Last Updated: April 27, 2015

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Matt’s move a big success

MATT Cooney has given up a lot of things 16-year-olds take for granted — but he has also gained a lot.

Export beef price bonanza

LIVESTOCK: Wodonga Weaner Sale
EXPORT grades of cattle are selling to extreme levels.

High country grazing Buffalo Bill turns to farce

 Veteran farmer Charlie Lovick, on land his family has held for 150 years at Merrijig in Victoria, droves cattle to a nearby ...
BUFFALO could be allowed to graze Victoria’s high country under a dispute over the definition of cattle.

US live trade on horizon

Port of Townsville
AUSTRALIA could soon be sending live feeder cattle to the world’s largest beef producer — the US.

High demand lifts cattle kill

Angus cows and calves. Team Te Mania Angus cows and calves. Generic cattle
AN extra 400,000 cattle are expected to be killed this year.

Breeders put on barbecue

Warialda Beef
WHEN Warialda Belted Galloways cooks a barbecue, it’s more than just throwing a steak on the hotplate.

Cattle mustered for campdraft

Burdekin with Ando
IT WAS all hands on deck as cattle crossed the Leichhardt Range to Landers Creek Station for the Home Hill Campdraft.

Boffin backs alpine cattle trial

 High country cattle being moved by riders on horseback on the Howqua River near Mansfield.
A RESPECTED bushfire scientist has slammed a decision to end a cattle grazing trial in the Victorian high country.

EYCI on target for record

Mount Gambier store cattle sale.
THE Eastern Young Cattle Indicator will have had its longest period on record above 400c/kg by the end of this week.

Farmers export ‘True Aussie’ meats

Farmers export ‘True Aussie’ meats
AUSTRALIAN meat producers are promoting the “True Aussie” brand around the world.

Sales get bullish

Paringa Bull Sale
SOUTHERN Australia’s autumn bull sales reflected the renewed confidence in the beef cattle industry.

Cattle prices bound ahead

High Country Calf Sales
STRONG cattle prices in the past week should hold steady for the short term and may increase as yardings drop.

17 crash cattle still on the loose

Road Train MVA
UP TO 17 cattle are still on the loose after a truck rolled on one of Darwin’s busiest intersections yesterday.

Japan cuts tariffs on beef

Workers check beef carcasses, certified as Kobe beef by the Kobe Beef Marketing and Distribution Promotion Association using ...
NEW tariff reductions on beef exports to Japan will pass more than $27 million in savings back to the farm gate.

Bairnsdale eyes new abattoir

Angus cows and calves. Team Te Mania Angus cows and calves. Generic cattle
A MEAT processor could be built in Bairnsdale, creating more competition for cattle in the region.

Beefed up exports to stay on top

FARM Colin and Sally's Organic Lamb and Beef
BEEF and veal exports for the first quarter of this year were 8 per cent above last year’s already high level.

Beef returns set to climb

Beef Carcasses, Radfords abottoir, Warragul.
EXPORTERS are selling record amounts of beef.

CARPENTER INTERNATIONAL Cattle taken from feedlot

In this March 11, 2009 file photo, a line of Holstein dairy cows feed through a fence at a farm outside Jerome, Idaho. Belchi...
THREE livestock agents owed money with the collapse of Carpenter International have removed livestock from GG Feedlot.

Live export ‘failures’

Port of Townsville
ALMOST 90 per cent of live cattle exports from Australia went to markets with breaches of the supply chain assurance system.

China on brink of ‘live’ deal

08/06/2011 WIRE: Indonesian workers unload Australian cattle from a ship in Jakarta on June 8, 2011. Australia on June 8 susp...
AUSTRALIA’s live cattle export trade to China appears a step closer.

1970s are still the high point

FARM Colin and Sally's Organic Lamb and Beef
THE current high beef cattle prices are lower than the levels of the 1970s.

Test-tube beef prediction ridiculed

Test-tube beef prediction ridiculed
FARMERS have laughed off a claim that laboratory-grown beef is more sustainable than cattle farming.

New Wodonga yards in gridlock

NVLX sale 12.2.2015 Wodonga
DELAYS in loading and unloading cattle at the new saleyards at Wodonga are creating headaches for carriers and producers.

Quality blamed for collapse

In this March 11, 2009 file photo, a line of Holstein dairy cows feed through a fence at a farm outside Jerome, Idaho. Belchi...
STOCK agents and farmers may be owed large amounts of money from the collapse of live cattle exporter Carpenter International Pty Ltd.

China to graze Alpine National Park

China to graze Alpine National Park
A CHINESE-backed consortium will today be granted a grazing lease over the Alpine National Park.

Aussie beef turns green

FARM Colin and Sally's Organic Lamb and Beef
THE Australian beef industry has slashed greenhouse gas emissions and water use over the past 30 years.

New dairy player

DAIRY Sarah Saxton

A NEW player in the milk market has emerged from the ashes of United Dairy Power

Sports clubs face losing cash

Anakie football club

THE Victorian Government is refusing to say if it will commit to the Country Football Netball Program.

SunRice crawls towards revamp

Rice harvest pics

SUNRICE is continuing its long crawl towards a capital restructure and possible Australian Securities Exchange listing.

Krone bends it for better rake

Krone bends it for better rake

KRONE’S centre and side-delivery Swadro hay rakes feature Lift tines for cleaner forage.