Last Updated: September 02, 2014

Weather: Canberra 3°C - 13°C . Showers.

Rain a double-edge sword for cattle

LAST week’s rain was enough to give a glimpse of how the cattle market could react when the drought in the north breaks.

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

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AUSTRALIAN beef prices are forecast to increase 3.5 per cent in 2014-15.

Steers excel under new quality plan

 These Hereford steers, 12 months of age and weighing 369kg, sold for $790 or 214c/kg at the Wodonga special store sale.
HEREFORD steers graded highly for eating quality under the new Meat Standards Australia index.

Numbers add up at Yavenvale stud

James Pearce, Yavenvale, Adelong
IT’S always a numbers game for Yavenvale Hereford and Poll Hereford stud.

Escapees prove costly

 A 3ha paddock has been cleared and fenced for livestock or cash crops at the vineyard at Edey Road, Karadoc. Property
FARMERS are risking prosecution and hefty fines for escaped livestock due to poor fencing.

Algae a future feed supplement

FARM River Redgum Beef at Koondrook
FEEDING cattle algae is set to be the next big cost-saver for livestock farmers.

Powerless in parasite war

Powerless in parasite war
AUSTRALIA is without a registered treatment for Theileria, despite numerous cases emerging each week.

Banquet serves up quality Angus

Sheepvention, Hamilton. Banquet Angus Cattle
BIG, bold Banquet Angus bulls and weaner calves are often at the top of the breed’s bull sales and calf sales.

Cattle prices on the rise

Wodonga cattle sale 19.6.2014
PRIME and store cattle markets have continued to surge ahead on the back of predicted shortages.

Brabin new CAAB chief

Beef Feature High Spa Angus
CERTIFIED Australian Angus Beef has announced Kate Brabin as the company’s new chief executive.

Season sides with the south

Mawarra Hereford bull sale
SEASONAL conditions have favoured southern beef producers.

Rain pushed beef sky-high

 Ensay Calf Sales. East Gippsland mountain calf sales. Hereford cattle.
UPDATE: CATTLE supply onto markets has fallen and prices lifted in response to last week's rain in north-eastern Australia.

Cambodia eyes Aussie cattle

The announcement by Federal Government to halt live cattle export to Indonesia is going to have a negative impact on the Nort...
CAMBODIA is expected to be opened as a new market for Australian cattle.

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

EKKA
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.

#FTA4dairy kicks off

#FTA4dairy kicks off

DAIRY farmers today launched a #FTA4dairy “selfie” campaign to help secure a China-Australia FTA.

Big finish gets Weeks in 100 club

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ROCHESTER forward Grant Weeks became the ninth and final player to snare 100 goals this season.

Vic farmers feeling flat

Haywards of Locksley Wines

VICTORIAN farmers’ confidence eased this quarter, citing concerns about the agricultural economy.

Mother bins cut back downtime

Mallee Machinery Field Days.

AS headers work faster, chaser bins and grain transfer to on-farm silos can struggle to keep up.

Steve bends the rules

Steve bends the rules

THERE was no crisis or yearning for a creative outlet that triggered Steve Tobin’s career change.

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.