SOUTH COAST BEEF PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION - NEWS

On Farm Safety

The use of chemicals (pesticides, herbicides) and fuels on farm can pose a risk to human, flora and fauna health. NSW WorkCover's Nowra District news 2015 provides a Fact Sheet aimed at raising rural chemical awareness, and reducing exposure to diesel and petrol...

Five reasons to use SCBPA’s ear tag scanner

The National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) reflects Australia’s commitment to biosecurity and food safety and provides a competitive advantage in a global market. Under the Stock Identification Regulation 2005, the person in charge of receiving cattle at a...

Fencing Tips

How good are your fence knots? Check out this Kiwi fencer's tips. Watch closely and give it a go. you won't need to watch all 13 minutes. There are two...

Top tips for maximising calving from vet Andrew Havadjia

As always vet Andrew Havadjia from Nowra Veterinary Hospital provided some great information along with a bit of amusement. Below are this member's take-outs (not verified for accuracy by the vet). Did you know a fertile bull is likely to impregnate on average 60% of...

Mandatory certification for chemical use

Did you know that to use chemicals on-farm you require chemical use certification? This includes all agricultural chemical users – eg 1080, herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, pour ons, backliners, fumigants and others. Certificates last 5 years and must be renewed....

Sensational strategic planners

Congratulations to all who participated in SBPA's strategic planning session last Friday. Many of you have commented on the outcomes achieved and the collegiate way in which the session was conducted. The management committee would also like to thank Jason Carson and...

Become A Member

There are significant benefits that can be gained from membership of the SCBPA