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.

    • 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…

Archived editions

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
  • The MLA
  • Upgrades to
    the Kununurra

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

Rangelands Memo, November 20198.11 Mb download

Northern Territory

The Northern Territory Rural Review (NTRR) is a quarterly newsletter published by the Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade. The first issue was produced in September 2020 and combines the previous newsletters of the Alice Springs Rural Review, Barkly Beef, Katherine Rural Review and Top paddock into one newsletter.

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 NT Rural Review | Subscribe to NTRR


Beef Talk Oct 2021 (PDF, 8 MB)7.99 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 latest Beeftalk newsletter online.

In this issue:

  • How to best manage a reproductive disease, preparing for drought in the Mulga Lands, making the most of silage, betting on your books, and gross margin budgeting.


August 2021 (PDF, 7.3 MB)

June 2021 (PDF, 8 MB)

April 2021 (PDF, 5 MB)

February 2021 (PDF, 6.2 MB)

Archived Beeftalk editions

CQ Beef Oct 2021 (PDF, 10 MB)10.04 Mb 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 latest CQ BEEF newsletter online.

In this issue:

  • Working towards a carbon neutral future, managing reproductive disease, Reducing emissions on-farm, guide to year-round crops in the rangelands, safeguarding your farm, and Flock Talk.


Archived CQ BEEF editions

Northern Muster Oct 2021 (PDF, 10 MB)9.52 Mb download

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:

  • A decade of research at Spyglass, northern legume trial, research update from the Repronomics project, low colostrum risk, and breeder herd productivity under the microscope.


Archived Northern Muster editions

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.