Processing Dates July 2016

Due to recent high rainfall throughout Central Queensland & Northern & Western New South Wales, livestock numbers received onto plant have been impacted. NCMC will therefore be operating under the following schedule. Beef & Veal Slaughter Floors Monday 11th July to Thursday 14th July 2016 – no processing Friday 15th July 2016 – processing on… Read more »

NCMC Christmas Schedule

Administration Office Hours Closed 24th December Open 4th – 8th December from 8am till 3pm Normal office hours from the 11th December Slaughtering Last Beef Kill 16th December and will resume on the 11th January 2016 Last Veal Kill 18th December and will resume 11th January 2016 Livestock Receivals will commence Sunday 10th January 2016… Read more »

Grazing BMP

Grazing Best Management Practices  NCMC is proud to be supporting its producer members by participating in the Grazing Best Management Practice (Grazing BMP) over the Northern Rivers. The project has started in the region with a mixture of one-on-one or via group assessments. The Grazing BMP program is a voluntary, industry led process which helps… Read more »

Richard Hart – Young Beef Producer Forum Roma

The NCMC would like to congratulate Richard Hart who won our sponsorship prize at the NCMC & NAB Next Gen Farmer & Social Media evening to attend the Young Beef Producer Forum at Roma 18th – 21st November 2015. Below is a link to Richards summary on the Forum that he has presented to the NCMC…. Read more »

NCMC Foods Veal Carcase Competition

POSITIONING veal as a red meat category with the same consumer recognition as beef and lamb with the MSA stamp of approval is the big-picture thinking behind an innovative new carcase competition. Producer-owned and MSA licensed processor, the Northern Co-operative Meat Company (NCMC) has launched its inaugural veal carcase competition, open to all veal producers… Read more »

Richmond River Country Council – Flood information webpage

The Richmond River County Council has launched a new website to help residents, businesses and farmers in the Richmond River catchment keep their heads above water. The site is a collaborative project between the Ballina Shire Council, Bureau of Meteorology, Floodplain Management Association, Kyogle Council, Lismore City Council, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, NSW… Read more »

AGM – NCMC makes a profit

Casino’s Northern Co-operative meat company Ltd has posted a $23m profit before tax for the 2015 financial year. Chairman, John Seccombe has attributed the results to a number of factors including, the continuing drought-induced turnoff of cattle. “This is a great result for the Co-operative as we plan to heavily re-invest in our processing facilities…. Read more »

Farm Business Skills & Professional Program

As part of the NSW Government’s $300 million Drought Strategy, a $45 million Farm Business Skills Professional Development Program has been developed to support farm business in all conditions, but particularly in relation to preparing for and responding to drought. The Minister for Primary Industries, Lands and Water, Niall Blair, announced the first stage of… Read more »

Curfews for receiving of Livestock

As of the Sunday 30th August NCMC will be introducing “Curfew Times” for the receival and unloading of livestock. This has become necessary to ensure that we meet legislative requirements. Part of the changes will see all “Approved Visitors Cards” cancelled and the phone system used to enter & exit the site so we can… Read more »

Producers benefit from Co-op

Members of Northern Co‐operative Meat Company Ltd (NCMC), the only farmer owned beef, veal and pork processing Co‐operative in Australia, will be enjoying the financial benefits of supply chain integration after the NCMC Board resolved to pay an additional incentive of approx. $3 million to its 1300 producer members. In a newsletter sent to members… Read more »