INDUSTRY domestic marketing campaigns this year tapped into that seemingly ingrained value Australians clearly have for beef.
The upward climb of retail beef prices since 2013, which has run very much in sync with cattle prices for the past two years, came to a halt in the first part of this year.
It’s been a year of great technical advancements for animal health management with new cattle pain relief released onto the market, but also increasing producer biosecurity obligations as the J-BAS extended deadline expired in October.
SHOCK resignations, personality clashes, leaked emails, internal politics boiling over and a rather hefty executive churn were all part and parcel of life in Australia’s beef business in 2017.
Australia’s fastest growing big scale beef producer has packed a lot into the past year and shows no sign of slowing in 2018.
IT’S been a huge year for stud stock sales, with records smashed and studs recording strong sale averages as the cattle market created high demand for quality genetics.
2007 proved another amazing year for the rural property market with cattle country selling at record levels.