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Happy New Year and welcome to our first FutureBeef update for 2017!

With Christmas and New Year celebrations well and truly over, you might be spending a bit of your time making plans for the next few months. The FutureBeef calendar is starting to fill up with events across the north. There's lots planned, so you might like to check it out and pencil some opportunities in your calendar!

Send us your feedback and suggestions via email, call us on 13 25 23 (for the cost of a local call in Queensland), connect with us on Facebook and Twitter or check us out on YouTube. We'd love to hear from you...

Happy reading!


New cattle welfare standards

What do the new cattle welfare standards mean for your business? Melinee Leather, a beef producer at Banana Queensland, explains it from her perspective. Visit the FutureBeef website to learn more.


Weather on the go!

Check the weather wherever you are using Australia's official weather source, the Bureau of Meteorology. The new BOM weather app is supported on most Apple and Android smartphones. You can find up-to-the-minute information about current conditions, 24-hour and weekly forecasts, the popular rain radar and detailed weather warnings. Visit the BOM website for more information.

Pilbara climate report reveals agriculture opportunity

The Pilbara region in Western Australia is renowned for extremely high summer temperatures, but a new climate report has revealed a surprise opportunity to grow low chill temperature fruit. This opportunity adds to the diverse range of high value horticulture development opportunities in the region. Find out more.

FutureBeef welcomes Holly and Jane to the team

We've got two new faces in the FutureBeef family! We'd like to you to meet Holly Reid and Jane Tincknell. Holly will be based in Charters Towers and Jane will call Longreach home. You can get to know them a little better here.

DAF FutureBeef features in the news!

Last month, the summer editions of the DAF beef features were published. You can find the Northern muster, CQ BEEF and Beeftalk features on the FutureBeef website. Or you can read them online in the special features section of the North Queensland Register and the Queensland Country Life

Upcoming events

Food, fibre and agricultural educators conference 2017 Brisbane, 9 - 12 January 2017
RCS Keep in Touch day Goondiwindi, 17 January
Grazing fundamentals Chinchilla, 3 February 
Dalby, 7 February
Winton. 21 February
Longreach, 22 February
Business EDGE Brisbane, 16 - 17 February
Lake Nash Station NT, 23 - 24 February
Blackall, 27 - 28 February
Georgetown, 21 - 22 March
Nutrition EDGE Dalby, 14, 21 and 28 March
GLM EDGE  Emerald, 21 - 23 March
MobileTECH 2017 Rototua New Zealand, 22 - 23 March
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