Angus Australia will be hosting a seminar at the upcoming Beef Australia, “The Angus Influence – from Performance to Profit”. The seminar will traverse the supply chain, investigating profit drivers in beef cattle enterprises, production on-farm and performance in market. The seminar will focus on producer profitability, the opportunities for Angus use in the north and feature the experience of two producers implementing Angus genetics in their operations.
Seminar: The Angus Influence – from Performance to Profit
Date: Tuesday May 4
Where: The Lawson Room - The Lawson and the Paterson rooms are located at the Rockhampton State High School at 1 Campbell Street.
Time: 1.00pm – 2.30pm
Ian McLean, Director, Bush AgriBusiness:
Ian Mclean is senior consultant and director of Bush AgriBusiness, a professional service firm providing independent analysis and trusted insights to pastoral businesses across northern and extensive Australia. Ian is a co-author of the Australian Beef Report and lead deliverer of the Business EDGE workshop.
Sam Crowther, Principal, Harrow Grazing:
Sam Crowther is principal of ‘Harrow Grazing’, a family beef cattle operation based in Central Queensland. The Crowther’s run a breeding enterprise, joining Angus and Santa Gertrudis cross cattle, and lot fed finishing enterprise, supplying the 100-day grain fed direct to Woolworths’ grain fed domestic trade.
To read more about Harrow Grazing CLICK HERE
Robert Mackenzie, Founder and Owner, Mackas Pastoral & Mackas Australian Black Angus Beef:
Robert Mackenzie is the fourth generation of family owned Mackas Pastoral, a commercial Angus beef operation based in the NSW Hunter Valley. Recently, the family has taken their beef to the world, exporting Mackas Australian Black Angus Beef, a Verified Black Angus Beef brand. Their key markets are China and the Middle East, supplying a true Paddock to Plate story.
To read more about Mackas Pastoral CLICK HERE
Ben McGlynn, General Manager – Northern Region of Paraway Pastoral Company:
Ben McGlynn is the General Manager – Northern Region of Paraway Pastoral Company. Originating from the Riverina, Ben has spent his career working on and managing beef cattle properties in Northern Australia, most recently as the manager of ‘Rocklands’, Camooweal. Under his leadership, Paraway has been integrating the use of Angus bulls into their Northern breeding operations, aiming to produce Santa Angus F1 progeny. Ben is a passionate advocate for research, development, extension, and adoption and was, amongst other positions, The President of the North Australia Beef Research Council Management Committee.
MC: Sam White, President, Angus Australia:
Sam White is the president of Angus Australia and principal of his family-owned Bald Blair Angus seedstock and commercial Angus cattle operation, based near Guyra, NSW. The White family has run Angus cattle on their properties for well over 100 years, with Sam representing the third generation. The Bald Blair herd was first recorded in 1908, with Angus cattle part of the family’s business since the late 1880’s.
To learn more about Sam White and his involvement with Angus Australia listen to the latest episode of the Behind the Beef Podcast CLICK HERE