesing

VICTORIAN producers are now required to administer a registered pain-relieving product when mulesing sheep. The new provisions, which came into effect yesterday, have been introduced as part of the state's..Read More

Two directors being sought for SPA board

Nominations have opened for two Sheep Producers Australia board positions, to be decided at this year’s annual general meeting in November...Read More

New National Vendor Declarations now available

SHEEP, cattle and goat producers and other value chain stakeholders are reminded that new versions of the Livestock Production Assurance National Vendor Declarations for all species are now available, identified..Read More

Grain Central

Rain tops up WA winter crop

Handy rains across parts of the Western Australian cropping zone earlier this week have kept the state’s estimated 8.4 million hectares of winter crop ticking along...Read More

Grain Central’s June 2020 grain and cropping news quiz

Keep up to date with Australian cropping industry developments with Grain Central’s monthly quiz...Read More

Merger rebrands Rural Directions as Pinion Advisory

South Australian company Rural Directions, Tasmania's Macquarie Franklin and Victorian firm Sunraysia Environmental have merged to create Pinion Advisory...Read More

New feedmill commissioned, old plants set for redevelopment: Ridley

Ridley commissions its new feedmill near Bendigo in Victoria at an outlay of more than $47m and readies the old Bendigo site and the Goulburn Valley Mooroopna site for redevelopment...Read More

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