• Lamb slaughter reaches record numbers – just shy of 7 million processed over the last quarter.

  • Total sheepmeat production up 5% for a record quarter of 236,710 tonnes of production.

  • National Female Slaughter Rate (FSR) for cattle tipped just over 47%, though two quarters needed for an official destock.

Over 750,000 goats were processed in Australia in the first quarter (Q1) of 2024. Record goatmeat production totalling 11,777 tonn...
Listening to a podcast late in April, as part of my preparation for attendance at Beef Week in Rockhampton in May, I was a little ...
For Optiweigh Founders, Bill and Jacqui Mitchell, maintaining an Australian-made and owned status has been a priority.
Australia is producing and processing more goats than ever before, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Matt Dalgleish explores the latest insights on the US cattle cycle, debunking claims of a rebuild with data-backed analysis. Discover the trends shaping the industry.
Learn why Optiweigh founders prioritise Australian-made products. During Australian Made Week, APlus News explores why this has been so important for the farmer-developed portable weighing system that has created a solution for measuring animal weights in real-time directly from the paddock.
Australia's largest listed agricultural company, AACo, has marked down the value of its herd by $150 million as it reported a $95m loss for the full financial year.
Ben Law from The Financial Bloke Podcast explores the 2023 Beef Market Crash with Episode 3's Matt Dalgleish, as they delve into the causes, effects, and future outlook for beef producers.
Three men accused of organising an illegal muster have been charged with stealing more 300 cattle worth a quarter of a million dollars.
Explore expert insights on tax planning and wealth optimization with Russell Strack on The Financial Bloke podcast hosted by Ben Law. Learn strategies to minimize tax and maximize returns in the new fiscal year.
A cattle property in western Queensland will be turned into a national park after one of the largest philanthropic donations for protected land in Australia.
The CSIRO's Ag2050 Scenarios Report has found farm profits could drop by half in some areas by 2050 if producers fail to innovate.

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