Tag: Video

Women flock to wool, but room for growth in meat + VIDEO

AUSTRALIA’S wool industry is one agricultural sector which has proven to be a field of opportunity for young rural women. Source: Sheep Central Women flock to wool, but room for growth in meat + VIDEO

‘Dearest sale ever’ for Ballarat + VIDEO

South Gippsland bullock finishers, lot feeders and backgrounders from numerous pockets of the state and interstate applied strong competition to Ballarat’s October store cattle sale held Friday. Source: Beef Central ‘Dearest sale ever’ for Ballarat + VIDEO

Beef 2021’s Pitch in the Paddock’ opens doors for agtech ideas + VIDEO

Beef Australia’s Agtech & Innovation pitching competition, Pitch In The Paddock, opened business doors to the world for its 2018 participants, and entries are now open for the equivalent 2021 event being held in Rockhampton next May. Source: Beef Central Beef 2021’s Pitch in the Paddock’ opens doors for agtech ideas + VIDEO

Likely Australian record for commercial heifers set at 1174c/kg + VIDEO

What is likely to be an Australian record price for commercial females of any breed was set at a special store sale at Charters Towers, North Queensland on Friday, when a pen of 104 Grey Brahmans sold for 1174.2c/kg liveweight. Source: Beef Central Likely Australian record for commercial heifers set at 1174c/kg + VIDEO

Gulf breeding and fattening country makes $35m + VIDEO

SAM Daniels from one of the Queensland Gulf region’s biggest cattle producing families, this morning paid $35 million for large-scale breeding and fattening property Nardoo, at a Brisbane auction. The 97,500ha property located 280km northwest of Cloncurry attracted strong interest from large-scale producers seeking breeding country. Source: Beef Central Gulf breeding and fattening country… Read more »

Sheep and lamb weather alert across four states + VIDEO

AUSTRALIA’S Bureau of Meteorology has issued a series of warnings to sheep graziers in the eastern states with a risk of losses today and over the weekend from cold temperatures, showers, snow and westerly winds. Source: Sheep Central Sheep and lamb weather alert across four states + VIDEO

AWI launches Change Makers with Nathan Scott + VIDEO

AN online initiative aimed at implementing key sheep and wool production research findings on farms has been launched by Australian Wool Innovation. Source: Sheep Central AWI launches Change Makers with Nathan Scott + VIDEO

Short videos assist with herd performance recording knowledge

The Southern and Tropical Beef Technology Services (SBTS and TBTS) have this week released a series of 12 short instructional videos designed to help seedstock producers better understand performance recording for BreedPlan. Source: Beef Central Short videos assist with herd performance recording knowledge

MLA releases new videos for sheep and beef sire selection

NEW videos and producer profiles explaining sheep and beef sire selection traits and the use of genetic tools have been released by Meat & Livestock Australia. Source: Sheep Central MLA releases new videos for sheep and beef sire selection

Australian growers back a non-mulesed wool future + VIDEO

AUSTRALIAN wool growers who successfully ceased mulesing have been recruited by major animal welfare groups in the battle to ban the practice on the nation’s sheep properties. A new report… Source: Sheep Central Australian growers back a non-mulesed wool future + VIDEO

New videos explain popular traits when selecting sires

A range of new resources to help commercial beef producers target specific traits identified in their breeding objectives when buying bulls has been launched by MLA. The videos add to the genetics hub’s one-stop-shop of tools and resources, aimed at demystifying genetics and breeding values. Source: Beef Central New videos explain popular traits when… Read more »

Property: Mixed results for southern Qld online auctions + VIDEO

One property sold under the hammer for a competitive price, while another being offered by the same owners was passed in on a vendor’s bid in southern Queensland grazing property online auctions held on Wednesday. Source: Beef Central Property: Mixed results for southern Qld online auctions + VIDEO

VIP buyers expect to pay more than $19.5m for Giro Station + VIDEO

A showcase NSW grazing property near Gloucester once owned by Hollywood actress Anne Baxter and her American husband is expected to make around $19.5m under an upcoming EOI campaign Source: Beef Central VIP buyers expect to pay more than .5m for Giro Station + VIDEO

Entries open for Beef 2021’s National Beef Carcase Competition + VIDEO

THE National Beef Carcase Competition attached to next May’s Beef 2021 event in Rockhampton is now officially open for business, and accepting nominations from across Australia. Source: Beef Central Entries open for Beef 2021’s National Beef Carcase Competition + VIDEO

Littleproud: Beef will help lead our nation’s recovery + VIDEO

During its week-long digital launch for next May’s event, Beef Australia has this week featured messages from principal partners. Today, agriculture minister David Littleproud says Beef 2021 will be so important for our nation’s recovery, because agriculture is a cornerstone of the nation’s economy. Source: Beef Central Littleproud: Beef will help lead our nation’s… Read more »

AgriFutures Australia releases provenance toolkit + VIDEO

A PROVENANCE toolkit released by AgriFutures Australia today aims to help farmers and other rural businesses stand out from the crowd by telling their stories. Source: Sheep Central AgriFutures Australia releases provenance toolkit + VIDEO

Isolate elderly and chronically ill during COVID-19 + VIDEO

RURAL communities and farmers have been urged by epidemiologist and public health specialist Professor Tony Blakely to isolate and look after their elderly and chronically ill during the coronavirus COVID-19… Source: Sheep Central Isolate elderly and chronically ill during COVID-19 + VIDEO

‘Calm the farm, we’ve got this, have a great day’

Mungindi farmer Sam Heagney’s video message to Australian people: don’t sweat food security, Aussie farmers have got you covered. Source: Beef Central ‘Calm the farm, we’ve got this, have a great day’

Come to bootcamp with Lambs Alive and Sheep Central + VIDEO

AUSTRALIA’S first online bootcamp for sheep farmers will meet the COVID-19 pandemic head on with a series of free webinars from Lambs Alive and Sheep Central next week to help producers boost returns in today’s markets. Source: Sheep Central Come to bootcamp with Lambs Alive and Sheep Central + VIDEO

Mountain calf sales on a high + pics and video

Drought and bushfires where behind a heavily reduced supply of Angus and Hereford cattle at the 80th annual Elders Mountain Calf sales, held on Tuesday and Wednesday. Source: Beef Central Mountain calf sales on a high + pics and video

Mountain calf sales on high + pics and video

Drought and bushfires where behind a heavily reduced supply of Angus and Hereford cattle at the 80th annual Elders Mountain Calf sales, held on Tuesday and Wednesday. Source: Beef Central Mountain calf sales on high + pics and video

Northern demand boosts Nutrien’s annual Ballarat sale + Video

More than fifty percent of Nutrien Ag Solution’s annual Ballarat cattle sale yarding of 4500 head sold to interstate and overseas buying interests with NSW grass-feeders among the leading buyers. Source: Beef Central Northern demand boosts Nutrien’s annual Ballarat sale + Video

Producers share red meat’s story in new on-farm videos

Red meat producers feature in a series of new on-farm videos designed to showcase the industry’s strong environmental, social and animal welfare credentials to consumers. Source: Beef Central Producers share red meat’s story in new on-farm videos

Kangaroo Island Fires: Picking up the pieces after catastrophic bushfires

Agriculture employs more people and generates more economically for Kangaroo Island than any other sector but recent bushfires have hit the industry hard. *THIS STORY CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES* Source: ABC Beef Cattle Kangaroo Island Fires: Picking up the pieces after catastrophic bushfires

MLA draws heat as new lamb ad misses Australia Day

Meat & Livestock Australia has launched its summer lamb campaign weeks later than its usual widely anticipated pre-Australia Day promotion launch, prompting criticism it has “missed the mark” for holiday sales. Source: Beef Central MLA draws heat as new lamb ad misses Australia Day

MLA decides to ‘share the lamb’ after Australia Day + VIDEO

MEAT & Livestock Australia has launched its summer lamb campaign weeks later than its usual widely anticipated pre-Australia Day promotion launch, prompting criticism it has “missed the mark” for holiday sales. Source: Sheep Central MLA decides to ‘share the lamb’ after Australia Day + VIDEO

NAPCo confirms purchase of Clark & Tait’s Mantuan Downs + VIDEO

In one of Queensland’s biggest property sales seen in the past 12 months, the North Australian Pastoral Co has confirmed its purchase of extensive Central Queensland grazing property Mantuan Downs near Springsure. Source: Beef Central NAPCo confirms purchase of Clark & Tait’s Mantuan Downs + VIDEO

Northern feedlots drive demand at opening Hamilton weaner sale + VIDEO

A massive 64 percent of a 3620-strong Angus steer yarding will depart the state of Victoria following the first day of selling at Hamilton’s annual beef weaner sales. Source: Beef Central Northern feedlots drive demand at opening Hamilton weaner sale + VIDEO

#HerdThat: NTCA highlights importance of NT cattle industry + VIDEO

The Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association, the largest industry representative body in the NT’s primary production sector,  has launched its new initiative to highlight the importance of the NT cattle industry to the Northern Territory’s economy. Source: Beef Central #HerdThat: NTCA highlights importance of NT cattle industry + VIDEO

Trapping atoms to understand Australia’s groundwater + VIDEO

It is now possible to date groundwater samples from one million years to just a few decades old, under new tools now available to Australian scientists. Source: Beef Central Trapping atoms to understand Australia’s groundwater + VIDEO

Southern weaner sales kick off: opening market underwhelms at Euroa + VIDEO

Hopeful of achieving an overall sale average of 330c/kg, selling agents and participating vendors experienced a more sedate result that ranged mostly from 300 to 330c/kg, which was deemed satisfactory under the circumstances without being lavish. Source: Beef Central Southern weaner sales kick off: opening market underwhelms at Euroa + VIDEO

Dubbo buzzes for trans-Tasman shearing and wool battles + VIDEO

SHEARING and wool handling competition followers can monitor trans-Tasman and national selection events at the 2019 Australian titles in Dubbo on a number of Facebook sites from 4.30pm today and over the weekend. Source: Sheep Central Dubbo buzzes for trans-Tasman shearing and wool battles + VIDEO

Qld beef producers’ regenerative agriculture recognised in awards + VIDEO

Queensland beef producers Russell and Catriona Murdoch’s work to use regenerative agriculture to achieve both ecological and financial improvements within their grazing business were recognised when they were announced as finalists in the Reef Champion Awards in Mackay last night. Source: Beef Central Qld beef producers’ regenerative agriculture recognised in awards + VIDEO

Big Dreams: A different approach to cattle management

Drought has hit hard in the Northern Territory’s Barkly region where the area is experiencing its worst rainfall on record. But one pastoral family’s approach to cattle management and drought-proofing is helping them thrive in the harsh conditions. Source: ABC Beef Cattle Big Dreams: A different approach to cattle management

Record prices for Bendigo first cross ewes + VIDEO

PRIME lamb producers intensified their search for quality breeding stock and bid season-high prices for all young ewe categories at the Bendigo Independent Agents First Cross Sale on Friday. Source: Sheep Central Record prices for Bendigo first cross ewes + VIDEO

The Cattle Collective launched to bust livex myths

“That’s the best thing I’ve seen in years,” one North Queensland cattle producer commented aloud after a two-minute video launching The Cattle Collective (below) was broadcast to the LIVEXchange conference in Townsville on Wednesday afternoon. Source: Beef Central The Cattle Collective launched to bust livex myths

Sheep meat markets put solid base to Deniliquin sheep sale + VIDEO

IT was a case of spot the agent through the dust when Deniliquin’s Landmark, Elders and Rodwells agencies conducted their annual spring sheep sale last Friday. Source: Sheep Central Sheep meat markets put solid base to Deniliquin sheep sale + VIDEO

Murray Arnel: Seasonal uncertainty weighs on Wodonga prices + VIDEO

Heightened uncertainty over the finishing potential of the season across northern Victoria has weighed heavily on the results of the Wodonga store cattle held yesterday at NVLX Barnawartha. Source: Beef Central Murray Arnel: Seasonal uncertainty weighs on Wodonga prices + VIDEO

Efficiency drives Casino’s investment in automated meat storage and distribution + VIDEO

The Northern Co-operative Meat Co at Casino has made a major investment in automated meat processing, buffering, sortation and sequencing technology, which means that from the moment meat cartons leave the plant’s boning room, they are not touched again by human hands. Source: Beef Central Efficiency drives Casino’s investment in automated meat storage and… Read more »

Weighing up the benefits of controlled mating in northern beef herds + VIDEO

Controlled mating is the focal point of a new video featuring QDAF beef extension officer, Byrony Daniels, beef producer, Doug Burnett, and cattle veterinarian, Alan Guilfoyle. Source: Beef Central Weighing up the benefits of controlled mating in northern beef herds + VIDEO

Young Merino ewes sell to $265 at Swan Hill + VIDEOS

KEEN restocker demand for new season young lambs has delivered a strong result for the Swan Hill annual September sheep sale held Friday. Source: Sheep Central Young Merino ewes sell to 5 at Swan Hill + VIDEOS

$100 million added to Federal drought support funding + VIDEO

Visiting Dalby today Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that nearly $100 million has been added to the Federal Government’s drought support package, on top of more than $7 billion in drought support funding already provided by the Government. But NSW Farmers says more detail is needed. Source: Beef Central 0 million added to… Read more »

MLA spring campaign aims to make lamb ‘too easy’ + VIDEO

INSPIRING consumers to diversify their mundane mid-week meal repertoire with lamb is the focus of Meat & Livestock Australia’s new Spring Lamb campaign launched today. Source: Sheep Central MLA spring campaign aims to make lamb ‘too easy’ + VIDEO

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

Country Road commits to non-mulesed wool + VIDEO

AUSTRALIAN clothing retailer Country Road has committed to using only fleece from flocks verified as not mulesing or as having ceased mulesing in its pure wool products sold in stores by winter 2021. Source: Sheep Central Country Road commits to non-mulesed wool + VIDEO

Young NSW farmers laud ‘life-changing’ coaching program

YOUNG farmers and fishers across New South Wales have been invited to apply for a “life-changing” coaching program run by the NSW Department of Primary Industries’ Young Farmer Business Program. Source: Sheep Central Young NSW farmers laud ‘life-changing’ coaching program

Murray Arnel: Firm to easier for Ballarat steers + VIDEO

Prices bid for feeder and restocker cattle returned to the levels of last winter at this month’s Ballarat store cattle sale, Murrray Arnel reports. Source: Beef Central Murray Arnel: Firm to easier for Ballarat steers + VIDEO

Tools available to help producers pick a high-performance sire + Videos

When two sires look similar – same breed, same weight and both structurally sound – how does one tell which will produce the most fertile daughters or progeny with the best marbling? The truth is, nobody can tell, by looks alone. But that’s why producers have access to breeding values. They allow stakeholders to see… 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 »

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 »

Agriculture safety campaign

WorkSafe Queensland are running an Agriculture safety campaign to educate people about safety concerns on farms and in agricultural based activities. “Did you know that only 3% of Queenslanders work on farms, but almost 30% of workplace deaths happen on them? Around 13 Queensland agriculture workers die each year as a result of a workplace… Read more »