Bush AgriBusiness is looking for an aspiring professional who understands pastoral businesses, is enthusiastic about a profitable and sustainable industry, and has an enquiring mind. For more info click here
Ian spoke to the Young Beef Producers Forum in Roma recently on industry profitability, the current prices, and what it means for young beef producers.
OUTthere, REX's inflight magazine, has a story on Bush AgriBusiness and Ian obtaining his MBA in its regional business review section - read more
Schedule for 2016 Business EDGE workshops released, get in before the early bird discount
Ian helped write a publication containing the key learning's for producers from the Northern Beef Report, titled 'Improving the performance of northern beef enterprises' this publication is available here or if you would like a hard copy mailed to you please contact Joanne.
Bush AgriBusiness has undertaken a project for Meat & Livestock Australia to develop a practical Animal Equivalent (AE) methodology for calculating cattle grazing loads for production systems across northern Australia. Read Full Article
The latest analysis of the Queensland Cattle market shows that despite prices rising since lows in May, they are still quite low in historical terms. The graph shows monthly averages so doesn't fully capture recent rises, however if the market level for early December is analysed, it is still in the 'well below average (10-20th percentile)' range.
Over the past decade, the Queensland beef industry has moved to a position where it is not making sufficient profits to cover interest costs.
Not only has total and average debt increased, but the number of businesses with debt has also increased. Wide variation in business performance exists, with some businesses still profitable in the current environment...