Since Danny Locke took on the role of manager at large-scale commercial beef enterprise Melinda Downs Pty Ltd 11 years ago, for owner Peter Hickson, production has gradually shifted towards emphasising the use of the Droughtmaster.
ALFA President Tess Herbert is “extremely pleased” with the range of topics and high caliber speakers that have been assembled for SMARTBEEF 2017, taking place on November 1 - 3.
The 2017 annual state conference of the Queensland Rural, Regional and Remote Women’s Network is being held in Emerald from October 19 and boasts an inspiring line-up of speakers, workshops and events.
Rod and Wendy Streeter, Rowen Beef, are combining the best traits of the Brangus and Wagyu breeds for the F1 line of cattle they’re now focussing on at Lanton Park, situated between Marian and Mackay.
Apsley Cattle Company, owned and operated by the Dyer family, have shifted their focus over the last several years to concentrate solely on breeding high Brahman content Brangus cattle.
In addition to the traditional Meet and Greet being held after the first day of action at the ABCA Rockhampton Brahman Sale on the Monday, October 9, the Elders Legacy of Ladies Sale will again take place at the Gracemere Hotel at 7.30pm.
A total of 205 lots will go under the hammer during the 41st annual ABCA Rockhampton Brangus Sale being held at CQLX Gracemere on Monday, October 9 and Tuesday, October 10.
Haylink provides the link between consumers and producers of hay anywhere in Australia, with owner/operator Alister Turner and his staff organising all loading, transport and logistics, while smoothing out any hassles involved for producers and consumers.
“Quality, quaint and quirky” is the theme for the 13th annual Pittsworth Craft and Fine Food Spectacular being held in the Pittsworth Town Hall from Friday, October 6 to Sunday, October 8.
While growing lucerne and forage crops on their 350 acre Boyne Valley property is the main source of income for Hyblah Hay business owners Kelvin, Skyann and Adrian Peters, Brahman-cross beef production is also proving to be a lucrative secondary income stream.