Worsening drought conditions in Queensland are set to further exacerbate the expected two-speed recovery of the Australian cattle herd.
The winds of change are sweeping through the global beef trade, with significant access relaxations in many key importing countries over their attitudes to risk associated with BSE and Foot & Mouth Disease.
MLA has launched its latest beef marketing campaign, demonstrating to Australian consumers how quick and easy beef is to prepare. A key element of the campaign is an impassioned address to the nation, featuring Australian icon Dame Edna.
Sales of imported beef in South Korea are rising sharply in response to recent disease outbreaks in domestic livestock operations, South Korean media has reported.
As attention focuses on the pros and cons of introducing US-style mandatory price reporting legislation in Australia’s beef cattle industry, questions around what true price transparency is, and how it would work in practice, continue to court debate.
The Australian cattle herd is expected to increase in 2017 for the first time in three years, up three percent year-on-year to 26.9 million head, according to MLA’s 2017 Cattle Industry projections released today.
Australian live cattle exports are forecast to fall by 24 percent this year, due to constrained cattle supplies, historically high cattle prices and impacts on demand in key markets.
Meat & Livestock Australia has released the latest results from the regular global beef agri benchmark network study for 2016.
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has today launched its latest lamb marketing campaign which puts lamb at the forefront of celebrating modern Australia and who we are as a nation.
India has returned to become the global leader for bovine meat (beef and buffalo meat/carabeef) exports by volume in 2016, according to Meat & Livestock Australia.