Last Updated: July 30, 2014

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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.

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

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.

Stink over right to farm

Right to farm Echuca

A CAMPAIGN by Echuca residents to kick a farmer off his land will have statewide ramifications.

Breakaway Bears wary of trap

 Picola & District Football League, South East Division. Senior Premiers, Tungamah

SHOULD reigning premier Tungamah lose its last three home-and-away matches, the club would still finish top.

Russia wheat worries

Crops Harvest. North Central Victoria.

GLOBAL wheat prices are being driven down as grain traders rush to sell crops from Russia and Ukraine.

Xerion 5000, top of the class

Xerion 5000, top of the class

CLAAS has stepped into the 500hp-plus heavyweight division with the Australian arrival of its Xerion 5000.

Pub the hub of Warracknabeal

 Kevin and Sally Gebert, who made a creek-change to Warracknabeal's Commercial Hotel from inner-city Sydney in 2011. Pictured...

WARRACKNABEAL is still catching its communal breath after Sally and Kevin Bert moved to town.