Things are looking positive for the Australian beef industry if MLA
Chairman Don Heatley’s own actions are anything to go by.
Having acquired another property in recent times, Heatley is
confident in the strength of the Australian beef industry.
Heatley said the long-term future of the beef industry is secure and
moving in a good direction.
“For our family it’s about expanding our
own business to get economy of scale to take advantage of the
fundamental strength of the recovering global red meat market and
capture the benefits” Mr Heatley said.
Heatley, MLA Chairman and Rick Greenup, Greenup Eidsvold Station Santas
are positive about the beef industry
Heatley is guest speaker at the Greenup Eidsvold Station Open Day and
will be discussing the outlook for the beef industry and what beef
producers can do to position themselves and their businesses to take
advantage of emerging trends.
Mr Greenup said he
invited Don Heatley to speak at this event
as he respects Mr Heatley’s down to earth and realistic approach to
Greenup said he is encouraged by the confidence Don Heatley has in the
any beef producer knows what the outlook for the industry is - it’s
him. We know there are no
guarantees in this game, but it is a good sign that our industry leaders
are putting their money where their mouth is,” Mr Greenup said.
“We are fortunate to have people representing us that still get
out in the heat and dust and know the importance of the bottom line,”
Mr Greenup said.
bull fertility and beef industry expert,
, Senior DPI Beef Extension Officer will also discuss the importance of
breeding objectives and how to work through the maze of information
available on sale bulls and how to prioritize what is important to the
business bottom line.
Greenup said the Open Day is about day to day decisions and how they
position us for the future, to ensure we all have strong beef businesses
and a robust industry that can deliver quality, cost effective beef to
suggest attendees are prepared for a relaxed and informal atmosphere.
There will be plenty of time to talk and discuss the issues as well as
reviewing the 140 sale bulls.”
Open Day, hosted by Rick and Alice Greenup will be held at
267 Kerwee Road
, Eidsvold on Thursday August 20, commencing at 9.30 am.
tea and lunch are complementary. Please
RSVP by Monday August 17 to Rick and Alice on (07) 4164 4260.
For more information visit www.greenup.com.au.
Eidsvold Station Santa Gertrudis hosted the
Business & Breeding Field Day: Revive Your Drive
one of the most important days you will invest in your business in 2008.
The inspiring program will be delivered by an outstanding group of
presenters. Their insights will
enable you to keep pace with strategic issues facing the beef industry and
provide helpful advice on adapting your business and herd to the current
Beef: Top of Mind.
Palmer, Managing Director, Meat & Livestock Australia will
discuss the global and domestic outlook for the beef industry and the emerging
issues that will affect the price and consumption of beef.
Beef: Centre of Plate.
, Manager, Meat Standards Australia will
outline the impact global grain prices will have on finishing systems and the
meat produced, and what options beef producers need to consider to continue to
produce quality meat as the healthy and first choice for consumers irrespective
of the finishing system.
Genetics: Setting Direction in a Changing
Physical Environment. Greg Chappell,
Co-Principal, Dulverton Angus will share
their experience with embracing new industry direction and how to set breeding
objectives and a genetic program to ensure your cattle are viable, versatile and
suitable for a range of markets and finishing systems.
Back in the Saddle: Priorities, People &
, Director, RCS will share strategies for recovery and
provide fundamental advice to revive your property, your business and your
Succession Planning: Just Do It. Grahame
Greenup, Rosevale Santa Gertrudis will
share his family’s story of persevering with their succession plan through
drought and other pressures, and that waiting for the “right time” may never
arise and to get on with the job because but the end result is worth it.
Looking After Your Cash Cow.
Jephcott, Veterinarian and Consulting Nutritionist for Nutrition Services
Australia will share practical advice on
nutrition and breeding strategies to maximize production and herd fertility.
Rick and Alice Greenup: Phone 07 4164 4260 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
gratefully acknowledge the support to given to us to organise this wonderful
event. Please support the companies that support our industry and
are always welcome at Cardowan & Eidsvold to view the upcoming
sale bulls and breeding cows. Contact Rick & Alice Greenup
to discuss your herd's needs on;
- 617-4164 4260
- 617-4164 4419
- Postal address
- "Cardowan" MS 514 KUMBIA QLD 4610. Australia
- Electronic mail