LIVESTOCK owners are reminded they must comply with NSW cattle tick biosecurity regulations when crossing the border from Queensland.
The Westech committee is calling for nominations from beef producers to take part in a steer trial, based in Barcaldine, to start on February 6, 2017, and conclude with a lunch and the presentation of information at the Westech Field Days in September.
Crate construction material that doesn’t retain heat, spelling experiments, and siting of abattoirs are crystal ball ideas put forward by people in the livestock industry as they grapple with the ongoing need to maximise returns, and transport’s place in that.
IF you are in the red meat business, it seems you are also in the business of world event monitoring, social value tracking and, quite frankly, keeping up with fashion.
Although there has been a barrage of new technology applied to the trucks moving livestock around the country – ABS braking, stability controls and air suspension are some – the Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association executive director Matthew Munro believes that old is sometimes the best in the bush.
Red meat industry representatives hear from a host of international and local experts at inaugural conference.
THE FORAY of Australia’s red meat processing industry into the social media realm is paying big dividends.