MEET THE COMMERCIAL CATTLE CHAIR

Mark Howard is no stranger to the Commercial Cattle Committee, joining in 2006, he took the seat of Chair in 2015.  “My involvement in Beef Australia began in 1994, whilst working for Maureen Olives’  Apis Creek Brahman Stud in Central Queensland, showing both commercial and stud cattle. I am very proud of my role within the…

AGTECH ENTREPRENEURS – PREPARE YOUR PITCH

Beef Australia’s AgTech & Innovation pitching competition, Pitch In The Paddock, opened business doors to the world for its 2018 participants. Returning to Beef Australia in May 2021 – entrants are encouraged to prepare for the competition launch. The beef-centric pitching competition gives ag-entrepreneurs the opportunity to present their business idea, proof of concept, prototype…

SHOWCASE YOUR AGTECH AT BEEF 2021

Existing and emerging businesses that have a beef industry focused innovation, AgTech product or service are encouraged to apply for an exhibitor space in the Ken Coombe Tech Yards – the new AgTech and Innovation hub at Beef Australia, May 2021.  This new precinct is a world-first site, featuring a curated display of market-ready and…

MEET THE NEXT GENERATION CHAIR

Shannon Speight (nee Landmark) is passionate about the beef and livestock industry and has taken the reins as Chair of the Beef Australia’s Next Generation Committee. Graduating as a veterinarian from the University of Sydney, Shannon spent extensive time working in various roles. Her career commenced working as a vet with live export in North…

PLANNING UPDATE FROM BEEF AUSTRALIA

Beef Australia continues to monitor and adapt to the recommendations for planning a major event.   A Public Safety Working Group was commissioned in March to support our focus on the health and safety of our community and industry.  Beef Australia’s response to COVID-19 remains a focus for this group.   The development of our COVID Safe…

CELEBRATING OUR PRODUCERS

CELEBRATING OUR PRODUCERS  The Australian beef producer is as diverse as our nation’s landscapes. Whether they hail from the lush green pastures in the South, or the red expansive plains in the North, they all have some things in common… The heart and soul of our industry, Australian beef producers feed our nation and the…

BEEF CONNECTIONS MENTOR PARTICIPANTS ANNOUNCED

Beef Australia has today announced The Graeme Acton Beef Connections Mentor Partners for 2021. Proudly supported by Westpac, the program was launched at Beef Australia in 2015 and this year attracted a record number of applicants from throughout Australia. The number of women who applied and have been successful celebrates the growth of the industry.…

SYMPOSIUMS & SEMINARS COMMITTEE PREPARES TO TAKE FLIGHT

The Beef Australia 2021 Symposium and Seminars Committee is a diverse group, featuring representatives from Corporate, Agricultural and Government sectors. Consisting of five females and three males, the progressive group is determined to engage with and tackle the hard-hitting issues facing the Australian beef industry.  The focus for next year’s Beef Australia Symposium is Leadership. A…

Remembering Ken Rich, Beef Connections Mentor

Graeme Acton Beef Connections Mentoring Program Tribute to Our Mentor Ken RichBy Barbara Bishop, Beef Connections Coordinator  I first got to know Ken when he was selected to be a Mentor in the inaugural Beef Connections Mentoring Program. Our relationship developed quickly during that program and I realised that I had a Mentor with great…

World-first technology hub announced for Beef 2021

Beef Australia culminated its week-long digital launch this morning with the announcement of drawcard, The Ken Coombe Tech Yards. Plans to showcase a world first display of beef industry technology, utilised from conception to consumption, are cementing the organisations status as a world-leading event. Beef Australia Chair Bryce Camm said “Ken Coombe was not only…