Last Updated: August 20, 2014

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Beef to go sky-high

CATTLE prices are expected to surge 40 per cent if predicted drought-breaking rain arrives in northern Australia.

Beef incomes decline

Australian beef cattle
AUSTRALIA’s beef cattle producing farms recorded income declines in 2013-14.

Northern rain lifts cattle

Northern rain lifts cattle
PRIME cattle markets are on the move.

Beef export high continues

Beef export high continues
AUSTRALIAN beef exports continue their record run.

Illinois girl sells steer for $100,000

Illinois girl sells steer for $100,000
FOR the first time in Illinois State Fair history, a prize-winning animal has sold for six figures.

Grass-fed beef on the menu

JBS Swift. Brooklyn.
VICTORIAN beef producers are well placed to take advantage of the growing consumer demand for grass-fed beef.

Investigation Cattle thieves go hi-tech

Online beef farmer - Shaun Grimston
HI-TECH cattle duffers are using forged electronic eartags to get away with livestock worth up to $1 million.

Beef bonanza in the air

Beef bonanza in the air
SOUTHERN Australia's cattle industry is on the cusp of a boom.

Qld farmers to suffer from ban

 Beef Carcase competition at Gepps Cross. meat /Meat
RUSSIAN sanctions on agricultural products are expected to hurt Queensland beef producers.

Beef prices under microscope

Wodonga cattle sale
PRICE transparency in Australia’s beef supply chain is set to be investigated.

Cattle competitions take off

JUDGING for the Ekka Royal Queensland Show beef competition has kicked off today.

Asia tunes into Channel

OBE Organic founder David Brook and incoming director Deirdre Lander, near Birdsville, in
OUTBACK cattleman David Brook’s meat company he established and now chairs, OBE Organic, is spreading its wings into Asia.

Milawa steaks a claim

 Alan and Leanne Wood of Milawa Organic Beef at Markwood, in Victoria's North East. Picture: Wagstaff James
CAPITALISING on their location in Victoria’s Milawa wine and food region was a natural step for Alan and Leanne Wood.

Beef exports reach new high

 Beef Carcasses, Radfords abottoir, Warragul.
PROLONGED high slaughter has caused Australian beef exports to surge to unprecedented levels.

A hole lot of wombat trouble

A hole lot of wombat trouble
WALWA’S Janice Newnham had a scare when a brand new baby cow went missing on her property.

South winning cattle battle

Tina Knight Lisadurne Hill Olives
SOUTHERN cattle breeders could benefit from a change to the placement of Australia’s beef herd.

Bloat capsule supply crisis

Bloat capsule supply crisis
AUSTRALIAN cattle producers will not be able to buy bloat capsules again this spring.

Live export rules breached

Cattle at Cedar Park cattle export yard ready for live cattle export trade with Indonesia, near Adelaide River, south of Darw...
UPDATE: AUSTRALIAN live exports have been mistreated and “lost” despite being sent under strict export guidelines.

Elders live exports Elders’ costly live trades

The Sahiwal Express is loaded with Northern Territory cattle at Darwin's East Arm Wharf, as the live cattle trade restarts wi...
ELDERS Ltd has fallen foul of a live cattle export partner in China.

$11m blow for beef growers

Wodonga cattle sale
A CONDITION that slows the growth of beef cattle could be costing Tasmania's industry $11m a year.

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.

Cattle prices way behind overseas

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

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.

Beef to go sky-high

 Ensay Calf Sales. East Gippsland mountain calf sales. Hereford cattle.

CATTLE prices are expected to surge 40 per cent if predicted drought-breaking rain arrives in northern Australia.

Picola opens its books

Country footy merger

PICOLA and District president Shane Railton says the league will continue to look at options to expand its competitions.

Hefty fines for pig swill feeding

 Three Little Pigs

BUSINESSES caught supplying swill for feed could face fines of more than $50,000 under new laws.

Massey Ferguson show and tell

Massey Ferguson show and tell

NEW Massey Ferguson tractor and farm machinery ranges will be revealed at the Vision of the Future Expo.

Department store frozen in time

Department store frozen in time

CORSETS, garters, brassieres and long evening gloves — you got them all at Albury’s Abikhair’s Emporium.

Editor’s letter: August 2014

Natalee Ward. Weekly Times. HWT staff.

IN case you’ve ever wondered how important branding is, you only have to listen to Rita Bikins from Red Rock Olive oil at Pomonal to know the truth.