FutureBeef eBulletin

FutureBeef eBulletinKeep up-to-date with the latest beef cattle and rangelands research for northern Australia with the monthly FutureBeef eBulletin. These industry and regionally specific newsletters, written and prepared by leading beef extension officers, scientists and industry specialists, are a great resource for your business.

The FutureBeef eBulletin 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.

    • December 2021: Wet season spelling with Ben Bennetto of Virginia Park, Charters Towers, the La Niña of 2020, Pathways to carbon neutral grazing systems webinar recording, sterile leucaena in WA, preserving Mitchell grass seedlings in NT, and quantifying the impact of grasshoppers in 2020 and 2021.
    • November 2021: Transporting cattle safely with Melinda Leeds (WA beef producer), pestivirus overview, nine ways to take advantage of the beef trifecta, pain relief producer demonstration sites underway.
    • October 2021: Ageing cattle by their teeth, a case study featuring how the need for efficiency drove data collection and utilisation, Mitchell grass death on the Barkly, biosecurity in WA, Wisdom from Wambiana, and Advancing Beef leaders.
    • September 2021: Climate outlook, land condition guides for the NT, irrigated pasture and fodder field walks in WA, pimelea management survey, and the true cost of vibriosis.
    • August 2021: GrazingFutures Roadshow summary, Carbon Neutral Grazing Network, Mosaic agriculture in WA, research update from the NT Team, ParaBoss, pasture dieback field day, Indian couch research update, and vale Jack Wheeler.
    • July 2021: Gully erosion 101, grants available for biosecurity related research in WA, new research drives development of ecosystem service benefits, Sensible supplementation workshop for the Mulga Lands, phosphorus supplementation aids high returns in the Southern Gulf, the launch of the Central Queensland Advancing Beef Leaders program and much more!
    • June 2021: The role of reference populations in genetic evaluation, adding value to your grazing asset in reef catchments, economic impacts of management decisions in the Mulga Lands, beefing up your business with HGPs, new and improved Stocktake GLM, parthenium or sticky florestina, doubling carrying capacity with leucaena, investigating the risk of irrigated buffel causing oxalate poisoning in the NT, lumpy skin disease alert, plus others!
    • May 2021: GrazingFutures case study featuring early weaning and risk mitigation, online pastoral remote sensing tool in WA, new herbicide for prickly acacia control, E-Beef Mount Surprise Innovation Hub update, age of turnoff case study, NT pastoral feed outlook and the 2020-2021 rainfall poster map update.
    • April 2021: MLA’s top tips for getting calves on the ground, Becoming Lender Ready webinar recordings, Producer Demonstration Site participants wanted in WA, Pasture dieback on the Darling Downs, testing and refining new birth alert technologies in the NT, alternative livestock production systems feasibility study released for central west Qld and more.
    • March 2021: Making the most of the forecast webinar recording, Surviving and Thriving in NW Queensland, canine ehrlichiosis update, cattle industry projections, addressing land condition issues and identification of toxic and non-toxic varieties of rattlepods.
    • February 2021: A new podcast from the Western Australian team, liveweight gain on leucaena, protecting riparian zones with the GRASS program, gamba grass eradication assistance and more…
    • January 2021: Calculating your green date, guide for aboriginal landholders participating in the carbon market,  application of drones in the beef industry, woody cover change, using data to catch a silent killer, and more…

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