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Kyneton nudges 500c/kg

Good seasonal condtions, stock shortages and breeding push Kyneton prices higher.

Late sown soy a win for 2020

Drought ending rains didn’t moisten the Northern Rivers floodplain country until Australia Day, so considering the short season 2020’s NSW soybean crop is promising indeed.

Last of Smokey bullocks delivered

Generational bullock traders the Killmore family have shut the gate on Smokey, a 480 hectare grazing property at Hat Head near Kempsey.

Largest yarding in 40 years at Grafton

Grafton saleyards hosted the largest store cattle yarding in more than 40 years on Thursday as firm prices, restocker fever and the threat of a wet coastal winter prompted vendors to offload.

Covid crisis a challenge for pork production

The latest market disruption, this time a pandemic, has forced Australian pork producers onto the balls of their feet.

Million dollar cattle sale at Bega

It was a million dollar gross when Bega Associated agents yarded 1050 head for the store sale.

Doubled the money in three months!

Setting a reasonable reserve and being prepared to take their sheep home if that reserve was not met has paid of for Ken and Jennifer Hewitt, Aralwood, Grabben Gullen.

Where are the heavy lambs?

Predictions of lamb shortage through winter hold prices at high levels

Health star proposal ‘a joke’

One glass equals two oranges. How can that have a health rating of 2.5 stars? Juicers say new proposed rules are a joke.

Forward contracts provide stability in an uncertain market

Forward lamb contracts fill in a flash as producers look for certainty in an uncertain market.

Cattle market solid in short week

Cattle markets have been positive in the past week, but that’s with limited data with which to play.

Domestic demand solid

Firm prices and domestic demand have maintained confidence in the NSW cattle job, while the Australian dollar at its lowest against the US dollar lends great hope for exports, once the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 is lifted.

Corona virus fears impact domestic sales

Suckling pigs sales into Cabramatta and Sydney’s China Town have fallen by up to 20 per cent as panic rises over the impending corona virus outbreak.

Grain prices fall rapidly as coronavirus spreads

Impacts from the spread of coronavirus across the world on grain demand remain unclear, but the uncertainty is weighing on prices.

Feeder steers sold to $1510 at Cooma

Cooma Associated agents conducted their monthly cattle sale last Friday and noted a total yarding of 1100 head penned.

Cull cows hit $2842 as rain fires small yards

Smaller saleyards in regional locations have been under pressure in recent years to compete with larger selling centres but livestock agents argue otherwise

China hiccup export concern

Wharves start to re-open in China after coronavirus lockdown, but delays getting back to full manufacturing could continue for weeks.

First-cross ewes ring the bell at $378

The annual Barellan Breeders’ first-cross ewe sale saw a top of $378 paid

Cows lead prime cattle sale upsurge in state

Strong start to year in prime cattle

Wodonga weaners sell to $1360 | Video

Northern feedlot buyers were a notable and welcome presence on the buyer’s rail, particularly on the heavier weaner steers.

Tea tree oil supply drop

North Coast tea tree oil production will fail to meet supply demand this year after drought and winter frost cruels the crop

Carcoar cows with calves hit $1560

Quality lines sold dearer during the CTLX, Carcoar, monthly store cattle sale.

Agent school gets a big boost

The 10 lucky finalists have been selected to compete in the Australian Livestock and Property Agents Association NSW Young Auctioneers Competition at Sydney Royal Show in 2020.

Demand slip pares price

Full paddocks at some processors reduced buyer numbers at saleyards all over the state, resulting in cheaper trends for heavy cows and bulls.

Yass first-cross ewes hit $356| Photos

Prime lamb producers attended the spring sale of first-cross ewes at Yass with confidence.

From Inverell to agency chief | Stock Talk

The new chief executive of ALPA was born into the stock and station industry and profession runs through his blood.

Agent catch-up in our nation’s capital | Photos

ALPA agents met in Canberra for their annual general meeting and dinner.

Cobar agent wins top agency award | Market Murmurs

Lucas Scales has been awarded the 2019 ALPA Agency Award, while higher beef tariffs have been triggered in Korea.

More stock hits markets in the Central West

Dry weather is affecting everybody in the Central West forcing stock onto the market.

‘Hats off’ to our rural community | Stock Talk

Markets are holding on well in the south of NSW considering the season drying off.

Englewood Park tops at $2050

With 92 Poll Dorset rams selling to a top of $2050 and averaging $1165 there were also 17 White Suffolk rams offered to a top $1400 and averaging $997.

Growing season comes to an abrupt conclusion

It’s been another difficult year for grain farmers with substantially below-average winter rainfall followed by a hot, dry spring.

Blyth Merinos sold for spirited competition| Video

Ron and Cheryl Blyth penned 110 rams for their 22nd annual ram sale.

Grain prices steady as buyers wait for harvest

East coast wheat prices steadied in recent days following the sharp rally in the past month as buyers anxiously wait for new crop supplies.

Sorghum crop looks to turn back the clock

Local wheat markets have been flat to firm as September rolls on with little meaningful rainfall to speak of.

Merino ewes at Hay to $358, wthrs $160

A strong contingent of Victoria restockers underpinned values at the Hay sheep sale.

Crops thirsty for more rain

As the old crop stocks dwindle and the new crop market continually moves with the weather forecast, there has been heightened levels of volatility.

Carcoar steers sell to $1240

Victorian buyer competition certainly helped buoy prices on the heavier lines of weaner steers and heifers.

US corn update has many observers baffled

The United States Department of Agriculture shocked almost everyone when they barely reduced corn planted hectares despite the slowest planting pace on record.

Export demand no bull

The offload of surplus sires continues across the north of NSW as drought continues to bit but the one positive is continued strong export demand resulting in prices above 300c/kg.

Canola crops in the spotlight

Growers, agronomists and merchants have been heading out into the field to inspect the conditions of canola crops across NSW.

Alarm bells ring over corn crop projections

It has not been a walk in the park for the developing corn crop since planting.

Cattle market confidence shifts | Market Murmurs

There was a record 1.147 million head feasting on grain during the June quarter.

Heifers head to feedlots

Rebuilding the national herd is going to be very tough when rain does come because heifers will be very dear and there wont be many around.

Suckers bring market stability | Market Murmurs

THE lamb market seems to have levelled out in the past week following several weeks of volatility.

Russian wheat production shy of lofty estimates

World Agricultural Supply and Demand report paints an interesting picture for global grain markets.

Funds have a cotton field day

On an aggregated basis across major agricultural futures markets, non-commercials make up 38-39 per cent of total positions, or open trades, in the market.

Hunter hanging out for rain | Stock Talk

Right on cue the August winds have stepped into gear this week and placed even further pressure on the landscape.

Market Murmurs| Trade lamb weakness

The lamb market may have slipped, but the prices are still much better than time time last year.

Who holds the trump card in the ongoing trade war?

World agricultural commodity markets look set for continued volatility as the trade truce between the US and China appears to be dead in the water.

Barley exceeds expectations

The barley area has again exceeded all expectation on the east coast as well as Western Australia.

More prime stock as Dubbo stays dry

Stock markets for Dubbo are showing how dry it is with the amount of livestock being presented at prime sales.

Will the market go back to a normal season?

We’ve had supply chains completely turned on their head on the east coast, and grain pricing and flowing in volumes we’ve rarely, if ever, seen before.

Team work to achieve results | Stock Talk

It’s decision time for producers who are fortunate enough to have grazing crops to decide whether to lock up for grain or hay or continue to graze.

Summer cools grain markets

The warmth has taken heat out of the US corn market and with it, the heat that translated to higher wheat prices in June.

Lake Eyre a marvellous sight | Stock Talk

Judith Wright wrote of a “wide brown land”, and how right she was.

US wheat price at the mercy of corn

Crop yield estimates for the US spring wheat crop are above those of last year, but still below the five-year average.

Merino lamb record at Dubbo

Records keep tumbling, but Dubbo is claiming a national Merino lamb record st $307.20.

Bids for barley all but dry up

With no fresh news on China’s appetite, barley exports remain out of the question for the time being.

Argentine wheat crop pegged to be at record levels

Early wheat production in Argentina are forecasts at a record 21.2 million tonnes.

NSW heavy lambs climb above 1000c/kg

The hunger for our NSW lamb in overseas markets remains strong.

Forbes lambs surge to a record $355 a head

Top quality lambs continue to attract solid competition at saleyards right across NSW and the season topping highs show little sign of slowing down.

Russian production down, but quality up

Moscow’s leading agricultural consultancies, SovEcon and IKAR downgraded its production and export estimates last week.

US Hard Red Winter wheat estimate slips

Wheat futures were catapulted last week after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) surprised the market when releasing its production and end stocks numbers

Working out what’s a good value for wool

It is worth considering the quality of your offering and the relative competition you are likely to receive when determining your “sell or hold” strategy.

Chinese feed grain fallout

With African Swine Fever (ASF) reducing the pig population, feed grain demand in the country has fallen.

Carcoar weaner steers sell to $1210 high

There was very solid support from Southern Tablelands and Victorian buyers during the CTLX, Carcoar, store sale on Friday.

Grain prices softer as NSW drought intensifies

ASX east coast wheat futures for a January delivery ended the week down $17 a tonne at $325/t.

Family farm key to rural towns

Inverell has traditionally been a safe haven in a dry time, but some local farms have recorded the lowest annual rain since European occupation.

Focus switches to new crop

With old crop issues playing in the market space, we have new crop values at quite heavy discounts.

NSW trade lambs average 934c/kg

The NSW heavy lamb indicator hit 968c/kg on Monday, while Merino lambs sold to $277.50/head.

Feedback time for red meat strategy

Emerging ideas for strategic plan for the future of the red meat industry will be taken on the road in coming weeks, with Townsville one of the locations where stakeholders can have their say.

Steers hit $1585 at Beaudesert

Store bullocks sell to strong competition at Beaudesert.

Feeder steers hit $1590 at Toogoolawah

Quality weaners met great demand at Toogoolawah on Friday.

Stock standstill at Roma

Brendan Wade updates news from around the saleyards.

Lucrana Simmentals tops at $16,000

A son of Woonnallee Dimension, described as one of the one of the most complete sires ever offered for sale by Lucrana Simmentals, has fetched a top price of $16,000 at their annual on-property sale.

Producers urged to watch for Pimelea poisoning

Reports of toxic Pimelea have been popping up in western Queensland

Cow prices gather steam

A significant number of cows in the marketplace have been going to processors including many better, heavier runs, with restockers able to competing in the medium to lighter runs of cattle.

Droughtmaster steers reach 301c/$1704 at Roma prime sale

There was a yarding of 404 head at Roma’s prime sale on Thursday.

Trade heifers make 244.2c/$1123.32 at Charters Towers

There were 1502 cattle offered at Charters Towers on Wednesday.

Finding a ‘bid type’ premium online

Is it better to offer cattle on AuctionsPlus via dollars a head, cents a kilogram, or both?

Just how high can the lamb market climb? | Stock Talk

Lamb prices have launched themselves into the stratosphere to the extent they look like they could well be in a permanent orbit!

Studs to open for inspection

Leading Queensland studs from Calliope and the south will open their gates to cattle producers from the Sunshine State and beyond for the Queensland Country Life Queensland Beef Week open days.

Heavier cattle supply starts to dry up

Lighter cattle attract bids on a small Euroa yarding.

NT sale ‘exceeds expectations’

GOOD quality cattle sold strongly at the Bohning Yards sale at Roe Creek, NT.

Bring back tick clearing station system, MP urges

Callide MP Colin Boyce says a return to cattle tick inspections at designated clearing stations is needed.

Boulia investigating organic spelling yard

A steady stream of organic certified cattle from central Australia to Queensland’s central coast processors early in the year could end up bringing the state’s newest spelling facility into being.

Lamb demand surges, leaving wholesalers scrambling for supply

Lamb demand has surged again on the back of widespread rain.

Taking a world trip with grain in our sights

To provide an update on the grains market these days you almost need to be a foreign correspondent.

Steel upgrade for Naracoorte yards

THE Naracoorte Regional Livestock Exchange is receiving another upgrade with the wooden cattle selling pens to be replaced with new steel pens.

Global Perspective | Corn takes to the main stage

Ongoing rain during June – following the second-wettest May on record for the US corn belt – has delayed or prevented corn planting and challenged yield potential.

Charolais weaner steers reach 312c/$691 at Roma store sale

There were 6927 cattle offered at Roma’s store sale on Tuesday.

Reeves shines again at SA Young Auctioneers Competition |PHOTOS

Elders Naracoorte agent Josh Reeves has made the most of his home saleyard advantage to win the state’s Young Auctioneers competition at the Naracoorte Regional Livestock Exchange.

Euro cross heifers make 258c at Emerald weaner and feeder sale

There were just over 2600 head yarded at the annual July weaner and feeder sale on Tuesday.

Well bred weaner steers reach 279c, av 242c at Warwick

There was a good supply of young cattle in a yarding of 1437 at Warwick this week.

Bulls top at 255c, av 150c at Mareeba

There was a slightly smaller yarding of 343 cattle on offer at Mareeba this week.

Market on the move at Moreton

Weaner steers created strong competition at Moreton on Tuesday.

Awareness of industry changes vital

There are some big events coming up as well as changes to important parts of the industry.

Droughtmaster heifers sell for $1120 at Woodford

The market stronger for weaner and feeder types at Woodford on Monday.

Warrnambool sees a ‘true blue’ store sale

Supply and demand kicks in, at Warrnambool.

ALPA chief Andy Madigan calls it a day

Andy Madigan says the time is right for him to retire and step aside so ALPA can have a new person at the helm.

ALPA chief has retirement in sights

Andy Madigan says the time is right for him to retire and step aside so ALPA can have a new person at the helm.

Heavy trade heifers reach 290.2c at Toowoomba

Export categories and quality trade cattle improved in price, but plainer descriptions were harder to sell at Toowoomba on Monday.

Bendigo breaks lamb record

A new Bendigo saleyards record has been set for export lambs.

Smart shopping at CQLX

DENNIS Conachan, Clydevale, Clermont, went home happy after a small buying spree at Central Queensland Livestock Exchange, Gracemere, on June 28.

EU-Sth America trade deal

After 20 years of negotiations agreement has finally been reached between the EU and the four-nation group of South American countries known as Mercosur.

EU-South America trade deal

After 20 years of negotiations agreement has finally been reached between the EU and the four-nation group of South American countries known as Mercosur.

Everyone wants Wagyu

Brendan Wade updates news from around the saleyards.

Light restocker steers reach 308c on AuctionsPlus

Large numbers of PTIC cows and weaned steers from southern Queensland were offered on AuctionsPlus last week.

Corn acreage estimate drives prices down

In its crop acreage estimates the USDA lifted the corn acreage by 4.7 million acres.

Red Brangus heifers make $1450 at Laidley

The market remained firm to stronger for cows, feeders and weaners at Laidley on Thursday.

Mobile abattoir gets first commercial licence in Australia

A mobile commercial abattoir has become the first such operation to be granted a licence to operate in Australia. Provenir Pty Ltd is now licensed to operate in NSW, and is working towards getting licences in other states.

Retail beef at record highs despite falls at the saleyard

The Stock Take: Mecardo’s Angus Brown writes about retail beef prices.

Angus cross steers make 290.2c/$774.97 at Blackall

There were 2150 cattle yarded at Blackall weaner and store sale on Thursday.

Charolais heifers reach 281c/$1838 at Roma prime sale

There were 848 cattle offered at Roma prime sale on Thursday.

Heavy heifers sell to 252c, av 236c at Emerald

The market trended slightly dearer than previous weeks at Emerald on Thursday.

Confidence boost at Pakenham

The end of the financial and sunshine brought out the buyers at Pakenham.

Who’s responsible for your livestock?

Lamb and goat prices are solid, but don’t put stock onto trucks that are not fit to load.

Weaner steers make 284c at Charters Towers

There were 2590 cattle offered at Charters Towers on Wednesday.

C4 grown steers reach 309.2c, av 301.1c at Dalby

Cows dominated the grown cattle section in 5935-head yarding at Dalby.

Charolais steers reach 324c/$1222 at Roma store sale

There was a yarding of 7375 cattle at Roma store sale on Tuesday.

East coast grain pending spring rain

The past week has provided much of the same with small isolated falls up to 5 millimetres occurring across southern NSW.

Sea surface temperatures remain on target

In Australia, two of the key drivers of local weather and climate variability are the Indian Ocean Dipole and the El Nio Southern Oscillation.

Growing European interest in Asian beef markets

Ireland and the UK have been courting Asia as a destination for their beef exports.

Steers sell to 257.2c, av. 219.5c at Mareeba

Values improved across the sale on prime cattle at Mareeba.

Feeder steers hit 307.2c at Moreton

The market improved across the board for most descriptions at Moreton on Tuesday.

Commercial cattle back

Brendan Wade updates news from around the saleyards.

Brahman trade heifers sell to $1645 at Biggenden

There was a yarding of 1300 at Biggenden meatworks and store sale on Monday.

Droughtmaster cows sell for $1190-$1340 at Woodford

The market was dearer for all descriptions at Woodford on Monday.

Heavy trade steers sell to 296c at Toowoomba

Export class and heavy trade were firm but lightweight plainer cattle were difficult to sell at Toowoomba on Monday.

Ballarat prices leap as buyer inquiry jumps

A huge crowd was on hand at the June Ballarat store sale with a flood of buying orders bumping up prices.

Charolais cross weaner steers make $1000 at Toogoolawah

Toogoolawah’s second weaner sale on Friday was a great success.

Wagyu heifers make $820/328c on AuctionsPlus

There were 1619 cattle and 3637 sheep from Queensland offered on AuctionsPlus last week.

Charbray weaner heifers sell to 191c/$506 at Monto

There were 1868 cattle presented at Monto’s annual store cattle show and sale.

Wheat market rally short-lived

The expectation of a big rebound in production and a moderate lift in ending stocks has caused the market to pull back.

Feeder steers in demand at Beaudesert

An outstanding line-up of heavy feeder steers sold to a competitive panel of buyers at Beaudesert on Saturday.

Santa Gertrudis weaner steers sell to $890/hd at Biggenden

There were 3264 cattle offered at the June Biggenden weaner sale on Thursday.

Weaner steers sell to 270c, av 239c at Emerald

Prices eased in most categories at Emerald on Thursday.

Cow and calf units hit $1100 at Gracemere

There was good competition from restockers at Gracemere on Friday.

Heavy sheep slaughter to see flock numbers at a new low

The Stock Take: Mecardo’s Angus Brown crunches the numbers on the Australian flock size.

Australian grain-fed cattle at a premium to the US

The Stock Take: Mecardo’s Angus Brown compares the Australian and US beef markets.

Leongatha sale cattle moving back to the paddock

Producers show cautious optimism at Leongatha.

Tightening of supply now reaching slaughter figures

Lamb records have fallen again this week, and it’s not just one standout pen skewing the perception of market outcomes.

Heifers sell for 209.2c, av $791/hd at Charters Towers

There was a yarding of 1514 cattle at Charters Towers where some good quality prime bullocks and prime cows sold well.

Tutu fundraiser a triumph

BIDDING was strong at the Mount Gambier store cattle sale on Friday but it was the agents’ attire, many dressed in pink tutus, that turned more heads.

Uncertain outlook for cotton

Water uncertainty, global trade tariffs and unprecedented volatility on the futures market makes for an uncertain outlook.

Angus steers reach 328c at Roma store

There were 6326 cattle offered at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.

Feeder steers reach top of 308c at Dalby

The yarding of 5430 at Dalby consisted of a good supply of yearlings, while cows dominated the grown cattle section.

Brangus steers No 8 make $585 at Miriam Vale

The market eased at the Miriam Vale monthly sale on Tuesday.

Weaker market blamed on global economy

The wool market has fallen to its lowest point since November 14, 2018.

Steers sell to top of 248.2c, av 218.1c at Mareeba

Values improved on cows by up to 6c/kg at Mareeba this week.

Feeder steers 424kg make 287.2c/$1219 at Moreton

A top-quality line up of weaner steers came to hand and sold well at Moreton on Tuesday.

Vietnam foodservice surging

Australia needs to be alert to the fact that the rest of the world sees Vietnam as very much up for grabs.

Droughtmaster weaner steers make $755 at Woodford

A plainer yarding of cattle saw the market firm for feeder cattle and cows at Woodford, while younger and plainer cattle were easier.

Heavy feeder steers sell to top of 288c at Gympie

There were 2065 cattle offered at Gympie on Monday, where the market remained firm for heavy cattle and better quality weaners.

Light steers sell to 315c, av 272c on Auctionsplus

There were 1212 cattle and 4081 sheep from Qld offered on AuctionsPlus last week.

Winter sees lighter weights

Light weights but some exceptional pens, offered at Yea.

Winter sees lighter weights at Yea

Light weights but some exceptional pens offered at Yea.

Restockers boost Gracemere

CQLX Gracemere sale attracts big numbers with a yarding of more than 3000 head and restockers and lot feeders were among the buyers.

Heavy yearling steers reach 331c at Toowoomba

There was a good supply of young cattle in a yarding of 525 at Toowoomba on Monday.

Charolais cross steers top Toogoolawah sale at $1460

There were 860 cattle offered at Toogoolawah sale on Friday.

Vale Arthur Walmsley

Brendan Wade updates news from around the saleyards.

Santa Gertrudis heifers sell for 254.2c at Blackall

Prime cattle and quality store cattle remained firm at Thursday’s Blackall sale.

Charolais steers, 24 months, make $1700 at Laidley

Feeder cattle and weaners sold firm to dearer at Laidley on Thursday, while the market for younger heifers and plainer cattle continued to ease.

Santa cross steers reach 289c/$1637 at Roma prime sale

There were 861 cattle yarded at Roma’s prime sale on Thursday.

Brahman cows make 193c/$1214 at Emerald

There was a yarding with smaller lines on offer at Emerald on Thursday, where prices saw a positive increase from the last combined sale.

Droughtmaster steers sell for 280c at Gracemere

There was a substantial yarding increase at Gracemere on Friday to 3038 head.

Increase in the flock remains a hostage to rainfall

The Stock Take: Mecardo’s Andrew Woods writes about Australia’s flock projections.

Mt Gambier agents go ‘pretty in pink’ for fundraiser| PHOTOS

Bidding was strong at this month’s Mount Gambier store cattle sale but it was the agents’ attire that turned more heads.

Mount Pleasant lambs to $216, steers to $1480

Top-end cattle attracted strong bidding battles at the Mount Pleasant on Thursday, according to Landmark Fawcett Mount Pleasant principal Colin Fawcett.

Strong buyer support shown for Herd of Hope calves

Poll Hereford calves from organ transplant support charity Herd of Hope were sold at the Mount Compass cattle market on Wednesday, raising more than $4200 for the organisation.

Commercial cattle rebirth at Rocky Show

Seventeen years ago commercial cattle were last displayed at the Rockhampton Show, which adopted a more entertainment driven agenda over agriculture. But things are changing.

Saleyard fundraiser gets agents on toes

Agents and farmers are usually ‘no-frills’ type of people but Penola farmer and ABC journalist Liz Rymill is hoping to convince a few to don pink tutus at the monthly store cattle sale in Mount Gambier this Friday.

Brahman steers top Charters Towers sale at 287c

There was a smaller yarding of prime cattle at Charters Towers, with the majority penned good quality and condition.

Lamb record set at Naracoorte

LAMB prices have reached a new benchmark in SA this week, with an extra heavy pen selling to $337 at the Naracoorte sale on Tuesday.

C2 yearling steers make 284.2c at Dalby

Well bred lines of yearling steers to restockers or feed experienced strong support at Dalby.

Weaner steers hit 328c at Roma store

There was a yarding of 4010 head at Roma’s store sale on Tuesday.

Markets likely to stay volatile

It is safe to say there was a lot of uncertainty in local and global markets last week.

Pasture steers hit 299.2c at Moreton

Cows were in large supply and met strong competition at Moreton on Tuesday.

Steers sell to 263.2c, av 215.5c at Mareeba

There were better quality bullocks and steers presented to the buying panel at Mareeba this week.

US gets its way with EU quota

The deal will effectively end the access that Australia has enjoyed to the EU for high-quality grain-fed beef since 2009.

Milk tooth Charbray steers sell to $1111/head at Biggenden

There were 1959 cattle offered at Biggenden on Monday.

Angus weaner steers hit 346c

There were 2097 cattle and 4620 sheep offered on AuctionsPlus last week.

Droughtmaster cross steers sell for $1300 at Woodford

The market was firm to slightly stronger for all descriptions at Woodford on Monday.

Bullocks reach 320.2c at Toowoomba

There was a yarding of 793 cattle at Toowoomba on Monday.

Quality at CQ markets

Brendan Wade updates news from around the saleyards.

Export sales should see lamb prices hit new records

The Stock Take: Mecardo’s Angus Brown writes about export lamb prices.

Feeders hit $1250 at Beaudesert

Quality replacement steers 12-15 months were in demand at Beaudesert on Saturday.

Heavy heifers sell to top of 268c/$1950 Monto

There was a yarding of 650 at Monto Cattle and Country’s fortnightly fat and store sale.

Steers 280-350kg top at 309c, av 269c at Emerald weaner sale

A quality yarding of 4500 head was presented at the annual show weaner and feeder sale at Emerald.

Droughtmaster make 269c/$678 at Eidsvold

Eidsvold Livestock and Property held their fortnightly prime and store sale at Eidsvold on Wednesday June 5.

Droughtmaster steers make 269c/$678 at Eidsvold

Eidsvold Livestock and Property held their fortnightly prime and store sale at Eidsvold on Wednesday June 5.

Steers reach 306c at Gracemere weaner sale

CQLX and the combined agents hosted the second annual special weaner and feeder sale on June 5, with a total yarding of 3354 head.

Heifers reach 200c at Charters Towers

A very mixed yarding of prime cattle and store cattle was presented at Charters Towers last week.

Heavy feeder steers sell for 266c at Gracemere

Prices remained firm in a yarding of 1970 head at Gracemere on Friday.

NCHA buyers make a Smart Lil purchase

Catch up on the results from Tamworth’s latest horse sale.

Wodonga surprises with quality and rising prices

The NVLX Wodonga store cattle sale surprised buyers with quality cattle and rising prices

Supply solid as trade cattle prices improve

Prime cattle prices were generally dearer in the past week.

Feedlotters push prices along at Leongatha

Heifers shone as prices lifted, on strong feedlot competition at Leongatha.

Opportunity knocks at Euroa EOFY market

A yarding of more than 2200 cattle at the Euroa end of financial year store cattle sale brought opportunities for vendors and buyers alike.

Echuca producers destocking

The ongoing dry sees smaller, lighter cattle continue to dominate Echuca.

Special weaner sale a winner

Diverse lines of good grade cattle underpinned a “rock solid” result for producers.

C2 yearling heifers to feed sell to 250.2c at Dalby

Cows were once again well supplied at Dalby this week and prices remained firm to 6c better.

Droughts and flooding rains impact market

In the US, weather continues to play havoc, delaying planting of the corn crops and causing flooding of wheat fields.

Charolais cross steers reach 338c/$1035 at Roma store sale

There were 4590 head of cattle offered at Roma’s store sale on Tuesday.

Cattle slaughter slow-down on the horizon

Female turn-off is likely to soon impact cattle throughput.

Yearling heifers sell for 281.2c at Moreton

Feeders sold to a competitive panel of buyers at Moreron on Tuesday.

SA auctioneer competition to find golden voice

Aspiring young auctioneers are being urged to jump up on the rail next month at Naracoorte and show their livestock selling skills.

Yearling steers make 260.2c, av 246c at Mareeba

Values improved by 50c/kg on average at Mareeba’s prime and store cattle sale on Tuesday.

Feeder heifers hit 245c on AuctionsPlus

There were 1519 cattle and 7972 sheep offered on AuctionsPlus last week.

Droughtmaster steer calves make $550 at Woodford

The market remained fully firm for all descriptions at Woodford on Monday.

Females affect production and export volumes

May was the first time this year that export tonnage has not exceeded same month last year.

Heavy heifers sell to 270.2c/$1202 at Toowoomba

The market eased at Toowoomba on Monday for plainer conditioned stock, however, better conditioned animals improved in rates.

Santa cross heifers make 234.2c at Blackall

There were 4000 cattle offered at Blackall’s monthly weaner and fat sale.

Auctioneers to hone their skills in Rocky

Auctioneers will head to Rockhampton on June 10 and 11 for the annual ALPA auctioneer selection school.

Cattle market holding

Brendan Wade updates news from the markets.

Toogoolawah feeder steers make $1370

There was a yarding of 950 head at Toogoolawah on Friday.

Heavy steers sell for 276c, av 259c at Emerald

There were just under 900 head on offer at Emerald on Thursday, with quality very mixed across all categories.

Hereford cross steers reach 282c/$1364 at Roma prime sale

There was a yarding of 430 cattle at Roma’s prime sale on Thursday.

Charbray weaner steers make 280c/$666 at Gracemere

The market held firm at Gracemere on Friday, with a yarding of 2421.

Steers top at 269c at Charters Towers

There were 1584 cattle offered at Charters Towers last week.

Cattle backlog building in feedlots

The Stock Take: Mecardo’s Angus Brown analyses the feedlot market.

Restocker lambs are hitting records for a reason

The Stock Take: Mecardo’s Olivia Agar writes about current trends in the restocker market.

Northern prime beef analysis

Weekly summery of prime beef sales in the northern part of the state

Heifers the choice for Jericho buyer

Jericho’s Michael Wells was one of a number of new buyers active at the monthly weaner sale at Blackall on Thursday, securing five decks of lightweight heifers to make the most of his season.

Feedlots again underpin Pakenham store market | Gallery

Rain is yet to translate into producer demand at Pakenham.

Feedlots again underpin Pakenham store market

Rain is yet to translate into producer demand at Pakenham.

Premiums remain high for finished stock

Cattle prices are holding steady despite the lack of a widespread break and increased slaughter levels.

Horsham grabs back lamb price record

The industry is struggling to keep up with where the lamb record sits.

Steer market firms at Roma

A total of 5146 head were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday, drawn from a wide supply area.

Yearling steers to feed make 294.2c at Dalby

Cows dominated the grown cattle section at Wednesday’s Dalby sale.

US farmers ‘cob’ wet weather

In our part of the world, follow up rain is badly needed, but on the other side of the globe too much rain is rattling markets.

Grass ox to 280c at Moreton

There was strong competition for export ox and heifers at Moreton sale on Tuesday.

Outlook spells caution for winter planting

Climatologist Dr Roger Stone, says forecasts indicate the only chance of useful rain is around June.

Steers top at 248c, av 217 at Mareeba

There was a yarding of 289 cattle at Mareeba this week.

SA lambs hit $336 at Dublin

STATE lamb price records continue to tumble, with extreme heavyweights selling to $336 at Dublin today.

Property sales help revive west

Many western property owners whose land has recovered well have recognised that this is perhaps the best opportunity in a long time to sell.

Angus weaned steers return $735 on AuctionsPlus

There were 2012 cattle and 11,929 sheep offered on AuctionsPlus last week.

Droughtmaster cows and calves sell to $1540 at Biggenden

There were 1807 cattle offered at Biggenden sale on Monday.

Crossbred steers make $1100 at Woodford

There was a plainer yarding of cattle offered at Woodford cattle sale on Monday, where there were 292 head sold.

Bullocks reach 309.2c/$1937 at Toowoomba

There was a yarding of 1224 head at Toowoomba on Monday, where export prices remained firm.

Lighter weights see restockers most active at Wodonga

Restockers took up the challenge at Wodonga as lighter cattle predominated.

Market Chat: May 27 | VIDEO

Stock Journal’s CLAIRE HARRIS recaps the saleyard price trends of the past week.

Santa heifers sell for 250c/$1182 at Monto

There were 750 cattle yarded at Monto, where prime bullocks and feeder cattle sold to solid rates.

Sandy Kidd: A top bloke

Brendan Wade continues his tribute to the late Sandy Kidd.

Feeder steers hit $1490 at Beaudesert

Feeder steers and heifers sold to a dearer market at Beaudesert on Saturday, as did quality weaner steers.

Weaner steers sell for 290c at Eidsvold

The annual Eidsvold Livestock and Property Tony Haupt Memorial Show and Weaner Cattle Sale was held at Eidsvold on Thursday.

Droughtmaster steers make 278c/$1098 at Gracemere

Prices remained firm at Gracemere on Friday, where there was a yarding of 3323 head.

Cows and calves sell to $925 at Miriam Vale

A yarding of 420 head saw the market ease at the monthly Miriam Vale sale last week.

Weaner heifers make 234c at Emerald

There was a mixed quality line-up in a yarding of 730 cattle at Emerald on Thursday.

Making veal great

A panel of taste testers, monitored by researchers from University of New England at Armidale, helped progress a new eating standard for veal.

Making veal great, again

A panel of taste testers, monitored by researchers from University of New England at Armidale, helped progress a new eating standard for veal.

Strong demand for Rosedale Charolais bulls

Charolais bulls keenly sought-after and selling to $14,000 at Blayney sale.

Naracoorte prices stay strong

Steers sold to $3.44 a kilogram at Naracoorte yesterday.

Charity calves bound for Mt Compass sale

Organ transplant support charity Herd for Hope is auctioning off its first calves at the Mount Compass market on May 29.

Lamb indicator keeps rising as prices continue record pace at Ballarat

The lamb price indicator is 46 per cent higher than this time last year.

Heifers under 200kg top at 280c at Charters Towers

There was a yarding of 1814 cattle at Charters Towers on Wednesday.

Charolais cross steers reach 312c/$1001 at Roma

There was a yarding of 4072 cattle at Roma’s store sale on Tuesday.

C2 yearling steers sell to 289.2c, average 280.8c at Dalby

There was a yarding of 5754 at Dalby on Wednesday, where a full panel of export processors returned to the buying panel.

Wheat cash markets firmer

AWB’s Matt Wallis writes about what’s happening in the domestic and international grain markets.

Swine Fever adds further burden to oilseeds

Rabobank’s Cheryl Kalisch Gordon writes about pressure on global oilseed markets.

Lamb price keep climbing

Return of a major supermarket buyer and a southern export processor helped push prices up as much as $13/head for lambs and $16/head in the mutton market.

Dublin smashes state lamb record

IT WAS a case of another week, another record broken as heavy lambs sold to $300 at the Dublin market this morning.

Japan lifts age restrictions on US beef imports

The Japanese government announced on Friday that the 30-month cattle age restrictions were lifted effective immediately.

Ravenshoe Droughtmaster steers reach 276c at Mareeba

There were 299 cattle offered at Mareeba this week, where values remained firm.

Grass ox 283.2c at Moreton

Vealers and yearlings sold in line with last week`s rates at Moreton on Tuesday.

Simbrah weaner steers make $800/hd at Gin Gin

There was a yarding of 732 head at the annual Gin Gin weaner show and sale on Monday.

Angus weaner steers sell for 290c on AuctionsPlus

There were 3538 cattle and 11,743 sheep offered on AuctionsPlus last week.

Charolais cross weaner steers sell for $890 at Woodford

The market remained firm at Woodford on Monday, except for veal, which was easier than the previous sale.

Quality Simmental cross steers make 283c at Gympie

The market for meatworks cattle was cheaper at Gympie sale on Monday.

Market Chat – May 20

Records have been broken in lamb markets across SA.

Heavy weight yearling steers reach 310.2c, av 301c at Toowoomba

The overall quality of the yarding at Toowoomba on Monday was mixed and young cattle were in the largest numbers.

Ouyen crossbred lambs peak at $279

Crossbred lambs sold to $279 at the Ouyen Livestock Exchange, Vic, on Thursday last week.

Qld, Vic and SA buyers push prices at Inverell

At least half the yarding was under 200 kilograms.

Remembering Sandy Kidd

Brendan Wade pays tribute to the late Sandy Kidd.

Natural disasters eat into cattle supplies

The Stock Take: Mecardo’s Angus Brown writes about projected supply deficits in the Australian cattle herd.

Toogoolawah weaner sale tops at $1020

BUYERS snapped up quality lines of cattle at the annual Toogoolawah Weaner Sale.

Minnamurra Speckle Park bulls sell to four states – ave $5704

Speckle Park bulls in demand at Minnamurra sale.

Gracemere returns a delight for Russell Reed

Breeder Russell Reed and the team from The Hut Kunwarara were delighted with sale receipts at CQLX Gracemere on May 17

Santa cross steers top at 290.2c at Blackall

There were 2127 cattle offered at Blackall’s prime and store sale on Thursday.

Brangus cross steers sell to 299c/$978 atEmerald

A cheaper market was quoted across all categories at Emerald on Thursday.

Weaner steers reach 288.2c, av 280.7c at Charters Towers

There was a yarding of 1709 cattle at Charters Towers on Wednesday.

Angus cross steers reach 289c/$1973 at Roma prime sale

There were 461 cattle yarded at Roma’s prime sale on Thursday.

Milk tooth Santa heifers make $1240 at Laidley

There were 925 head yarded at Laidley cattle sale on Thursday.

Solid result throughout for big yarding at Mortlake store sale

Some featuure drafts of steers and heifers at Mortlake highlighted a solid sale result.

Buy/sell cattle juggle for Hawkins at Blackall

It’s not often that a seller’s market is also a buyer’s market but that’s the way it worked out for the Hawkins family at Thursday’s cattle sale at Blackall.

C4 grown steers sell from 266.2c to 290.2c at Dalby

Prices eased across all classes in a yarding of 7129 at Dalby on Wednesday.

Charolais cross steers hit 314c at Roma store sale

There were 7110 cattle offered at Roma’s store sale on Tuesday.

Weaner steers make $910 and weaner heifers $826 at Silverdale

The market was strong for all descriptions at the annual Silverdale weaner sale, with buyers from all across the state purchasing.

Prime time for lamb

Restocker lambs pushing the star of the show when it comes to lamb prices with recent rainfall in key sheep areas driving prices.

Quality on offer blamed for buyer hesitancy

The wool market experienced a slight decline this week, with most micron price indicators down across all selling centres.

Angus cross feeder heifers make 268.2c at Moreton

Quality yearling steers sold to a stronger market at Moreton, as did both feeder steers and heifers.

Quality yearlings remain strong at Moreton

Export and trade remained firm at Moreton on Tuesday, with quality feeders slightly easier.

Yearling heifers sell to top of 221c, av 204c at Mareeba

Values improved by 12c/kg on the total yarding at Mareeba this week.

Japan moves closer to removal of 30-month rule

There is strong expectation, especially from the US Meat Export Federation, that Japan will remove the 30-month restriction and soon.

Droughtmaster heifers sell to $1482/head at Biggenden

There was a yarding of 1533 head at Biggenden on Monday.

Angus steers from Moree return 328c on AuctionsPlus

There were 2073 cattle and 9908 sheep offered on AuctionsPlus last week.

Bullocks sell to top of 301.2c at Toowoomba

All classes of cattle sold to reduced rates at Toowoomba on Monda, with minimal restocker competition at the sale.

Santa steers reach $1095 at Woodford

There were 489 head were sold at Woodford cattle sale on Monday.

Restockers still wary, despite the rain

Farmers show reluctance to re-enter the market at Yea, despite recent rain.

Restockers at Yea still wary, despite the rain

Farmers show reluctance to re-enter the market at Yea, despite recent rain.

Market Chat – May 13 | VIDEO

Stock Journal’s ALISHA FOGDEN recaps the saleyard price trends of the past week.

Mt Gambier cattle catch feedlot interest

NUMBERS jumped from the expected yarding of 1650 to about 2700 at Friday’s Mount Gambier store sale.

Feeder steers sell to $1400 at Toogoolawah

The fortnightly Toogoolawah store sale was held on Friday.

JBS extension rejected

Brendan Wade updates news from around the saleyards.

Feeder steers sell well at Beaudesert

Quality lines of weaner steers sold to a competitive panel of buyers at Beaudesert on Saturday.

Droughtmaster weaner steers hit 306c/$845 at Gracemere

There was a good quality and conditioned offering of 4172 head at Gracemere on Friday.

Massive Leongatha yarding snapped up, prices boosted

A massive yarding of more than 5000 cattle was snapped up by a big gallery of buyers at Leongatha’s recent store sale.

Hereford bull sells for $40,000 at National Sale

Herefords Australia beats last year’s top price at its annual sale.

Charolais weaner steers make $1060 at Murgon

Pratt Agencies held their annual weaner show and sale at Murgon on May 3 with 1200 quality calves yarded.

Brahman steers make 306c at Charters Towers

There was good competition from major processors at Charters Towers on Wednesday.

Flashback Friday | Faces and news from May 2009

Who can you recognise in the faces from Stock & Land May 2009.

Weaner steers reach 290c, av 277c at Emerald

Values remained similar to last week’s at Thursday’s Emerald sale.

Weaner steers sell to 298c at Eidsvold

Eidsvold Livestock and Property held their fortnightly prime and store sale at Eidsvold on Wednesday.

Top Poll Hereford goes from east to west

Herefords Australia beats last year’s top price at its annual sale.

Top Hereford goes from east to west

Herefords Australia beats last year’s top price at its annual sale.

Aussie program turns waste food to fertiliser

Aussie initiative, enrich360, is taking food waste and making fertiliser.

Sheep prices surge on back of widespread rain

Much needed rain in key areas helped boost demand for lambs, bringing relief for producers.

Lamb prices surge with supply shortage forecast

Sheep prices at SA saleyards have “skyrocketed” in the past few weeks, after processor competition for limited lamb and mutton supply helped push buyers to their bidding limits.

Cattle markets bounce around as rain impact soaks in

The impact of the recent rains on cattle markets is yet to unfold with colder weather on the way.

Yearling steers to feed reach 313.2c at Dalby

Prices improved across most classes at Dalby this week.

Charolais cross steers hit 328c at Roma store sale

There were 4558 cattle offered at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.

Feeder steers in demand at Moreton

Quality yearling steers, feeder steers and heifers sold to a stronger market than previous weeks at Moreton on Tuesday.

Heavy steers make 301.2c at Warwick

Cows dominated the grown cattle section at Warwick on Tuesday with close to 650 cows penned.

Heifers reach top of 193c at Mareeba

There were 155 cattle offered at Mareeba this week.

Friesian cows sell for $1495 at Woodford

The market remained firm, with a yarding of 508 at Woodford on Monday.

Crossbred fleece scores largest price gains

The wool market opened back up again last week after the traditional Easter recess, with an offering of 43,000 bales across all three selling centres.

Exports taking greater share

Statistics suggest exports are taking greater share of our beef production.

Weaned steers in demand

Cattle numbers increased, but sheep dropped by over 7000 head on AuctionsPlus last week.

Market Chat – May 6 | VIDEO

Stock Journal’s CLAIRE HARRIS discusses the results from Mount Compass and Strathalbyn last week.

Strath’s proven lines perform

Heavier steers suitable for processors and feedlotting were in demand by buyers at Strathalbyn’s cattle market on Friday last week, with steer prices topping at $1000.

Burnett weaner sale hits 311c/kg high

A quality yarding of weaners was offered at the Burnett Livestock and Realty All Breeds Weaner Sale.

Cattle numbers down

Brendan Wade updates news from around the saleyards.

Charolais steer calves sell for $905 at Laidley

Cows, feeder steers and heifers and quality weaners sold to a stronger market at Laidley on Thursday.

Santa steers make 271c/$1541 at Roma prime sale

There were 247 cattle offered at Roma’s prime sale on Thursday.

Simbrah weaner steers top at 312c at Gracemere

Yearling heifers and quality bulls saw a firm to medium increase on rates at Gracemere on Friday.

Simmental cross steers make 316.2c at Blackall

There was a good quality offering and the market was dearer for all descriptions at Blackall on Thursday.

Brahman cross steers make $1090 at Miriam Vale

The market was firm to dearer at last week’s Miriam Vale show sale.

Weaner steers make 340c, av 303c at Emerald

Prices for the better end of the weaner and feeder market increases at Emerald on Thursday.

Steers make 270.2c/$826 at Charters Towers

There were good lines of well-conditioned bullocks and cows offered at Charters Towers last week.

Rain feeds confidence and pushes prices higher at Wycheproof

Competition driven by recent good rains drove sheep prices higher at Wycheproof on Friday.

Mutton hitting record ground

With a big rain event forecast and a shortage of heavy sheep to fill Chinese orders, mutton sales kicked into another gear this week.

Optimistic Yea weaner sale on back of widespread rain

Rain inspired widespread competition at Rodwells’ annual spring-drop weaner sale at Yea on Friday.

Flashback Friday | Faces and news from April 2009

Who can you recognise in the faces from Stock & Land April 2009.

Killarney’s Mount Colliery sold for $10.25m | Video

Wickham Farms has bought Mount Colliery for $10.25 million at a Colliers International this morning.

Unconventional Mount Tarampa home on the market | Video

A Darby Munro designed home on Watsons Road at Mount Tarampa is on the market for $1.25 million.

Unconventional Mount Tarampa home | Video

A Darby Munro designed home on Watsons Road at Mount Tarampa is on the market for $1.25 million.

Feedlots, processors again put a floor in Pakenham

Pakenham was a tale of two markets – prices improved for heavier cattle but lighter cattle struggled.

Feedlots, processors again put a floor in Pakenham|Video

Pakenham was a tale of two markets – prices improved for heavier cattle but lighter cattle struggled.

‘The whole cabinet’: Call for all dairy products to support industry, not just supermarket milk

Increasing a single line of milk products by 10c a litre barely makes a splash to the dairy industry a Bega Valley farmer says.

Stand against bullies on Do It For Dolly Day

Two-time Golden Guitar winner Tom Curtain will be taking a stand against bullying with the rest of Australia for the inaugural Do It For Dolly Day, next Friday.

Welcome rain expected for some regions

This week’s rain could mark an autumn break in some areas, but others are likely to have missed out.

Hammond Farms: Beef by the beach | Video

The Hammond family has been raising cattle on the iconic saltwater channels of north west Tasmania for four generations.

Securing the Merino industry’s future | Video

Egelabra’s focus is on breeding reliable sheep that deliver predictability in breeding and production.

Tipperary: Delivering on the NT promise | Video

Tipperary is being developed into a highly diversified Northern Australian agricultural operation.

Nindooinbah drives northern productivity | Video

Nindooinbah is focused on producing productivity lifting bulls for crossbred herds across the northern region.

Burnbrae auction on May 24 | Video

NSW Northern Rivers property Burnbrae is generating plenty of interest from cattle producers and lifestyle investors.

Prices spike at Roma

Strong feedlot and restocker competition saw prices improve at Roma on Tuesday.

Goolmanger dairy rises to the top

A crossbred herd is helping drive productivity on the McNamara family’s Northern Rivers dairy farm.

Elgin Dairies bucks the trend

For the past two years Elgin Dairies’ day-to-day operations have been carried out by an all-girl team.

Australia celebrates National Banana Day

Music, film, TV – the humble banana has conquered it all.

Forward contracts are backing in lamb supply shortages

The lamb market is continuing to climb towards the high winter peaks the industry has been predicting.

Will the ASX come to wheat’s party?

Warren Landers says we are now in a bear fuelled futures market.

Saleyards are a place to connect

In this week’s ALPA Stock Talk column Stephanie Whitaker outlines why livestock saleyards are more than just selling centres.

Cows and calves reach $1210 at Beaudesert

Bartholomew & Co reported a yarding of 657 head of cattle at their Beaudesert Store Sale on Saturday.

Bona Vista versatility | Video

The versatile Pittsworth property Bona Vista will be auctioned by Ray White Rural on May 31.

Dearer market for Toogoolawah feeders

Weaner steers were in short supply at Toogoolawah on Friday. Most local producers waiting for the Weaner Show and Sale on 17th May.

Biggenden bullocks to 307c

Monday’s Burnett Livestock & Realty’s meatworks and store sale attracted 1457 head.

Clearance rates improve on Auctions Plus

Rain saw reduced offerings but higher clearance rates on AuctionsPlus last week.

May 1 declared National Banana Day

Bananas will take centre stage across the nation tomorrow.

First time success

A first time buyer at Gerald and Lynden Spry’s Shorthorn bull sale rang the bell with top price

Video captures ugly incident at Adani protest

A 61-year-old woman was struck by a horse, police said

Video captures shock collision at Adani protest

A 61-year-old woman was struck by a horse, police said.

Show support welcomed

On a whirlwind tour at the weekend to Dubbo and Gilgandra, Prime Minister Scott Morrison promises funds for country shows.

Sheep shorn, cattle fed: Scott Morrison helps out at farm near Dubbo

Millions of dollars in extra funding for drought affected communities was promised.

Sheep shorn, cattle fed: Prime Minister Scott Morrison helps out at farm near Dubbo

Millions of dollars in extra funding for drought affected communities was promised.

Cow and calf units reach $1475 at Gracemere

There were 2214 cattle yarded at Gracemere on Friday, where values improved across all categories.

Steers with weight sell best at Warrnambool

Steers with weights above 400kg were keenly sought after at Warrnambool.

Steers 253kg make 282.2c at Charters Towers

There were 1211 cattle offered at Charters Towers on Wednesday.

Lighthorse support Anzac Day march in Harden and Jugiong | Photos

Under gum trees and elms country towns remembered those who served in foreign conflicts.

Tough going at Kyneton

Local demand eases at Kyneton, as tough conditions continue.

Tough going at Kyneton: Video

Local demand eases at Kyneton, as tough conditions continue.

Selling tough going at Kyneton

Local demand eases at Kyneton, as tough conditions continue.

Anzac spirit remembered at Majorca and Carisbrook

Families from near and far gathered at Majorca and Carisbrook to commemorate Anzac Day.

Offering the flexibility agriculture requires

If you’re a company who is serious about growing your business talk to Stock Journal Agricultural Media.

As dawn breaks, Jerilderie remembers

Diary entries of a soldier brings home the sacrifice young men made at Jerilderie’s ANZAC Day dawn service.

Farmer versus activist video strikes a chord – again

A video that depicts a fictional farmer defending his livelihood has once again become a social media hit.

‘Get back to me’ goes viral

A VIDEO produced by QCL’s Ashley Walmsley for a dinner in Brisbane last Friday has now spread to an international audience thanks to www.queenslandcountrylife.com.au and social media.

50 special moments from dawn services across Australia

Photos from Anzac Day dawn services across Australia.

Winter lamb prices lie with weather forecast

Lamb prices are following a similar trend to 2017, according to market analysts.

Hansen Orchards think beyond tomorrow | Video

Tasmania’s Hansen family has proved a world leader in high quality apple and cherry production.

Yearling steers to feed reach 292.2c at Dalby

Prices responded to the short supply of cattle at Dalby this week, with most classes improving.

Golden Triangle farming yields results | Video

Keep things simple and paying attention to detail is paying off for Kioma Farming.

Santa cross steers hit 326c at Roma store sale

There was a yarding of 2278 cattle at Roma’s store sale on Tuesday.

Steers sell to $1293 top at Roma

Steers dominated the Roma store cattle sale yarding and the overall quality was good