Tag: Events

MSA Eating Quality awards to return in 2022

Beef producers who consistently deliver carcases with superior eating quality will be recognised when the Meat Standards Australia Excellence in Eating Quality Awards are held nationally in March. The series will travel to six states, with each event featuring an interactive forum centred around the theme of ‘Growing and grading the greatest meat on earth’,… Read more »

Beefed up meat judging coming at ICMJ North in 2022

Young beef industry professionals and agriculture students need to lock this date in their diaries: the ICMJ Northern Conference will be bigger and better than ever in Rockhampton from April 20-23, 2022.  Source: Beef Central Beefed up meat judging coming at ICMJ North in 2022

Hamilton plans Sheepvention comeback after COVID break

SHEEP and wool events will return to Victoria’s wool capital of the world in February next year, but more volunteers are needed. Source: Sheep Central Hamilton plans Sheepvention comeback after COVID break

Shearing trio tallies 2822 lambs in 24-hour effort

THREE very tired shearers managed a mammoth 2822 crossbred lambs in the 24 Hour Shear Madness Shearathon for autism support at the Warrnambool Showgrounds in south-west Victoria over the weekend. Source: Sheep Central Shearing trio tallies 2822 lambs in 24-hour effort

Shear Madness Shearathon on again for autism support

FATHER and sons shearing trio, Roger, Corey and Brody Mifsud will pull into gear to raise funds for autism support at the Warrnambool Showgrounds in south-west Victoria this Friday and Saturday. Source: Sheep Central Shear Madness Shearathon on again for autism support

First Carcoar Working Dog Challenge enjoys success

CARCOAR’S working dog challenge has set itself up to be one of Australia’s leading trial and sale events with a successful inaugural effort last weekend. Source: Sheep Central First Carcoar Working Dog Challenge enjoys success

Carcoar’s working dog challenge and sale to be livestreamed

A PROMISE of big money has attracted Australia’s top working dog trainers and breeders to the inaugural Central Tablelands Livestock Exchange Working Dog Challenge at Carcoar. Source: Sheep Central Carcoar’s working dog challenge and sale to be livestreamed

Aussie entries claim titles as ‘World’s best steak’

Australian entries have again dominated results in the World Steak Challenge beef taste test event, decided in Ireland overnight. Source: Beef Central Aussie entries claim titles as ‘World’s best steak’

Meat Business Women masterclass workshop planned

A Meat Business Women masterclass next month aims to help women across the Australian and New Zealand meat industries create better connections and engagement with their audiences. Source: Sheep Central Meat Business Women masterclass workshop planned

Australia’s biosecurity future is on the agenda

AUSTRALIA’S national biosecurity strategy of shared responsibility and partnerships, and preparedness will be the focus of the 2021 National Biosecurity Forum this week. Source: Sheep Central Australia’s biosecurity future is on the agenda

Heat on deforestation and methane at COP26

Australia’s beef cattle industry responds to pledges to eliminate deforestation and cut global methane emissions which have headlined proceedings at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow in its opening days. Source: Beef Central Heat on deforestation and methane at COP26

Testing times but positive signs also at Townsville live export forum

Livestock exporters continue to face a range of challenges but there were also positive signs for the sector heading into 2022, the Queensland Livestock Exporters Association forum in Townsville was told this morning. Source: Beef Central Testing times but positive signs also at Townsville live export forum

WA lamb and beef showcased at Meet the Buyer event

LAMB and beef producers were among Western Australian food and beverage suppliers who connected buyers from across the country at the inaugural Meet the Buyer exhibition in Perth today. Source: Sheep Central WA lamb and beef showcased at Meet the Buyer event

Genetics: Incremental changes for a profitable future

Beef producer Marie Copley from Copley Pastoral Co near Crows Nest in southern Queensland delivered a presentation posing the question, “To EBV or not EBV?” at a field day held at Brahman bull breeder Alf Collins’ Collins Belah Valley (CBV) in August. Here is a summary of her address… Source: Beef Central Genetics: Incremental… Read more »

MLA BeefUp forums for Kimberley and Broome producers

Western Australia will be hosting two upcoming Beef Up forums during November in the Pilbara region on the 2 November in Newman, and for Kimberley Beef producers on 5 and 6 November in Broome. Source: Beef Central MLA BeefUp forums for Kimberley and Broome producers

What does farm business best practice look like?

FREE farm business planning webinars will be presented by Agriculture Victoria and Meridian Agriculture from this week. Source: Sheep Central What does farm business best practice look like?

Large crowd attends MLA BeefUp forum in Cloncurry + PICS

More than 90 people have attended Meat & Livestock Australia’s BeefUp forum in Cloncurry this morning, where issues such as phosphorus supplementation, best practice cow and calf management and strategies to build adoption of research have featured prominentlyin discussions. Source: Beef Central Large crowd attends MLA BeefUp forum in Cloncurry + PICS

NSW lotfeeders clean up at grainfed industry awards

Three New South Wales feedlots have taken out major awards at the grain-fed industry’s 2021 Feedlot of the Year competition, with a fourth winner from Western Australia. Source: Beef Central NSW lotfeeders clean up at grainfed industry awards

Come choose your AgVenture says the NFF

SECONDARY students and teachers are being encouraged to go on an agricultural adventure at the upcoming AgVenture Careers Expo from next week. Source: Sheep Central Come choose your AgVenture says the NFF

Roma sale 19 Oct 2021: Light weight steers to record 756.2c/kg

A new top price record for steers at Roma was set with light weight steers reaching 756.2c/kg and selling over the $7 mark repeatedly, while prime cows to processors also broke the $4 barrier. Source: Beef Central Roma sale 19 Oct 2021: Light weight steers to record 756.2c/kg

ICMJ conference to return bigger and better in 2022

Australia’s Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association has made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s national conference and competition due to the disruptions caused by COVID-19 regulations. The committee’s focus has now turned towards making next year’s ICMJ National Conference and Careers Expo bigger and better than ever Source: Beef Central ICMJ conference to return… Read more »

Webinar to address Australia’s feeder cattle risk management challenge

Global financial service provider StoneX will host an online workshop on Thursday, looking at the importance of price risk management in the Australian beef industry and opportunities to improve access to risk management tools. The company’s project will be driven by the development of an Australian feeder cattle index. Source: Beef Central Webinar to… Read more »

Speckle Park entries score big Brisbane taste test win

Entries representing the emerging Speckle Park breed claimed their first Brisbane Battle of the Breeds taste test competition win in 2021 results announced on Thursday.  Source: Beef Central Speckle Park entries score big Brisbane taste test win

Federal Govt releases $25m for ag shows in post-COVID recovery

The Federal Government has announced a $25 million package to help agricultural shows and field days bounce back from COVID 19, with estimates 700 events have been cancelled since the start of the pandemic. Source: Beef Central Federal Govt releases m for ag shows in post-COVID recovery

Major sheep shows welcome $25m federal funding boost

MAJOR sheep shows have welcomed $25 million in federal government funding for events cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic this year. Source: Sheep Central Major sheep shows welcome m federal funding boost

Kingaroy agent wins Qld young auctioneers

Corey Evans from Kingaroy, in the South Burnett region, has taken out this year’s Queensland Young Auctioneers Competition. Source: Beef Central Kingaroy agent wins Qld young auctioneers

Focus on farming beside solar and wind power

FARMING under solar panels, wind turbines and transmission lines in Australia and overseas will be the focus of a webinar on 14 October. Source: Sheep Central Focus on farming beside solar and wind power

Register now for Cloncurry BeefUp forum Oct 21-22

A BeefUp forum and field day to be held in Cloncurry next month will provide a range of updates on MLA research, development and adoption programs  relevant to the northern beef industry as well as practical, commercial insights from producers’ own experiences. Source: Beef Central Register now for Cloncurry BeefUp forum Oct 21-22

Producer webinar to explore how Angus Verified program protects breed integrity

Angus Australia will host separate producer and livestock agent webinar workshops next month focused on the Angus Verified program, designed to protect the integrity of Angus breed claims in the branded beef marketplace. Source: Beef Central Producer webinar to explore how Angus Verified program protects breed integrity

Livestock handling competition shines a light on low-stress stockmanship

An all-female team from the Pilbara has taken out the 2021 Livestock Handling Cup showcasing animal welfare best practice in the northern pastoral industry. Source: ABC Livestock Livestock handling competition shines a light on low-stress stockmanship

LIVEXchange conference postponed to November 2022

AUSTRALIA’S livestock export industry has postponed its LIVEXchange conference planned for November in Darwin until 9-10 November 2022. Source: Sheep Central LIVEXchange conference postponed to November 2022

MLA’s AGM goes digital for second year, as COVID challenges continue

MLA’s November annual general meeting will be held online for the second consecutive year this year, as COVID-related interstate people movement restrictions continue to create challenges for live meetings. The face-to-face AGM on November 25 has now been replaced with a virtual AGM gathering to be held the same day, supported by weekly Information Update… Read more »

LIVEXchange postponed to November 2022

The livestock export industry is postponing its LIVEXchange conference, which was to be held this November in Darwin, until 9-10 November 2022. Source: Beef Central LIVEXchange postponed to November 2022

Beef 2021 event records estimated $800,000 loss

The Beef Australia 2021 industry event held in Rockhampton in May has recorded an estimated $800,000 financial loss. The event attracted record crowds through the gate and strong corporate support, despite the considerable challenges presented by COVID. Source: Beef Central Beef 2021 event records estimated 0,000 loss

Meet the AWI chairman webinar is rescheduled

A VIRTUAL meet and greet with Australian Wool Innovation chairman Jock Laurie and some directors has been rescheduled to 13 September. Source: Sheep Central Meet the AWI chairman webinar is rescheduled

Roma store sale 17 Aug 2021: Firm market for 6756 cattle

Prices remained firm with positive trends in places and price fluctuations mostly reflective of quality variations. Source: Beef Central Roma store sale 17 Aug 2021: Firm market for 6756 cattle

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 »

Riverina at 2017 Primex

While there may have been grey skies, rain & mud, it didn’t stop the crowds coming to this year’s Primex in Casino, looking for information to make the right purchase choice for their needs – and Riverina was happy to help. Primex is an annual event held in Casino, NSW, and is a trade exhibition… Read more »

Richmond Field Days & Races

They’ll be coming from far and wide to Richmond, Queensland for the Field Day and to enjoy the country races. Riverina will be in North West Queensland on Friday 9th June and Saturday 10th June to participate in the Richmond Elders Field Days and Races. It’s a big social event for the Richmond, Queensland region…. Read more »

CRT FarmFest 2017 is Here

This week (Tuesday 6th June through Thursday 8th June) Riverina will be at CRT FarmFest 2017 near Kingsthorpe outside of Toowoomba. You can find our stand (LL10) down towards the entrance to the Elders Livestock Area. It’s a glorious day on the Downs today although starting off cold overnight. Make sure you say hello and… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Countdown to CRT FarmFest

2017 CRT FarmFest Tuesday 6th to Thursday 8th June at Kingsthorpe is almost upon us. Come and see our staff down the lane near the Show Rings on stand LL10 and ask them about the FarmFest specials. The official CRT FarmFest website can be found at www.farmfest.com.au or check out FarmFestQLD on Facebook and @CRTFarmFest on Twitter. This… Read more »

Forbes Stud Pig Sale – Bedgerabong Showgrounds

At the Riverina display at yesterday’s Forbes Stud Pig Sale, Riverina’s Anthony Grob was representing our proud support of the Australian Pork Industry, along with Emma Baxter and the active team of organisers of this annual event. It was great to see that we had a large amount of interest and inquiry in our display… 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 »

Dairy Producer Evening – Crows Nest, QLD

  Riverina Stockfeeds hosted a very successful, if somewhat cold, Producer Evening at Crows Nest last night. Our nutritionist, Greg Brown advised attendees on transition diets, the use of springer pellets and magnesium in diets. Also presenting was Jenny Houlihan from IAH, who spoke on general gut health.

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 »

2017 AWA Conference & Tour

Riverina has been a gold/silver sponsor for the last 10 years and has grown with the Australian Wagyu Association (AWA). Currently, from 1-5 May we are showing our continued support with our own display at the 2017 AWA Conference and Tour at the Albury Entertainment Centre. Stop by, say hello and learn more about Australian… 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 »

Clermont Gold Cup ACA National Finals is upon us

As Gold Sponsors we wish all the competitors and horses a safe and rewarding competition next week at the 2017 ACA National Finals. The venue is Clermont Showgrounds, Queensland beginning the morning of Wednesday 19th going through until the popular presentation dinner beginning Saturday night 22nd from 5:30pm at the Clermont Civic Centre. Riverina are proud… 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 »

See you at 2017 ACA National Finals

The 2017 ACA National Finals are on at Clermont, Queensland 19th – 22nd April 2017. As Gold Sponsors of this event, Riverina are proud to be involved with all the competitors and management of the ACA (Australian Campdraft Association). We will be in attendance at Clermont for the week, so call in and see our… Read more »

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 »

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 »