Last Updated: July 23, 2014

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Cattle prices way behind overseas

WHEN you compare Australian cattle prices with those overseas, a significant price rise doesn’t appear so “pie in the sky”.

Rustling update Fraud probe aid plea

Fraud probe aid plea
LIMESTONE Coast farmers who believe they have been swindled over cattle sales should contact police.

FTAs to boost beef industry

Australian beef cattle
FREE trade agreements with Japan and South Korea will benefit Australia’s beef industry over time.

Aussie beef misses global surge

 The Feature Line Of Herefords At Euroa Sold To A Top Of $945
GLOBAL cattle markets are on a roll thanks mostly to the influence of record beef prices in the US.

Cattle rustler Agent under tag watch

Wodonga cattle sale 19.6.2014
EXCLUSIVE: POLICE have uncovered what is believed to be a major cattle rustling operation.

Live cattle trade to go on

The announcement by Federal Government in halting live cattle export to Indonesia is going to have a negative impact to the N...
INDONESIA will continue to be a key market in Australia’s live cattle trade, the cattle ­industry says.

Hand it to the Fingers

 Ian and Vera Finger of Riga Angus stud at Mansfield with their children, Kate and Tim. Picture: Wagstaff James
THE weather is closing in quickly on Ian and Vera Finger’s farm near Mansfield.

Quit beef, save Earth: Branson

This image made from video shows Sir Richard Branson before the official unveiling of the Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo, named...
BRITISH billionaire Sir Richard Branson is urging people to quit eating beef to save the environment.

Potential leads to prize heifer

Potential leads to prize heifer
NIKKI Williamson from Tocumwal in NSW has taken home a new Hereford heifer.

Cattle prices to soar

 Margaret and Brad Gilmour, from Terang, run Gilmour Pastoral, a large Angus herd. Cattle.
CATTLE prices could rise 40 per cent by the end of the year boosting returns for Australian producers.

Wuk Wuk gets a gold medal

 Peter Treasure of Grassvale Farm checks the self sown ryegrass on his Wuk Wuk property
AN EAST Gippsland beef producer won gold at the Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards this week.

Beef exports to Korea soaring

 Alison Ward with beef cattle on her property in Berrys Creek, South Gippsland. She's exporting Angus and Herefords to Japan....
KOREA is back in the market for Australian beef, with exports in 2013-14 the second highest on record.

Entries to carcass comp open

Cattle Judging
ENTRIES to this year’s Royal Melbourne Show beef cattle and beef carcass competitions are open.

Genetics Australia share call

 Genetics Australia ABV top listed dairy bulls and daughters. Holstein bull Goldsmith dominates the Australian profit ranking...
GENETICS Australia hopes to inject up to $150,000 into its funds through asking members to fully pay their shares.

Shortages weigh on market

Shortages weigh on market
THE cattle market is showing some unusual price distortions this winter.

JBS takes on Andrews Meat

BEEF FEATURE - Col McMicking
JBS Australia has purchased a majority shareholding in the Sydney based Andrews Meat Industries.

Man questioned over cattle deaths

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UPDATE: WANGARATTA police have questioned a Benalla man over a recent spate of cattle deaths on the Hume Freeway.

Three injured in bull run

Three injured in bull run
HALF-TONE fighting bulls have trampled and knocked over runners in Spain’s San Fermin festival.

Beef exports soar

 Workers check beef carcasses, certified as Kobe beef by the Kobe Beef Marketing and Distribution Promotion Association using...
BEEF exports to the premium European Union market reached a 15-year high.

Stars shine at handlers’ camp

Stud Beef Handlers
THE next generation of stud groomers went to the Stud Beef Victoria cattle handlers’ camp last week.

Beef and figures fit the Bill

Bill and Georgia Wilson, Edi Upper
BILL and Georgia Wilson mean business when they talk farming.

Few rely on live trade: Report

Brahman cattle bound for Indonesia are held at Cedar Park, a pre-export feed lot 100km south of Darwin, Thursday, July 14, 20...
ONLY a portion of northern beef producers rely on the live export industry, a new report says.

‘Super-premium’ produce push

 PETER SANDERS PIC DAVIS Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association chief executive Jan Davis.
BETTER branding will be crucial to the success of Tasmania’s agricultural sector, a major farming conference in Launceston has been told.

Mending a country's arid soul

Farm Volunteers
TERRY Maloney was stunned when he arrived at the drought-stricken Essex Downs in remote northwest Queensland in March.

MLA overhaul on the cards

HAMILTON Weaner Calf Sales
MEAT and Livestock Australia will review its operations after concerns over transparency.

Quality females hard to find

Quality females hard to find
FEMALE store cattle are still affordable, but finding top quality replacements could prove difficult.

Hockey firm over GrainCorp sale

Question Time

JOE Hockey was “p---ed off” with the way ADM lobbied him over its attempt to buy GrainCorp last year, a new book reveals.

O’hAilpin kicking goals

 03/09/2011 SPORT: Carlton training at visy park.,. Setanta O'hailpin during training.,

SETANTA O’hAilpin has moved up to fourth on the country Victorian goal­kicking table.

The sheep alternative

 Terrick West Poll Merinos with Ross and Robyn McGauchie at Prairie.

THE sheep sector should be “mature enough to debate merging” its wool and sheepmeat peak councils.

Claas churns out 100,000th tractor

Claas churns out 100,000th tractor

THE European manufacturer Claas stamped its brand on its 100,000th tractor earlier this year.

Bald Archy, works on show

 Bald Archies Convenor Peter Batey at the TAP gallery in Darlinghurst as some of this years works are hung. The Bald Archies,...

BENALLA never guessed what it was unleashing on the world with its hometown boy Peter Batey.