In-paddock weighing wins MLA innovator award

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
May 7 2021 - 6:00am
THINKING AHEAD: Armidale cattle producer Bill Mitchell received an industry innovation award at Beef Australia for his in-paddock weighing system.

THE recognition that making decisions without all the information possible was costing money fueled one of the beef industry's most novel recent inventions, a remote cattle weighing system called Optiweigh.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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