Griff and Janet Symonds manage Mt Flora Station which sits between Nebo and Moranbah. Together with head stockman Matt Garside, the team completed their 11-week mustering in November 2016.
Three months since the introduction of the Australian Government’s Drought Assistance Concessional Loans, the beef industry is leading the herd and taking advantage of savings the loans provide – accounting for more than half of applications received by the Queensland Rural Adjustment Authority (QRAA).
The stage is set for the Livestock and Rural Transport Association of Queensland (LRTAQ) and Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association (ALRTA) Combined National Conference taking place on February 17 – 18 in Toowoomba.
A hard summer in 2014 persuaded Gloucester, NSW, grazier Cam Laurie to re-consider how he weaned calves, leading to a process that he’s still happily using three years later.
The NT and northern Australian cattle industry is mainly reliant on international live export and domestic value add supply chains, Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association (NTCA) CEO Tracey Hayes said.
Beef producers are now well aware of the benefits of using the Rau Stand Easy (RSE) Cattle Safety Immobiliser.
Fairholme College Year 12 student Georgia Pitman has not only carved out a place in the primarily male dominated domain of competitive whip cracking, she’s excelling at it.
If you're wanting to know what's in store for the Queensland beef industry in 2017, take a look at the Take a look at the Beef Driving Ahead feature appearing in the February 9 edition of the Queensland Country Life.
Several promising infrastructure projects and exciting events are planned for the 'Gold City' Charters Towers in 2017. For more information check out the Charters Towers in Focus feature running in the February 9 Queensland Country Life.