Animal welfare discussion

Agriculture. Greenham Tasmania held its annual producer day at Agritas Trade College on Monday. At the meeting, managing director Peter Greenham introduced company changes to its Never Ever program. “At the moment there is no requirement to use pain relief on castration or dehorning,” he said of the local program. After completing the initial auditing …

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Farmer day in Smithton

Event. Local meat processor Greenham Tasmania is hosting a free producers’ day next week. The event is part of a series of information days presented by Greenham during the month of March. Areas for discussion will include animal welfare, natural beef programs, Meat Standards Australia (MSA) feedback for farmers, pasture management and more. The $12,000 …

8 months ago 0

Know your meat cuts

Event. The Circular Head Show is back and bringing with it a new interest. The Circular Head Agricultural Society is introducing ‘Know Your Meat Cuts’ to the historical family event. In partnership with Greenham Tasmania, Temma Farm, Perry’s Quality Meats and Lapoinya Abattoirs, patrons will learn of the different meat cuts, where on the animal …

1 year ago
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Thanks for your support Circular Head

I would like to thank all those people that have helped me over the last 14 years running the Auskick program. Especially Greenham Tasmania for their financial support each year, Smithton Laundry for cleaning jumpers, Circular Head Council, Circular Head Community and Recreation Centre for the use of the ground, Smithton Football Club, Perry’s Quality …

1 year ago

International immersion

Study. The $12,000 Greenham Tasmania Agritas Scholarship has been awarded to Josh Brown, of Westbury. The 26-year-old currently resides in Denmark where he is completing a Master of Science majoring in agricultural economics at University of Copenhagen. The third generation to be raised on the family’s 500 acre farm, Josh has already completed a double …

2 years ago

Butchers get a taste of Tassie

Produce. Raised on the rugged north west coast, grazing on pristine pastures in a cool climate, the Cape Grim Beef brand is world renowned for its quality. Queensland butchers travelled to the heart of the Cape Grim brand last week to discover how that fine quality is achieved. The country’s most influential butchers met with …

2 years ago

Beef producers’ day

Market. Greenham Tasmania hosted a series of producer days across the state in the month of February, with more than 70 local beef breeders and fatteners turning out for the day in Smithton. Discussions centred on the current state of the industry and there were presentations from a variety of speakers, including Kristen Kay of …

2 years ago
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Reduced carbon emissions

Abbatoir. Greenham Tasmania has established a unique method of steam production at its Smithton export abattoir which has almost reduced carbon emissions to zero. After a $1.3m investment and several years of refinement, Greenham is now burning 100 per cent renewable Pyrethrum briquettes in order to power the main steam boiler. Managing director Peter Greenham …

3 years ago

Cattle deaths

Investigation. An investigation is underway into the death of 59 cattle on board a vessel headed for Victoria over the Bass Strait late last month. The livestock, owned by Greenham Tasmania, were being transported from the port of Stanley to Port Welshpool, Victoria onboard the vessel the Statesman overnight on Saturday January 30 when the …

3 years ago

Greenham Scholarship open

Study. Applications are now open for the 2016 Greenham AgriTas Scholarship. The winner will again receive $12,000 to help him or her undertake formal study towards a career in the dairy or beef industries. The scholarship is presented in partnership with Smithton’s AgriTas Trade College, of which Greenham Tasmania is a foundation partner. Offered yearly …

3 years ago
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