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Heifer Challenge awards Victoria’s best beef breeders

The winner of the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria’s (RASV) Heifer Challenge, recognising female beef breeding cattle, was announced at the Beef Week Celebratory Dinner in Bendigo. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas presented the awards for Champion – going to Boonaroo Angus, hailing from Casterton and Reserve Champion, Eloora Shorthorns, Cavendish. The RASV Beef Week…
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Cattle research station investment boost

Agriculture Minister Leanne Donaldson hailed the Government’s investment at the Spyglass Research Station which provides crucial support for North Queensland’s innovative and resilient beef industry. Minister Donaldson toured the animal research station, north of Charters Towers, where the infrastructure project will create a 300 megalitre dam. “The previous Government had the foresight to buy and…
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Cattle methane emission downsized by 24 per cent

Methane emissions from cattle in Australia are 24 per cent lower than previously estimated, equivalent to 12.6 million tonnes of carbon dioxide a year, following analysis of Australian research data. This resulted in an update of the National Greenhouse Gas Inventory (NGGI). The research was undertaken by scientists and officials from across Australia, and was…
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