How are producers becoming more resourceful?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jun 15, 2018 2:09:03 PM
 
In one of our recent articles, why we need to do more with less, we explained that the global population's demand for food is estimated to grow by a third between 2009 and 2050, or by 2.3 billion people to a total of 9.1 billion people . (High-Level Expert Forum, 2009)
 
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Topics: Agriculture, Producers, Farming, sustainability, Australian

Are the Job Opportunities in Agriculture Limitless?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jun 1, 2018 8:11:15 AM
 
We often have students and young people interested in farming, livestock and agriculture visit us . They seem eager to learn about the opportunities that the industry presents.
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Topics: Agriculture, Producers, Australian, jobs, employment

15 Facts You Didn’t Know About Cattle

Posted by Princess Royal Station on May 18, 2018 9:02:25 AM
For our latest article, we have decided to pump out some facts about the humble cow.
 
Test your knowledge to find out how many of our fast facts you already knew.
 
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Topics: Cattle, Facts, cow, cows

How has Australian Agriculture Changed?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on May 4, 2018 12:22:43 PM
Australian farms have come a long way in Australian agricultures very short history.
 
The ABS published in 2017 that there were 85,681 farms in Australia with a gross value of production of $56 billion! (ABS, 2017 These figures are made even more impressive by the fact that our Aussie farmers are so good at what they do that they can not only provide for the Australian population but export a significant amount to other countries, further supporting the Australian economy .
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Topics: History, Agriculture, Australia, Farmers, Farming, Australians, Technology, Productivity

Low-Stress Cattle Handling

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Apr 20, 2018 8:52:54 AM
 

It can take many years of experience to master the art of cattle handling. Animal welfare is a priority in the livestock and feedlot industries and a big part of that is how people interact and handle livestock.

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Topics: Cattle, Feedlot, Safety, Welfare, Productivity, cattle handling

6 Emerging Technologies in Agriculture

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Apr 6, 2018 12:47:02 PM
 

Australian farmers time is precious. Farmers are racing against a clock in one way or another, trying to work with uncompromising weather phenomena.

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Topics: Agriculture, Industry, Australia, Technology, Productivity

The Reasons to Love Our Rural Emergency Services

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Mar 23, 2018 9:02:00 AM
No one goes to work looking to get hurt, but accidents do happen and help is usually on hand within minutes at most worksites . On a cattle station, things are a little different.
 
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Topics: Australia, CommunitySupport, Rural, Country Life, Health, Regional, Country, Outback, Australians

What is a Rumen?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Mar 9, 2018 9:35:00 AM

For beef cattle feedlots such as ours, the rumen is very important. Cattle are ruminant animals, meaning that they have a four-chambered stomach.

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Topics: Beef, Livestock, Australia, Beef Cattle, Grain Fed Beef, Australian Beef, Welfare

The Problem with Drought

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Feb 23, 2018 8:51:00 AM
Drought and prolonged periods of low rainfall can have a profound impact on vital ecosystems and the people rely on the land to make a living .
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Topics: Australia, Farming Families, Welfare, Environment, Regional, Country, Outback, Australian, Australians, Drought

When did Australians learn to love wine?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Feb 9, 2018 8:04:00 AM

There is no doubting that us Aussies love our plonk. The ABS published that in 2012-13, 487.7 million litres of Australian wine was sold domestically for $2,369.2 million! (ABS, 2013

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Topics: History, Wine, Wine Regions, Australia, Australian, South australia, Australians

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