Industry newsletters

Keep up-to-date with the latest trends and issues from husbandry facts to biosecurity issues and safeguards and grazing land management information. These industry and region-specific newsletters, written and prepared by leading beef extension officers, scientists and industry specialists are a great resource for your business.

FutureBeef Update

The FutureBeef Update is a free electronic subscription service. Monthly updates feature the latest in research and development, news and views, and workshops and industry events across northern Australia.

2017 eBulletin issues

2016 eBulletin issues

2015 eBulletin issues

2014 eBulletin issues

2013 eBulletin issues

2012 eBulletin issues

  • 17 December 2012
  • 20 November 2012
  • 22 October 2012
  • 30 August 2012
  • 23 July 2012
  • 29 May 2012
  • 19 April 2012

Western Australia

AgMemo is the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia’s bi-monthly enewsletter to provide growers and industry with regionally-tailored information so they can make proactive decisions for the coming season.

View previous issues of AgMemo Rangelands Region | Subscribe to AgMemo Rangelands Region

Northern Territory

The Alice Springs Rural Review covers a broad spectrum of issues relevant to beef producer in the Alice Springs region. Subscribe to keep updated on the latest research, initiatives, workshops and events in the region as well as keep abreast of business services information.

Download previous issues of the Alice Springs Rural Review | Subscribe to the Alice Springs Rural Review

Alice Springs Rural Review - Volume 66 - December 20164.73 Mb download

The Barkly Beef newsletter is a Northern Territory Government initiative offering a comprehensive summary of the latest livestock RD&E, market and event news in the Barkly region.

Subscribe to be kept in the loop on recent new research, latest beef extension activities, workshops, training and community events.

Download previous issues of Barkly Beef

Barkly Beef - March 20172.85 Mb download

The Katherine Rural Review is an initiative of the Department of Primary Industry and Resources, Katherine. It offers new knowledge and practical advice to people involved in primary industry.

Subscribe to receive in-depth livestock and grazing management articles, latest RD&E news and achievements, updates on business opportunities, tools and services and to be kept updated on  Katherine regional events.

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Katherine Rural Review - Edition 330 - March 20173.34 Mb download

The Pastoral Market Update provides cattle market information for primary producers across the Northern Territory.

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Pastoral Market Update - March 2017436.08 Kb download

Top Paddock is a quarterly newsletter published by the Top End staff of the Pastoral Production division of the Department of Resources.

It targets anyone with an interest in the Northern Territory livestock, cropping and horticulture production sectors and contains news, project summaries, research reports, technical notes and updates.

Download previous issues of Top Paddock | Subscribe to Top Paddock

Top Paddock Newsletter - Issue 59 - April 20171.63 Mb download


Beeftalk is prepared for south east and southern Queensland producers. Distributed quarterly, to more than 21,000 readers through the Queensland Country Life.

Read the online Autumn/ Winter 2017 edition | View index by issue 1–44 (PDF, 471 kB)

Beeftalk Issue 48 Autumn/Winter 20171.90 Mb download
Beeftalk Issue 47 - Summer 2016802.76 Kb download

In this issue:

  • Stu McLennan hangs up the bucket
  • Grazing BMP provides a breath of fresh air for Monto grazier
  • Coping with mental illness in rural communities can be expensive and challenging
  • New biosecurity laws for livestock producers
  • Repronomics™ – enabling genetic improvement in tropically adapted beef cattle
  • Website helps farmers to navigate disaster support
  • Indian couch moves south
  • Leucaena rumen bug still going strong
  • Taking the guesswork out of bull buying
Beeftalk Issue 46 - August 20167.07 Mb download

In this issue:

  • Early weaning for breeders
  • Fire as a friend
  • Brands returns
  • Grazing BMP rolls into SEQ
  • FORAGE software
  • Foot-and-mouth disease
  • New and improved forage varieties
  • New biosecurity laws for Queensland
  • Low interest rate loans
Beeftalk Issue 45 - Autumn 2016856.27 Kb download
Beeftalk Issue 44 - Summer 20157.89 Mb download
Beeftalk Issue 43 - Winter 20152.46 Mb download
Beeftalk Issue 42 - Autumn 20152.77 Mb download
Beeftalk Issue 41 - Summer 20145.69 Mb download
Beeftalk Issue 40 - Spring 20144.90 Mb download
Beeftalk Issue 39 - Winter 20142.57 Mb download
Beeftalk Issue 38 - Autumn 20141.71 Mb download
Beeftalk Issue 37 - Summer 20134.68 Mb download
Beeftalk Issue 36 - Spring 20133.76 Mb download
Beeftalk Issue 35 - Autumn/Winter 20131.32 Mb download
Beeftalk Issue 34 - Spring/Summer 20121.33 Mb download
Beeftalk Issue 33 - Autumn/Winter 2012930.84 Kb download
Beeftalk Issue 32 - Spring/Summer 20111.22 Mb download
Beeftalk Issue 31 - Autumn/Winter 2011759.80 Kb download
Beeftalk Issue 30 - Spring/Summer 2010804.49 Kb download
Beeftalk Issue 29 - Autumn/Winter 2010781.05 Kb download
Beeftalk Issue 28 - Spring/Summer 2009489.96 Kb download
Beeftalk Issue 27 - Autumn/Winter 2009931.57 Kb download
Beeftalk Issue 26 - Spring/Summer 2008799.76 Kb download
Beeftalk Issue 25 - Autumn/Winter 2008781.34 Kb download
Beeftalk Issue 24 - Spring/Summer 2007890.01 Kb download
Beeftalk Issue 23 - Autumn/Winter 2007468.55 Kb download
Beeftalk Issue 22 - Spring/Summer 2006519.95 Kb download
Beeftalk Issue 21 - Autumn/Winter 2006655.37 Kb download
Beeftalk Issue 20 - Spring/Summer 2005639.80 Kb download
Beeftalk Issue 19 - Autumn/Winter 2005827.55 Kb download
Beeftalk Issue 18 - Spring/Summer 2004557.98 Kb download
Beeftalk Issue 17 - Autumn/Winter 2004471.89 Kb download
Beeftalk Issue 16 - Spring/Summer 2003988.19 Kb download

The CQ BEEF newsletter is distributed quarterly to producers, agribusiness and staff from industry and natural resource management organisations. It provides information on livestock, land and business management. Over 15,000 copies are distributed through the Queensland Country Life.

Read the online April 2017 edition | View index by issue 1–24 (PDF, 113 kB)

CQ BEEF Issue 29 - April 20171.90 Mb download
CQ BEEF Issue 29 - December 2016593.09 Kb download
CQ BEEF Issue 28 - Aug 20166.14 Mb download
CQ BEEF Issue 27 - March 2016443.61 Kb download
CQ BEEF Issue 26 - December 20158.78 Mb download
CQ BEEF Issue 25 - July 20152.34 Mb download
CQ BEEF Issue 24 - March 20153.04 Mb download
CQ BEEF Issue 23 - November 20143.81 Mb download
CQ BEEF Issue 21 - July 20142.37 Mb download
CQ BEEF Issue 20 - March 20141.86 Mb download
CQ BEEF Issue 19 December 20135.81 Mb download
CQ BEEF Issue 18 - September 20134.79 Mb download
CQ BEEF Issue 17 - May 20131.87 Mb download
CQ BEEF Issue 16 - December 2012502.68 Kb download
CQ BEEF Issue 15 - August 2012399.82 Kb download
CQ BEEF Issue 14 - April 2012598.96 Kb download
CQ BEEF Issue 13 - December 2011639.40 Kb download
CQ BEEF Issue 12 - September 2011494.34 Kb download
CQ BEEF Issue 11 - April 2011332.42 Kb download
CQ BEEF Issue 10 - December 2010338.86 Kb download
CQ BEEF Issue 9 - October 2010753.14 Kb download
CQ BEEF Issue 8 - June 2010336.78 Kb download
CQ BEEF Issue 7 - April 2010417.81 Kb download
CQ BEEF Issue 6 - December 2009315.33 Kb download
CQ BEEF Issue 5 - September 2009289.10 Kb download
CQ BEEF Issue 4 - July 2009340.73 Kb download
CQ BEEF Issue 3 - July 2008475.68 Kb download
CQ BEEF Issue 2 - December 2007845.77 Kb download
CQ BEEF Issue 1 - September 2007226.51 Kb download

Meat & Livestock Australia

Entice magazine is the perfect ‘how to’ beef cookbook made especially for those looking for delicious meal ideas and cooking tips.

Download the Entice magazine.

The Feedback magazine is the red meat and livestock industry journal, signposting producers to practical on-farm information and the latest technological advances that are putting Australian producers in a globally competitive position. Feedback is produced nine times per year as three editions each issue with on-farm updates and market information for the north, south-east and south-west areas of Australia. The Feedback magazine is free to Meat & Livestock Australia members.

Download the Feedback magazine.

Other newsletters

Beef Central is a free online news and market intelligence service dedicated to the Australian beef industry.

It is independently owned and produced by two experienced rural journalists, and provides daily email updates to registered users.

Snapshot is an overview of CSIRO science news highlights for the month.

Subscribe to Snapshot

The Beef Bulletin magazine was published by the Cooperative Research Centre for Beef Genetic Technologies (Beef CRC). Archived copies are available on the Beef CRC Legacy website.