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Cattle seeking refuge from rising floodwaters on a pond embankment in Queensland, Australia.
Flooding Kills Estimated 300,000-plus Cattle in Australia

It is estimated that anywhere from 300,000 to 500,000 cattle were killed in Australia during what has been described as a once in a lifetime flood.

1 year ago
Santa Gertrudis cattle eat at the Tungali feedlot in South Australia.
Cattle on Feed Numbers: A Look Around the World

Having a large commercial feedlot component of the beef sector is mostly still the domain of just a few countries, led by the U.S.

1 year ago
Goat meat demand is on the rise in the U.S. due to growing minority populations.
U.S. Goat Imports are on the Rise

Growing demand for goat meat in the U.S. from ethnic minority groups and foodies has made an unlikely export superstar for Australian farmers, with exports surging to a record.

2 years ago
Pasture forage insurance may be a risk management option for livestock producers.
Australian Ranchers Forced To Cull Because of Drought

Dangerous drought is causing some Australian farmers to make difficult decisions about their livestock.

2 years ago
Uncertainty in trade agreements have four of the five top beef markets in jeopardy.
Beware of Disrupters In Four Out of Five Top Beef Destinations

Uncertainty in trade agreements have four of the five top beef markets in jeopardy.

2 years ago
China Lifts Ban on Australian Beef

Australian ranchers are breathing a sigh of relief after China lifted an import ban on Australian beef that lasted three months.

3 years ago