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

What Happens in a Feedlot?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Nov 2, 2017 3:23:38 PM
There are many misconceptions and misunderstandings surrounding the feedlot industry and beef production. So, we thought that we would shed some light on the industry and reveal what actually happens in a feedlot.
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Topics: Feedlot, Feedlots, Livestock, Industry, Facts, Insider, Grain Fed Beef, Beef

A Farmers Work Is Never Done

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jul 14, 2017 2:36:32 PM
For us here in Burra the crops are sown and are now in the hands of nature. But our farmer's work is not over, they stay busy year-round, monitoring crops and their progress . They also need to monitor weeds and pests to ensure when their crops are ready to harvest, they will be of the highest quality possible, ultimately for the end consumer .
 
But for most Australian farmers, that’s not all that needs to be done during the off-season. Many farmers produce more than one food source and most have livestock that also needs to be taken care of.
 
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Topics: Australia, Rural, Agriculture, Industry, Insider, Livestock, Production, Cropping, Harvest

Bob Rowe

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jul 3, 2017 8:39:19 AM

Together the late Robert ‘Bob’ Rowe and his son Simon established what is now known as Princess Royal Station. Bob is a South Australian meat and livestock icon and was at the forefront of the South Australian beef industry for many decades, treading where others feared for many years.

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Topics: Australia, Rural, Agriculture, Australian Beef, Beef, Beef Cattle, Cattle, History, Industry, Insider, Livestock, Trading

The 8 Steps to Great Beef

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jun 2, 2017 1:19:57 PM

In the past we have discussed beef cooking methods and pairing in our article How to get the most out of your beef cut. But we have never revealed our secrets to a selecting and cooking great beef with you before, until now. 

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Topics: Cattle, Beef, Insider, Steak

How do Feedlots Minimise their Impact?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Feb 24, 2017 2:14:12 PM
It is no secret that primary agricultural industries are under increasingly more pressure to justify the impact that their practices and processes have on the environment .
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Topics: Insider, Agriculture, Industry, Feedlot, Cattle, Beef Cattle, Livestock, Environment

How Are Australian Livestock Industries Improving?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Dec 2, 2016 12:23:41 PM

Livestock industries have made huge contributions in initiatives to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of everyday activities. As well as reducing the overall impact of practices on the environment. 

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Topics: Insider, Cattle, Industry, Livestock, Producers, Marketing, Why Do Farmers Market, Farmers, Animal Welfare, Caring for Livestock, Regulations, Feedlots, Beef, Angus, Farming, Australia

Why Farmers Should Be Marketing

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Nov 18, 2016 4:32:13 PM
Many farmers would generally look at marketing as an unnecessary tool for their business or they generally don’t think about marketing at all.
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Topics: Insider, Cattle, Industry, Livestock, Producers, Marketing, Why Do Farmers Market, Farmers

Why is Safety Important for Australian Farmers?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Nov 4, 2016 1:39:06 PM

The statistics are scary...

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Topics: Insider, Agriculture, Farming, Farmers, Safety, WHS, Work Health and Safety, Local, Country Life

What Is So Good About Australian Hay?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Oct 7, 2016 4:09:52 PM

Most people would know the basics of hay and why it is used. A big 
part of our cropping program at Princess Royal includes the production of hay, so let’s have a look a little closer at what goes into producing hay at Princess Royal.

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Topics: Insider, Cattle, Beef, Crops, Agriculture, Facts, Feedlot, Livestock, Australia, Hay, Types of Hay

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