30 AUG - 1 SEPT 2017

Toowoomba Showgrounds

Presented by: Australian Events - FREECALL 1800 671 588

30TH AUGUST - 1ST SEPTEMBER 2017

TOOWOOMBA SHOWGROUNDS

Wednesday 9am - 5pm. Thursday 9am - 5pm. Friday 9am - 4pm. Adults $10, Aged Senior Card $8, Children free with an Adult.
FREE return passes available. Please Note: NO dogs or pets allowed - Conditions Of Entry.

30TH AUGUST - 1ST SEPTEMBER 2017

TOOWOOMBA SHOWGROUNDS

Wednesday 9am - 5pm. Thursday 9am - 5pm. Friday 9am - 4pm. Adults $10, Aged Senior Card $8, Children free with an Adult.
FREE return passes available. Please Note: NO dogs or pets allowed - Conditions Of Entry.

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Poker Rodeo – Special Event Feature

A special feature of the 2017 Queensland Beef Expo will be the fastest growing equine sport in the world, Poker Rodeo.

This will be one of the first times Poker Rodeo will be seen in Queensland, the only arena equestrian sports that challenges riders to think strategically and ride competitively in dynamic timed events.

The 2017 Queensland Beef Expo will feature the prestigious USA Vs Australia Poker Rodeo competition, held over the three days of the Beef Expo.

Flying AG

Flying Ag Australia is a technology company with strong connections to Australian agriculture and is committed to helping farmers and growers improve on-farm practices by using unmanned aerial systems to monitor crop production in real time.

Advantage Feeders

Our vision at Advantage Feeders is to help livestock farmers double meat production with the same level of inputs.

Our mission: Through continual research and development, we strive to provide livestock farmers with the world’s best controlled feeding products, knowledge and systems that allow them to achieve the highest return on investment.

Dom Distribution

DOM Distribution is the exclusive Australian supplier for Patz stationary, trailer and truck-mounted TMR vertical feed mixers and liquid manure handling products. Patz innovative products do more than solve every day problems, they maximise output and save your operation money.

Champion Breeder Backs Beef Expo

Marty Rowlands and Stephen Lean from the award winning KBV Simmental Stud are one of the first Queensland cattle breeders to jump on board and secure their involvement in the 2017 Queensland Beef Expo, all within hours of the official event launch.

KBV is a Stud operation run under commercial conditions located just outside of Toowoomba at Murphys Creek. Their goal is to not only raise Simmental cattle, but to also produce superior genetics that breeders from around the world would seek to acquire.

Queensland Country Life sponsors Beef Expo

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The inaugural Queensland Beef Expo, to be held at the Toowoomba Showgrounds from 1st – 3rd September, has a sponsor – Queensland Country Life.

Expo owner Australian Events’ managing director Bob Carroll is overwhelmed that Queensland Country Life is sharing his vision.

“The event is filling fast and the quality of exhibitors for livestock, farming equipment, feed and all things to do with this sector are exceptional so this will be a sellout event and it will be highly successful for all involved including our event sponsors,” he said.

$5000 on offer for led beef at Expo

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Rich prizes will be up for grabs for the prized led beasts at the inaugural Queensland Beef Expo at the Toowoomba Showgrounds from 1st – 3rd September 2016.

The Queensland Beef Expo is an all-new field day event primarily focusing on the production and supply of beef from this region.

RASQ secretary Damon Phillips has announced there will be $5000 in prizes for the led steer and heifer competition.

Nominations extended for All Breeds’ sale

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Eight cattle breeds feature among the 147 entries received for the inaugural Toowoomba Spring Classic All Breed Sale on September 1, but there is room for more.

The sale will be a highlight of the inaugural Queensland Beef Expo to be held at the Toowoomba Showground from 1st – 3rd September 2016.

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR LIVESTOCK EXHIBITORS

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As exhibitors of livestock at Queensland Beef Expo, you are responsible for all movement and paper work of your livestock in relation to this event. If you are unsure of the documentation needed for movement of livestock in or out of Qld you can contact the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) call centre on 132 523 and speak to your local Stock Inspector/Bio Security Member. DAF advises that there should be minimal contact between livestock and members of the public to reduce bio security hazards. To eliminate risk please make sure there is a hand wash station and/or hand sanitiser dispenser on your stand. Ensure that all visitors and your staff use the facility when entering and exiting your display as this will help prevent risk of any contamination between breeds.

Second air cargo of live cattle arrive in China

Elders exported 150 head of Australian slaughter-ready cattle into Chongqing airport in Southwest China last October and 184 head landed at Zhengzhou City today, in the second shipment.

ELDERS has landed a second air shipment of Australian live slaughter-ready cattle into China after taking on board lessons learned from its first export experience in the large and emerging beef market.

Western mayors applaud Oakey Beef rail upgrade

Mayors from Southwest Regional Economic Development (RED) today thanked Transport Minister, Hon Sterling Hinchcliffe, for listening to their calls for rail upgrades on the western line.

Southwest RED has been fighting for the upgrades for several years. Chair and Mayor of Paroo, Cr Lindsay Godfrey, said it was energising to actually see a commitment on a project they have been advocating hard for.

Oakey processing plant expansion on cards as Government funds rail upgrade

A major expansion of a Darling Downs abattoir is now likely to go ahead, with the Queensland Government committing $2.5 million dollars to upgrade rail sidings in south-west Queensland.

The Government will also reopen part of an old branch line to allow direct live cattle deliveries to Oakey Beef Exports, west of Toowoomba.

The company is planning a $60 million expansion that will create 500 new jobs and almost double production to 11,500 head of cattle per week.

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