Latest news from the FutureBeef program, June 2014.
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Welcome to the June edition of the FutureBeef update!

Last month our mates from the Katherine Pastoral Production team in the Northern Territory hosted Central Station. Head on over to the website and read their blog diaries to find out what they got up to!

We have a host of events happening this month so check the FutureBeef calendar to see what's on.

As always, we welcome feedback and suggestions and we'd love to hear from you! Send us an email or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter...

Happy reading!


Rebecca Farrell (Extension Officer, Animal Science, DAFF)
41 Boggo Road Dutton Park Qld 4102 (GPO Box 267 Brisbane Qld 4001)
t: +61 7 3255 4265 e:


Using remotes in the remote

Read more about practical telemetry technology helping to reduce costs - money and time -  associated with monitoring remote water points! 


Long-term rangeland monitoring is worthwhile

Photos are better than the best memory! Permanent monitoring sites use photos to record rangeland condition in the Kimberley. Learn more!

A decade of LPA

Since the introduction of the Livestock Production Assurance scheme in 2004, there are now 200 000 accredited producers. You can learn more about the great range of LPA resources for producers and industry professionals by clicking here

Beef bites

Last month we received over 5000 new visitors to our FutureBeef website! We are the 'one stop shop' for the northern beef industry with over 400 pages of quality information. If you haven't visited in a while, pop in and have a look around...

One stop shop for predator control!

Wild dogs alone cost the Queensland grazing industry more that $60 million in lost production. Following a successful predator control event in Longreach last year, the South-West Leading Sheep committee are hosting a 'one-stop shop' field day in Mitchell. 

Upcoming events

Recognising and supporting people in crisis Augathella Qld 5 June and Morven Qld 6 June

Grass and weed identification and management Brookfield Qld 7 June

Soil health workshop Wallaville Qld 12 June and Pine Creek Qld 13 June

Grazing BMP workshop Spyglass Research Station Qld 13 June

Recognising and supporting people in crisis Bollon Qld 17 June, St George Qld 18 June and Roma Qld 19 June

Southern Northern Territory NRM Forum Alice Springs NT 18 June

BeefConnect webinar A new approach to Adult Equivalent methodology 19 June

Predator control field day Mitchell Qld 20 June

Native forest management changes to legislation Moonford Qld 20 June

Healthy soils workshop Townsville Qld 25 June

Queensland Agriculture Conference Brisbane Qld 26 June

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