With reports of an emerging gap between the high value of beef in Australia compared to the United States, the Cattle Council of Australia is keeping an eye on the US’s increased engagement on global beef markets.
Looking beyond cattle may prove difficult for producers, but a Charters Towers grazier is highlighting the opportunities for those in north Queensland.
An appetite for risk mixed with business adaptability has enabled Australia’s largest live exporter of Wagyu cattle to keep pace with changing Japanese beef consumer demands.
A QCL online poll has revealed majority of our audience don’t believe Australia’s meat industry will be negatively impacted by 457 visa changes.
Relationships with producers and cattle stockpiling properties have allowed the abattoir near Darwin to operate with minimal disruption through the wet season.
Australia’s cattle market has been rejuvenated by recent rainfall across many parts of Australia, ensuring cattle prices will remain higher year-on-year for the first six months of 2017.
The peak body representing the post-farm-gate meat industry has swiftly lashed out at the Federal government’s lack of consultation before abolishing 457 temporary skilled work visas on Tuesday.