Sound management and the benefits provided by their pure Santa Gertrudis breeding herd have gotten Chinchillas' Greg and Karen Slater through the dry years without major issues.
The McDonald family has been using Santa Gertrudis cattle for close to 60 years, with Santa bulls now being joined with Santa, and Brahman/Santa-cross breeders for sale into the feedlot market.
The huge potential of drones for use in the agricultural industry will be explored at the second Dalby Drone Industry Forum on Monday, September 24.
For close to 30 years, Wes and Sue Presho, have been successfully producing pure and cross Santa Gertrudis products at Utopia Downs, Taroom.
A Maryborough farming family is planting the Fraser Coast region’s first commercial cotton crop in 100 years.
Aided by first-rate bulls purchased at the Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale, the Braitling family at Springsure, are producing a first-rate Brahman article for sale into the EU market.
Australian Red Cross, backed by the Commonwealth Bank, Australia Post and Virgin Australia, along with other corporate and public donors have raised $11m through the month of August to be distributed to drought-affected farming families.
A delicate balancing act is required by the Whiteman family in their mixed-breed operation, in which they’re using Santa Gertrudis bulls over Braford breeders to even out the Bos Taurus/Bos Indicus-ratio in the progeny.
A feast of genetics will be on offer for stud and commercial operators in the 94-lot draft selected for the 41st Annual National Charbray Bull Sale.
The Cloyna-based Holding family are receiving a great return on their investment in Wattlebray Charbray bull genetics.