Beef production and finishing systems and sustainable grazing advice and information - Queensland

Description

Support is provided to ensure the productivity, health and welfare of beef cattle in Queensland's beef production and finishing systems. To enhance the marketing of beef products along the food value chain and to assist with sustainable development of beef production, finishing and grazing systems throughout Queensland, via the implementation of targeted R, D and E.

AgriScience Queensland provides advice and information on all aspects of beef finishing systems. This includes things such as:

  • marketing/selling methods
  • management
  • costs and returns
  • factors affecting profit
  • feeds
  • animal health
  • waste management
  • handling, transport and welfare
  • value chain and product quality information.
  • sustainable natural resource and landscape management

Information on research findings into all aspects of beef production, finishing and marketing systems are also made available.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

No specific eligibility criteria apply.

Fees

There is a range of charges for some workshops and publications.

Publications Details process

A comprehensive list of publications that are available for beef cattle production is available from the FutureBeef website http://futurebeef.com.au.  Regional offices may have a small supply of some publications.

Additional information

The Department's beef staff are located at centres throughout the State. Advice, information, extension and consultancy services can be tailored to meet the needs of individual client.

Producer groups, information packages, publications, workshops, courses and technology are available.

Please visit the FutureBeef website to locate an extension officer near you.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Agri-Science Queensland

Animal Science

Contact details

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Ayr

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Operating address: Ayr Research Station
343 Old Clare Road
Ayr, Queensland 4807
Phone: 07 4763 0700
Email: info@futurebeef.com.au

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Charters Towers

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Operating address: 1 - 5 Prior Street
Charters Towers, Queensland 4820
Phone: 07 4761 5150
Email: info@futurebeef.com.au

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Cloncurry

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Email: info@futurebeef.com.au

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Emerald

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Operating address: 99 Hospital Road
Emerald, Queensland 4720
Phone: 07 4991 0867
Email: info@futurebeef.com.au

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Longreach

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Operating address: Landsborough Highway
Longreach Queensland 4730
Phone: 07 4536 8301
Email: info@futurebeef.com.au

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Mackay

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Operating address: 30 Tennyson Street
Mackay, Queensland 4740
Phone: 07 4967 0732
Email: info@futurebeef.com.au

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Rockhampton

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Operating address: 25 Yeppoon Road
Parkhurst, Queensland 4702
Phone: 07 4843 2623
Email: info@futurebeef.com.au

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Roma

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Email: info@futurebeef.com.au

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Science Director, Beef and Sheep

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Operating address: EcoSciences Precinct Block B
Level 2
41 Boggo Road
Dutton Park, Queensland 4102
Mailing address: GPO BOX 267
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 07 3708 8425
Phone: 13 25 23
Website: Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (Opens in new window)

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Toowoomba

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Mailing address: 203 Tor Street
Toowoomba, Queensland 4350
Phone: 07 4529 4244
Email: info@futurebeef.com.au