Tag: Community

Tears flow as WA hay donations arrive in NSW

Drought-stricken NSW farmers had tears in their eyes as a convoy of trucks rolled in from Western Australia with a delivery of donated hay. Source: ABC Livestock Tears flow as WA hay donations arrive in NSW

How can I help? The dos and don'ts of drought donation

The devastation of the drought has captured the nation’s attention, and thousands of people want to know the best way to help. Source: ABC Livestock How can I help? The dos and don’ts of drought donation

Drought through the eyes of a 16-year-old

As her family’s farm started being destroyed by what she calls “the disease”, teenager Zara King picked up a camera and drone to record it. Source: ABC Livestock Drought through the eyes of a 16-year-old

Women of Lot Feeding enjoy another ‘Beef, Bling and Bow-ties’ success + PICTURES

Lotfeeding industry stakeholder Hayley Robinson delivered an inspiring address as part of the Women in Lot Feeding annual social event held at Jondaryan Woolshed on Saturday night. The post Women of Lot Feeding enjoy another ‘Beef, Bling and Bow-ties’ success + PICTURES appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Women of Lot Feeding… Read more »

Silo art gets the stamp of approval in new series

After wowing the countryside, some of Australia’s iconic silo art is featured on four new postage stamps. Source: ABC Grain Silo art gets the stamp of approval in new series

NSW Farmers and police unite for rural crime workshops

NSW Farmers and police will co-operate in a series of workshops aimed at reducing rural crime costing the state’s communities millions of dollars annually. The post NSW Farmers and police unite for rural crime workshops appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central NSW Farmers and police unite for rural crime workshops

Outback campdraft competition held 200km from nearest town

While most sporting codes hold grand finals in locations convenient enough to draw large crowds, campdrafting chose to hold its national titles in one of the most remote parts of Australia. Source: ABC Livestock Outback campdraft competition held 200km from nearest town

Sneezes, hands or children: What really spreads the flu?

When it comes to flu, everybody has their own avoidance tactics, but are they in line with how the influenza virus is transmitted between people? Source: ABC Livestock Sneezes, hands or children: What really spreads the flu?

Cattle drive hits Bondi Beach to build regional health awareness

Beachgoers at Bondi share the sunshine and sand with a different kind of tourist — about 40 cattle, brought to the city to raise awareness about the challenges around organ transplants in regional areas. Source: ABC Beef Cattle Cattle drive hits Bondi Beach to build regional health awareness

The abandoned dogs bringing a Wheatbelt community together

A dog rescue centre in the WA town of Northam is aiming to improve the lives of local students, disabled workers and recovering drug addicts — all while helping the abandoned canines at the same time. Source: ABC Livestock The abandoned dogs bringing a Wheatbelt community together

Riverina USA Feedlot & Agricultural Study Tour

For the second time, Riverina has organised a USA Feedlot and Agricultural Study Tour for our customers. Starting on 8th July, 50 of our customers and friends participating on this tour arrived in the US, along with Riverina’s Glen Whitton and Geoff Byers. Our aim in offering this tour is to educate our fellow agricultural community… Read more »

Tiaro Field Day 2017

The Tiaro Field Day Beef event draws large competitor numbers and many schools from the surrounding Cooloola and Fraser Coast every year. Riverina Kingaroy was proud to support its local merchant B&H Rural at this farming and lifestyle event, which brings together farmers and the rural community to this town but also provides education on… Read more »

Recruitment: Eight good reasons to listen to your employees

Gone are the days where agribusiness managers spoke and employees just listened. For one thing, millennials and gen-Ys are taught to question things at school and university. For some, it’s a no-brainer that we should listen to our employees, but sometimes we might get busy or become too distracted. The post Recruitment: Eight good reasons… Read more »

Grains rail project would take thousands of trucks off roads

More than 20,000 trucks would be taken off regional roads if the State Government invested in a proposed grains rail freight project in southern and central Queensland, according to AgForce. The post Grains rail project would take thousands of trucks off roads appeared first on Grain Central. Source: Grain Central Grains rail project would… Read more »

Nominations for Landcare Awards closing soon

Nominations for the 2017 State and Territory Landcare Awards, which recognise Australians who work to protect the environment and deliver sustainable agriculture, are closing soon. The post Nominations for Landcare Awards closing soon appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Nominations for Landcare Awards closing soon

Coonamble Show 2017

For 130 years the Coonamble Show Society have carried on the tradition of bringing the Coonamble community and competitors from near and far to exhibit their livestock in the competitions, which is an achievement in itself. Every year The Coonamble Show celebrates the hard work of farmers and breeders and we are proud to say, the… Read more »

Rural communications coalition charges on Canberra

A broad coalition of regional organisations is converging on Canberra today to press upon politicians the urgent need to ensure regional Australians have access to more reliable and affordable telecommunications services. The post Rural communications coalition charges on Canberra appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Rural communications coalition charges on Canberra

Feedlot supporters rally for big night out, and a worthy cause

Not even rain could dampen the enthusiasm of a large contingent of feedlot industry supporters who gathered for a social event hosted by the Women of Lot Feeding at the Historic Jondaryan Woolshed on Queensland’s Darling Downs on Saturday night. The post Feedlot supporters rally for big night out, and a worthy cause + pictures… Read more »

Young women make up almost half of AACo’s new recruits

Young women make up almost half of Australian Agricultural Company’s rookie recruits for its Northern Territory and Queensland cattle stations. Source: ABC Beef Cattle Young women make up almost half of AACo’s new recruits