Tag: Community

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