Princess Royal Station 2018

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Dec 14, 2018 12:43:09 PM
 
Well, its that time of year. The Christmas decorations are going up and the carols have started on the radio. As 2018 comes to an end here at Princess Royal, we thought we’d share a snippet of what has been a somewhat trying season as well as some of the achievements we are proud of in this last blog of the year.
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Topics: Australians, Agriculture, History, Farmers, Farming, Australia, South australia, Family, Farming Families

Wild Dogs

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Nov 16, 2018 8:50:36 AM

 

 
Written by Anna Nunn 
 
It’s a moment as you are driving along that you feel like you need to rub your eyes or blink a few times quickly… crossing vast outback and in the distance, you spot a dog. It seems totally out of place.
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Topics: Australia, Australians, Country, Outback, cattle station, Drought, Australian, Stations, Environment

Isolated Shouldn't Mean Alone

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Nov 2, 2018 1:41:29 PM

 

Rural mental health is a topic that needs to be discussed , frequently . The issue is often pushed into the spotlight after a life is tragically lost to suicide or an extreme weather event strangles parts of the country . However , we believe that it is a topic that needs to be brought up in the nation’s conversation more often.
 
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Topics: Australia, Australians, Country, Outback, City Life, Health, Mental Health

What if feedlots disappeared?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Oct 19, 2018 7:54:09 AM

 


In Australia, beef cattle feedlots don’t always receive the best publicity, but what if they were to completely disappear? What would the impact be on the Australian economy and the industry as a whole?
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Topics: Feedlot, Feedlots, Australia, jobs, Beef Market, Australian Beef, Grain Fed Beef

Mustering on a Cattle Station

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jul 12, 2018 2:14:31 PM

Written by Anna Nunn 

As the sun makes its way over the ranges the stockman’s day has well and truly already begun. A cuppa or two and a hearty breakfast while discussing plans for the day around the table, waiting for just enough light to get going.

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Topics: Australia, Rural, Australian Beef, Cattle, Industry, Insider, Livestock, Stations, Outback, cattle station

Fast Facts About 8 Common Australian Crops

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jun 29, 2018 8:00:00 AM
How much do you know about some common broadacre crops? Can you recognise them as you drive past on country roads? Do you know what they are all used for?
 
We decided to put together a list of 8 common Australian crops that can be seen in many regional areas and some of their characteristics .
 
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Topics: Agriculture, Farming, Producers, Australian, South australia, Cropping, Crop, Hay, Australia, Feedlots, Crops

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 that there were 85,681 farms in Australia with a gross value of production of  $60.8 billion in 2016-17 (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: Australians, Agriculture, Productivity, Technology, History, Farmers, Farming, Australia

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: Australia, Technology, Agriculture, Industry, 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, Australians, Outback, Country, Regional, Health, Country Life, Rural, CommunitySupport

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

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