People and business


Woody cover change at Kidman Springs since 1988

This article follows on from one looking at general trends in woody cover across northern Australia. To better understand the mechanisms contributing to woody cover changes, we examined in greater detail factors…
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Top 15 eBulletin articles of 2020

During 2020 FutureBeef distributed 12 eBulletins with articles covering a wide range of topics relevant to the northern beef industry. The 15 most read articles and watched videos from the 2020 eBulletins…
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Quick fix grazing systems?

In over thirty years working with graziers, Bob Shepherd is no stranger to people coming up with new and alternative methods of managing grazing land, for example, alternative grazing systems. Some may…
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Tips & Topics at Tooloombilla

Another Tips & Topics Day was held in south west Queensland recently with more than thirty-five beef producers in attendance. The difference between a regular field day and a Tips & Topics…
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The secrets of fertile cows

The Southern Queensland beef team were on the road in September with Mick Sullivan (Department and Agriculture and Fisheries) delivering beef breeder management workshops in the Burnett Mary region. Workshops were run…
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Collaborating on calf loss research at McKinlay

Producers, industry and interstate government departments came together to discuss recent research and practical prevention strategies of calf loss on the downs near McKinlay on 8 October. Hannah Brodie and Lachlan Smith,…
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FORAGE Long-Term Carrying Capacity report

The “new” FORAGE Long-Term Carrying Capacity report for grazing properties in Queensland is now available. Property “Long-Term Carrying Capacity” information can help with: long-term planning for property improvements, such as fencing and…
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PhD opportunity for From Method to Market project

Australian grazing enterprises operate on just under half of Australia’s total land area. For many years, the industry has utilised a ‘clean and green’ marketing advantage, which has traditionally been based on…
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