As parts of the world cautiously ease out of lockdown and reassess COVID-19’s impact on the beef sector, Rabobank’s latest global Beef Quarterly has revised down its global beef production outlook, and forecasts slowing beef demand in a declining economy. However, the Q2 report said the Australian cattle market was more favourably placed –limited supply … Continue reading Beef – during and beyond COVID-19
An independent inspector-general of Live Animal Exports to oversee regulation of the industry is a step closer today with the Bill to establish the position as a statutory appointment passing the Senate. Agriculture Minister, Bridget McKenzie, said the community deserved greater assurance that animal welfare outcomes for export livestock were being met and monitored. “Australia’s … Continue reading Improving oversight of live animal exports
Australian grain-fed beef on the rise, with opportunity to triple exports to China Grain-fed production is set to play a larger role in Australia’s beef sector, with the opportunity to triple the nation’s exports of grain-fed beef to China by 2030, according to new industry research. In its report, Opportunities For Growth in Australian Grain-Fed … Continue reading Research shows huge opportunity for grain-fed beef sales to China
Cow turnoff has reached record levels as severe water shortages across many key beef production regions have accelerated the pace of drought-induced destocking, according to Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) Cattle Industry Projections August Update. Cow and heifer slaughter reached 58 per cent of total adult cattle slaughter for three consecutive months from March to … Continue reading Drought-induced destocking of beef reaches record levels
One of Australia’s largest and oldest cattle producers has launched one of Australia’s first carbon-neutral beefs. Five Founders is the first branded beef product to be launched by the North Australian Pastoral Company (NAPCo) and has been officially accredited as carbon neutral after meeting the Australian Federal Government’s strict criteria. NAPCo, which was founded in … Continue reading Cattle company serves up carbon neutral beef
The global beef complex is looking strong. Production is up, consumption is up, and prices are favourable. But is there more to this than meets the eye? Rabobank’s latest Beef Quarterly report examines the outlook for the global beef sector. Global beef production and consumption continues to grow, but is this just the tip of … Continue reading Beef production continuing to grow, but supply pressure mounting
An international delegation is exploring trade and investment opportunities at Beef Australia 2018.
While domestic cattle prices have come “off the boil”, they are expected to still “simmer nicely” during 2018.
The 11-member version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership looks set to result in gains for beef-exporting countries Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, and Canada.
Tmall Fresh and Meat & Livestock Australia have joined forces to bring the best quality Australian beef and lamb to Chinese consumers.
China has lifted the suspension of red meat imports from six Australian meat-processing facilities.
Australia is the leading supplier of red meat to the world and Australians are among the highest red meat consumers according to a new report.
Customer demand for high quality, grass-fed beef has resulted in a doubling in the number of Aussie farmers required for the national launch of Coles’ grass-fed range at all supermarkets this week. With Coles’ research revealing 79 per cent of customers want meat that comes from animals raised and fed naturally, Coles is now offering … Continue reading Coles expands grass-fed beef range
Western Australia’s Harvey Beef took out top honours at the Food & Beverage Industry Awards in Sydney last night, winning the ‘Best of the Best’ award for its Finest Quality Beef Range.
The “time is right” for Australia’s beef industry to embrace forward marketing agreements as a tool to manage price and volume volatility and improve business planning, according to a recently-released research report. Unlike other agricultural industries, the use of forward marketing arrangements – which lock in agreed prices and/or volumes for future delivery of product … Continue reading Time is right for Australian beef to ‘market ahead’
China’s dominance in world meat trade is set to grow out to 2020, albeit at a slowing rate, seeing opportunities for Australia’s beef and sheepmeat exports to China come from extracting value, rather than volume growth in an increasingly competitive market. This is the key finding from Rabobank’s recently-released paper, Australian Red Meat Exports to … Continue reading Value key to beef & sheepmeat exports to China: report
The producer of New Zealand’s most consistently tender and tasty lamb in the last ten years has been announced today at the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Golden Lamb Awards, aka the Glammies.
Russia is planning to temporarily ban beef and beef by-products from New Zealand, claiming they contain listeria and ractopamine, a banned feed additive.
The Red Meat Advisory Council has made available the draft Australian Beef Sustainability Framework for industry comment.
Today the national beef herd is around 26 million cattle and Brahman genetics can be found in around 50% of the national herd.