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 eBulletin

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.

 


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.

In the  latest edition:

  • Managing
    successive dry
    periods
  • The MLA
    Phosphorus
    Challenge
  • Upgrades to
    the Kununurra
    Quarantine
    Yards

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

Rangelands Memo, November 20198.11 Mb download

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

In the latest edition of the Alice Springs Rural Review:

  • Bushfire orchard recovery
  • PalmCow animal enrolment trip
  • Identifying gamba grass
  • Siam weed detection
  • Weather outlook (September)
  • Leucaena field day
  • Stock theft in the NT
Alice Springs Rural Review September 2019 (PDF, 3 MB)2.58 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

In the latest edition of the Barkly Beef:

  • Trialling pain relief during castration
    and dehorning in the NT
  • New Biocrust project – Boosting
    natural regeneration of the nitrogen
    capital in grazing lands
  • Calf watch project update: developing
    tools for research on calf loss in
    extensive situations
  • Business EDGE – Alice Springs
  • Siam weed
  • Cattle tick zones change
  • African swine Fever
    • Managing a response
    • Protect our pigs. Protect your
      property
  • Pastoral Market Update
Barkly-Beef-December-20193.44 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.

Download previous editions of the Katherine Rural Review | Subscribe to the Katherine Rural Review

In the latest edition of the Katherine Rural Review:

  • 2019 bull and female sale
  • Calf watch project calf update
  • Trialling pain relief during castration and dehorning in the NT
  • Burning the bush at Kidman Springs
  • New Bioscrust project
  • Sweet Spot
  • Gamba growing season
  • Livestock disease investigations
  • Cotton market
Katherine Rural Review December 20193.10 Mb download

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

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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

In the latest edition:

  • Biosecurity alert: African Swine Fever
  • Tips on growing cotton in Katherine
  • Northern Territory ginger is set to shake-up the
    Australian industry
  • Easing of restrictions for the control of citrus
    canker
  • Study to spice up northern Australia
  • TropAg 2019 reflections
  • FutureBeef: a treasure-trove of resources for north
    Australian beef producers
  • New project set to revive mango best practice
  • Pasture species and fire
  • New Biocrust project – Boosting natural
    regeneration of the nitrogen capital in grazing
    lands
  • Biocrust facts
  • Territory growers and researchers shine at the
    TNRM awards night
  • Mango leaf litter and prunings: a large and hidden
    nitrogen input
  • What did you do for National Agriculture Day this
    year?
  • Biosecure HACCP program in plant nurseries
  • Seasonal outlook
Top-Paddock-December-2019-FINAL4.22 Mb download

Queensland

Current edition

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 latest Beeftalk newsletter online.

In this issue:

  • Animal performance aids grazing decisions
  • Calculating the economics of agistment with ease
  • Irrigation options in WA
  • New National Vendor Declarations available
  • A guide to managing livestock for small landholders
  • From method to markets
Beef Talk 15Oct 20205.75 Mb download

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Current edition

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 latest CQ BEEF newsletter online.

In this issue:

  • Irrigation options in WA
  • Extent of rural debt revealed
  • Vibriosis
  • Performance data aids grazing decisions
  • QGraze sites
  • Flock Talk
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Current edition

The Northern Muster captures the information needs of northern and western Queensland producers. Produced three times a year, this publication has a circulation of more than 5,000 through the North Queensland Register.

Read the latest Northern Muster newsletter online.

In this issue:

  • Irrigation options in WA
  • Extent of the rural debt revealed
  • Advancing beef leaders program inducts first participantsGrazing
  • Using fire to manage woody thickening in North Queensland
  • Herd forecast modelling
  • The role of biocrusts in the rangelands
  • Pasture dieback
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Meat & Livestock Australia

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

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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.