Last Updated: September 21, 2014

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Studs hit new highs

VICTORIAN bull sale averages have jumped significantly.

Vietnam demand booming

The announcement by Federal Government in halting live cattle export to Indonesia is going to have a negative impact to the N...
VIETNAM is emerging as a new market for Australian beef.

Big money in ‘co-products’

Big money in ‘co-products’
THE issue of whether farmers are being paid enough for the co-products of slaughter animals has raised its head again.

US leans on Aussie beef

 FEBRUARY, 2004 : RFID (radio frequency identification) tagged cow in Victorian abbatoir, 02/04. Using RFID, cows are tracked...
AUSTRALIAN imported lean grinding meat has hit record levels in the US.

Santas deliver presence

 Will and Monica Hood run Mt Creek Santa Gertrudis in North East Victoria Picture: Hudson Sarah
THIS is no hot, tropical climate and there’s certainly not a palm tree in sight.

ABARES tips beef, sheep rise

Gippsland Natural
AUSTRALIAN beef and sheep prices are tipped to rise this financial year.

Mixed reaction to beef inquiry

Pure Black
THERE has been mixed reaction from industry to the Senate inquiry into grass-fed beef levies.

AACo beefs up meat business

FOR the past year, there has been a lolly jar placed in the centre of the boardroom table at Australian Agricultural Company.

Highland cattle a Show stopper

Highland cattle a Show stopper
CHAMPION breeder Julia Webster will have the Queen’s Herdsman judging her finest wee coos.

Charity's cattle give hope

Charity’s cattle give hope
AN Alice Springs family who hail from Zimbabwe say an international charity has changed their African community forever.

Northern farmers go in for the kill

 Euroa store sale. Selling Cows And Calves For $1500
AFTER frustrating delays due to the drought in the north, the cow market is now living up to expectations.

Cattle prices on the rise

Wodonga cattle sale
YOUNG cattle prices have hit their highest point in almost two years.

Victorian breeders show off

Adelaide Royal Show
NOEL Gnaden and Annette Walker, of Raedean Red Angus stud at Buln Buln, came up trumps the Royal Adelaide Show yesterday.

Cattle Council reacts to reform call

 22mar07 Senepol Cows (2) Some grass fed cattle.
THE Cattle Council says it is “strongly opposed” to the establishment of new beef representative group.

Crean’s live cattle role

New Labor Hotham candidate shares views on crossing
FORMER Labor leader Simon Crean could be the new boss of Australia’s live cattle exporting industry.

South Korean FTA fastrack goal

Australian beef cattle
CATTLE exporters are hopeful a free-trade agreement with South Korea will be signed by year’s end.

New NQ abattoir nears

New abattoir nears
A NEW North Queensland abattoir could soon be a reality, with Charters Towers Council securing a piece of land.

Flinders Island Flinders Island marooned

 Flinders Island shipping, the Furneaux Freight's renamed Furneaux Navigator (from Malu Navigator), tied up at the Bridport j...
THE future of a regular shipping service to Flinders Island is still in doubt.

Security beefed up after theft

pic to go with story abut stolen calves
AT least 14 calves have been stolen from North-West dairy properties in Tasmania.

Ballarat saleyards plan lodged

Ballarat saleyards plan lodged
A PLANNING application for a new Ballarat saleyards site has been lodged with Ballarat council.

Stable start for bull sales

Dunoon bull sale, Holbrook
SPRING bull sales have gotten off to a solid start.

The Wrangler polls apart from rest

 Warringa Herefords, Yarram, Bill and Minnie Kee. Must credit Ben Simpson Picture: Supplied
A STUD Poll Hereford bull called The Wrangler has spread fame from Canada to Australia.

Beef stud moving to polls

 Injemira 25.2.2014
INJEMIRA Beef Genetics from Book Book in NSW is dispersing its horned stud females.

US boost at Tibooburra Angus

Tibooburra Angus
FLYING 50 Angus cattle from the US to Australia put the Tibooburra Angus stud on the map.

Breed indexes to be reviewed

Gippsland Natural
ANGUS beef producers can have their say into the future breeding direction of the breed.

Beef to rise 3.5 per cent

Supplied Editorial Terrain NRM
AUSTRALIAN beef prices are forecast to increase 3.5 per cent in 2014-15.

Man killed in ATV crash

Man killed in ATV accident

ANOTHER person has been killed in an ATV accident after a death in NSW this weekend.

Saints march home

Supplied Editorial FW: Hampden footy pic 1 -from Geoff Rounds

KOROIT has toppled hot favourite Warrnambool by 16 points in the Hampden league grand final.

Emerald Grain buys up Ardlink

 AWB Grain Handling. Harvest. Sea Lake.

EMERALD Grain is buying the Ardlink grain storage and receival site at Ardlethan in NSW.

Axion 800 in a Claas of its own

 Axion 800 Claas tractor, built in France, former Renault factory, just won tractor of year and machine of year, 2013, at Agr...

VICTORIAN and southern NSW producers at Henty will be the first to see the all-new Claas Axion 800.

Easy life, easy rider

Grasshopper Advntures

JASON Williams turned a few thousand dollars on his credit card into a successful business.

Editor’s Letter: September 2014

Natalee Ward. Weekly Times. HWT staff.

I’M not one to be sucked in by outlandish statements or broad generalisations but I just love this one: “Deep down, everyone wants to be a farmer.”