Tag: Congratulations

Victorian classer Alice wins wool industry ambassador award

CENTRAL Victorian wool classer Alice McKay has been awarded the Prime Super & Shearer Woolhandler Training Inc Wool Classing Ambassador Award for 2019 for excellence in wool handling and in-shed… Source: Sheep Central Victorian classer Alice wins wool industry ambassador award

Kiwis shearers win trans-Tasman title at Warrnambool

A NEW Zealand shearing team has returned triumphant after a clean sweep of three events at leading Australian crossbred championship the Warrnambool Show’s Romney Shears in south-west Victoria. Source: Sheep Central Kiwis shearers win trans-Tasman title at Warrnambool

A leader celebrated amongst livestock exporters

Australia’s livestock exporters have celebrated the achievements of one of their finest at the industry’s annual Gala Dinner, held in Townsville as part of the LIVEXchange 2019 conference. Source: Beef Central A leader celebrated amongst livestock exporters

Halleen’s John Cunnington named 2019 Young Live Export Achiever

John Cunnington, Halleen Business Development and Marketing Assessment Manager, has been recognised as the livestock export industry’s 2019 Young Achiever of the Year, at the LIVEXchange conference in Townsville. Source: Beef Central Halleen’s John Cunnington named 2019 Young Live Export Achiever

Former New Zealand shearing champion returns to be King

HAWKE’S Bay shearer Dion King made a dramatic return to winning form in the Great Raihania Shears open final at the Royal New Zealand Show in Hastings on Friday. Source: Sheep Central Former New Zealand shearing champion returns to be King

Victorian wool operation wins at sustainability awards

A FAMILY-OWNED fine wool operation in south-west Victoria has won its category in the state’s prestigious Premier’s Sustainability Awards.    Source: Sheep Central Victorian wool operation wins at sustainability awards

Mort & Co major winner in 2019 Qld Export Awards

Mort & Co was last night named as the winner of the Agribusiness, Food and Beverages Award in the 2019 Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards held at Brisbane City Hall. Source: Beef Central Mort & Co major winner in 2019 Qld Export Awards

Post driver attachment wins feedlot innovator award

AN excavator attachment that allows drill stem posts to be driven through concrete aprons and hard surfaces has won the Innovator of the Year award at the Australian Lot Feeders’ Association annual conference in Dalby. Source: Sheep Central Post driver attachment wins feedlot innovator award

Western Australia’s top MSA producers announced

Beef producers from throughout Western Australia have taken out the top awards at the 2019 Meat Standards Australia (MSA) Excellence in Eating Quality Awards for the State, presented at Harvey last Thursday night. Source: Beef Central Western Australia’s top MSA producers announced

South Australia’s top MSA producers announced

Beef producers from throughout South Australia have taken out the top awards at the 2019 Meat Standards Australia (MSA) Excellence in Eating Quality Awards for the State, presented at Naracoorte last night. Source: Beef Central South Australia’s top MSA producers announced

Queensland producer claims top honours at Sydney Royal Fine Food Show

Queensland producers have impressed the judges of the 2019 Sydney Royal Fine Food Show, taking two of the three branded beef classes contested and the grand champion beef exhibit trophy. Darling Downs based Mort & Co took out the top honours for the company’s Phoenix F1-F4 Wagyu product. Source: Beef Central Queensland producer claims… Read more »

English shearers set new strong wool record of 1075 ewes + VIDEO

BRITISH sheep shearing duo Jonny Roberts and Martin Howlett have set a new two-stand strong wool record of 1075 ewes in eight hours. In the first shearing record attempt by… Source: Sheep Central English shearers set new strong wool record of 1075 ewes + VIDEO

Tasmania’s top MSA producers announced

Beef producers from throughout Tasmania, including Flinders Island, have taken out the top awards at the 2019 Meat Standards Australia (MSA) Excellence in Eating Quality Awards for the State last week. Source: Beef Central Tasmania’s top MSA producers announced

English shearer sets new British nine-hour lamb record

ENGLISH shearer Stu Connor has set a new British nine-hour record for shearing strong wool lambs, but failed in his attempt for a new world mark. Source: Sheep Central English shearer sets new British nine-hour lamb record

Charitable drought and cyclone survivors top Tamworth lamb show

TAMWORTH’S popular spring lamb show has been won by first-time entrants Claudia Kirton and her father Angus in an impressive display of lamb finishing under trying seasonal conditions. Yesterday, after… Source: Sheep Central Charitable drought and cyclone survivors top Tamworth lamb show

Striking outback life images win in photo competition

THE winners of the highly regarded Life and Light in the Western Region Photo Competition have been announced and they include some striking images of outback life and wildlife. Source: Sheep Central Striking outback life images win in photo competition

Tributes flow at Agronomy Society awards

Eminent research scientist, John Angus, and emerging South Australian researcher, Kenton Porker, were among the award recipients at this week’s Australian Agronomy Conference. Source: Grain Central Tributes flow at Agronomy Society awards

Australian wool industry honours excellence with medals

AUSTRALIAN Wool Industry Medal recipient Michael Blake last week spoke for all those who excelled daily in the sector, sometimes without due recognition. Source: Sheep Central Australian wool industry honours excellence with medals

State finalists announced for 2019 MSA eating quality awards

State finalists in the 2019 Meat Standards Australia Excellence in Eating Quality Awards have been announced ahead of an awards presentation and forum session in each state during September and early October. Hosted by MLA, the awards recognise beef producers throughout Australia who have achieved outstanding compliance rates to MSA specifications, as well as high… Read more »

Top broker Samantha living ‘wool 24-hours’

A YOUNG Australian wool broker who has made the industry her life by innovating to service company staff and grower clients has won her sector’s most prestigious award. Source: Sheep Central Top broker Samantha living ‘wool 24-hours’

Former Alexandria manager wins NABRC producer medal

Respected northern Australian cattleman and industry innovator Ross Peatling was awarded the 2019 North Australian Beef Research Council producer medal as part of the Northern Beef Research Update Conference in Brisbane last night. Other medalists came from the fields of research, extension and young achievement. Source: Beef Central Former Alexandria manager wins NABRC producer… Read more »

NZ shearer sets new crossbred lamb shearing record in NSW

NEW Zealand shearer Aiden Copp on Saturday became the latest shearer to set world records on both sides of the Tasman Sea with a new record for Merino crossbred lambs achieved in a Riverina shed. Source: Sheep Central NZ shearer sets new crossbred lamb shearing record in NSW

Casino veal supply chain wins national food industry award

One of Australia’s most successful and enduring veal supply chains has won a major national food industry award. Northern Cooperative Meat Co’s Three River Farms veal brand won a major accolade in the annual Food and Beverage Industry awards held at Darling Harbour in Sydney last month. Source: Beef Central Casino veal supply chain… Read more »

2020 NAB Agri Rising Champion winner announced

The winner of the 2020 NAB Agribusiness Rising Champion award was named at a Cattle Council gala dinner in Canberra last night. Source: Beef Central 2020 NAB Agri Rising Champion winner announced

Townsville agent tops QLD’s Young Gun auctioneers

Ten young stock and station agents from across the state showcased their auctioneering talent at the 2019 Australian Livestock & Property Agents Association Queensland Young Auctioneers Competition at the Ekka earlier today. This year’s title was taken out by Liam Kirkwood, Ray White Livestock, Townsville, with Jack Henshaw, Elders, Goondiwindi runner-up. Source: Beef Central … Read more »

RNA Paddock to Palate 2019 – overall winners + PICS

Charolais cattle from the Bondfield family’s Palgrove Pastoral Company at Dalveen, Qld, and the Millner family’s Rosedale Livestock Partnership at Blayney, NSW, excelled across three weight gain, carcase and eating quality sections to win the overall 100-day export and 70-day trade classes respectively in the 2019 RNA Paddock to Palate Competition. Source: Beef Central … Read more »

Success across breeds in RAS Beef Challenge + PICTURES

Now in its ninth year, the Sydney Royal Beef Challenge has grown to become a significant competition for cattle producers across NSW targeting export and domestic feeder specifications. Angus, Charolais, Simmental entries produced the major hoof division winners. Source: Beef Central Success across breeds in RAS Beef Challenge + PICTURES

Bird-loving former ballerina wins 2019 Australasian Young Designer Award

FORMER Chinese ballerina Feng Feng Wang designed her way onto the fashion stage with a win in the 2019 Australasian Young Designer Wool Awards at Hamilton’s Sheepvention today. Source: Sheep Central Bird-loving former ballerina wins 2019 Australasian Young Designer Award

Outstanding young lot feeders recognised by industry

Six young stakeholders from across Australia have been named as finalists in the Australian Lot Feeders Association’s Young Lot Feeder of the Year Award. ..Read More Source: Beef Central Outstanding young lot feeders recognised by industry

2017 Wyandottes Queensland Annual State Championships

Entrants from near and far (including WA, northern NSW and Charters Towers) came to the Nanango Showgrounds on the 27th May to compete in this year’s Wyandottes Queensland Annual State Championship Show. The Wyandotte breed originates in North America and is named after a native American Indian tribe. They are very eye catching birds and can lay… Read more »

Braford’s Stud Cattle Win in Warialda Show 2017

Last weekend on 13 May, the Braford Society, for whom we are major sponsors, featured their stud cattle at this year’s Warialda Show, a major annual event where the best studs of the region are showcased. The Bennett family from Little Valley Brafords are our loyal customers, and they had a big day at the… Read more »

2017 North Star Classic – Todd Graham

Riverina was the proud sponsor of the North Star Cutting Classic recently hosted by the Northern Rivers Cutting Horse Club. This video captures one of the best riders in the country, Todd Graham, doing his thing riding Melody’s Cat owned by Natasha Wrigley in the Riverina Arena at this year’s event. We are proud to say that… Read more »

Goondiwindi Show 5 & 6 May 2017

This year Riverina’s Warwick and Oakey branches sponsored the Stud Cattle and Equestrian events at the Goondiwindi Show. Two of our staff Emma Mills and Chris Dearden were there to show our support. The team at Riverina Stockfeeds would like to Congratulate Nigel and Toni Sharpe from Bunda Santa Gertrudis Stud for their successes, including:… Read more »

Santa & Santa Infused Show & Sale

It was that time of year again! For the seventh year in a row, recently on 21st April, Warwick held its Annual Santa & Santa Infused Show and Sale. Riverina was proud to be a sponsor of this event. This photo shows our Warwick branch’s sales manager, Tony Grob, with Liz Piggott. Liz and her… Read more »

Ultimate Trainer for Jamie Seccombe

The last few weeks have been great for Jamie Seccombe Cutting Horses, congratulations are in order. Jamie and Reysn Hell won the Open at Southern Queensland Cutting Horse Association Condamine cutting with a second place in the $5,000 Novice on Lil Mis Sophisticat. The $15,000 novice Jamie and Reysn Hell placed second and equal third on Lil… Read more »

Warwick Show Celebrates 150 Years

This year marked 150 Years of the Warwick Agricultural Show 24th, 25th, 26th March 2017. The Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove officially opened the 150th Show on Friday Night. Riverina Australia has been involved in sponsorship of the show for many years going back to the days of Warwick Stockfeeds & Bonza Stock Feeds. This… Read more »

Sizzling Colt for Riverina

This stunning colt was the highest priced lot at the recent Magic Millions 2017 Gold Coast March Yearling Sale. Sold by Riverina customer, Gleeson Thoroughbred Connections, the colt was fed on Riverina FEED & BREED PELLETS. Congratulations Wally, Jill and team. We look forward to being involved with more cracking yearlings like this one!

Success at the 2017 Glen Innes Show

Congratulations goes to Riverina customers Peter and Julie Donnelly on their success in the Prime Lambs section at the 2017 Glen Innes Show. Riverina Sales Manager Tony Grob was on hand to be part of the awards ceremony as Riverina was one of the sections sponsors. We also would like to congratulate Riverina client Chris… Read more »

National Success for the Bondfields

Prue and David Bondfield toasting their victory

Riverina is very happy to be able to congratulate our longstanding customers Prue and David Bondfield on their recent success at The Weekly Times Coles 2016 Farmer of the Year awards. They were presented their awards at a gala event at the RACV Club in Melbourne on the 17th February 2017. The Bondfields run one of Australia’s largest… Read more »

Success at the 2017 Stanthorpe Show

  Chris Dearden, Sales Manager from Riverina Warwick, sashes the Grand Champion Led Steer from the 2017 Stanthorpe Show. The steer is led and prepared by Travis Luscombe. Travis attends a number of shows every year with his show team and is well known in the industry for his success. He uses Riverina Calf XLR8… Read more »