Agtech – on the rise at Beef Australia

Three years ago, at Beef Australia 2018, there were just four exhibitors in the agtech sector, but this time around there were close to 30. The rapid increase is symptomatic of a quickly evolving space.  The audience at the Rabobank stage heard about how missing the boat when it comes to technology can mean some…

Tech Yard Wrap Up

A fabulous week of innovation, product launches and technology presentations has ended with a robust discussion aimed at helping beef producers find and tailor technology solutions for their business. Agforce President, Georgie Somerset, facilitated the discussion that enlightened producers about the options available to them to get information and advice on agtech. 

Seminar – Safety Leadership in Action

The last, but not the least seminar was with the Office of Industrial Relations Workplace Health and Safety who presented an incredible insight into safety leadership in action. The high energy seminar was headlined by former rugby league star Shane Webke on the impact of workplace injury, followed by a panel discussion with Jacqui Cannon…

Seminars Day 5 Wrap Up

Beef Australia 2021 concluded its seminar program today with two thought provoking sessions on the practical elements of beef production. The Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries presented the latest research findings into pasture dieback across the State with presentations from Nicholas Brazier pasture agronomist, Pieter Conradie Regional Manager Beef and Sheep, Stuart Buck senior…

Next Gen Forum

Next Gen Forum recap

In the Next Generation Forum, Angus Street from AuctionsPlus made opening remarks focused on leadership. The forum aims to help shape the future leaders of the industry – an important focus for Beef Australia. Industry representation and being proactive were strong themes throughout the morning. The forum included a presentation with members of an Advancing…

pitch in the paddock winner

Pitch in the Paddock winner

Black Box Co, a data analytics company tailor-made for the beef industry took out the top prize at evokeAG’s Pitch in the Paddock competition. Vying against a strong contingent of eight other beef industry innovators, founders Emma Black and Shannon Speight pitched their idea for a $10,000 prize. Alex McCauley, CEO of Startup Aus was…

tech yards day 4 update

Tech Yard Update – Day 4

Leader of the Queensland Opposition, David Crisafulli visited the Ken Coombe Tech Yards in a further demonstration of support for the agri-innovation sector. The fast evolving industry is showcasing the best and brightest solutions at Beef Australia 2021 and has been well supported by all levels and all sides of Government. In one of the…

COMMERCIAL CATTLE RESULTS ARE IN

The results are in for the 33rd Nutrien Livestock Commercial Cattle Competition.  Over 1600 head of Australia’s finest commercial cattle were judged at the Central Queensland Livestock Exchange (CQLX) at Gracemere on Sunday 2 May and then sold on Monday 3 May at the Sale of Champions. Elders Livestock National Manager, Peter Homann was at…

BLUEY AND BINGO MEET & GREET

Wackadoo! Bluey and her little sister Bingo are heading to Beef21 on Monday 3 May – For real life. Come and meet and see everyone’s favourite Heelers in person for smiles, photos and plenty of flossing of course! Numbers are limited for each Meet and Greet Session. Family meet and greet groups include a maximum…

SEAL OF APPROVAL STAMPED ON THE ROCKS

Beef Australia is committed to supporting and showcasing local business and today CEO Ian Mill has presented the first ‘Seal of Approval’ accreditation to The Rocks in Yeppoon. The Beef Australia Seal of Approval recognises local businesses who partner with Beef Australia, promoting the use of Australian Beef, enhancing the event and visitor experience to…