John and Marg Lowe have a simple, but effective philosophy for their beef cattle operation - keep it simple and straightforward.
CHAROLAIS cross steers sold to a high of 297c/kg at Central Queensland Livestock Exchange, Gracemere, on July 19.
Dealing with the current drought has led to a shift in focus for the Peatfield family from Uralla, NSW.
Right now the cool, and in parts, wet conditions mean cattle are not going to market. But for those doing it tough with dry conditions, strong prices make the decision to sell a little easier.
Teacher Jamie Andrews says he not only gets quality bulls from Knowla Livestock, but is learning from some of the best in the business with advice from James and Ted Laurie.
STEPHEN Kajewski, Bettafield, Gindie, was happy with a "pleasing return" on a pen of empty Charbray cows he sold through the Emerald cattle sale on July 18.
MLA statistics show that Australia's adult cattle kill is still at an all time high, with female cattle numbers a major driver.
Don Sundermann's legacy is in the stud he founded, the cattle he bred and his involvement with the Angus society locally, in Victoria and nationally.
Esteemed Angus breeder Phil Collins is as passionate about the breed today as he was when he started Merrigrange Angus Stud more than 50 years ago.