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Ireland’s simple message on beef genetics: “a common data platform makes complete sense”

James Nason, 22 May 2018

15 years ago Ireland’s beef cattle industry came together and made a decision that is now credited with having improved Irish cattle farmer profitability by $100 per head. Australia has the same opportunity if the industry is prepared to share genetic data, an Irish leader told producers at Beef 2018.

Why genomics is a powerful science for our cattle (and how crush-side genotyping could be here soon)

Beef Central, 22 May 2018

Unsure what genomics could mean for Australian cattle in future? At a Meat & Livestock Australia-hosted genetics forum at Beef 2018 in Rockhampton, leading geneticist Dr Ben Hayes from the University of Queensland gave producers a brief history of how genetic science has been applied to livestock production and why genomics is seen as a major game changer that can help to accelerate genetic gain in future.

Applications for MLA sponsorship of producer events close Friday 20 April 2018

Beef Central, 11 April 2018

Organisers of events aimed at helping commercial red meat producers to increase the productivity, sustainability and profitability of their enterprises have until next Friday, April 20, to apply for event sponsorship from Meat & Livestock Australia of up to $10,000. 

Beef 2018: Global beef insights from MLA’s international managers

Beef Central, 29 March 2018

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) will bring its annual Global Markets Forum to a Beef Australia expo for the first time at Beef 2018 in Rockhampton in May.

Playing to Aussie beef’s strengths in Japan

James Nason, 16 March 2018

How the rollout of the True Aussie Beef program is progressing in Australia’s largest beef export market.

Steaks without chairs: a booming trend in Japan

Guest Author, 09 March 2018

Steakhouses are booming in Japan but one chain has added a clever twist that caters superbly to the country’s famous lunch time rush.

Red meat industry can be carbon-neutral by 2030, says MLA

Beef Central, 22 November 2017

Australia’s red meat industry can become carbon neutral by 2030, putting it head and shoulders above its global competitors, MLA managing director Richard Norton told the company’s AGM in Alice Springs this afternoon.

Reminder producer representatives sought for MLA Board Selection Committee

Beef Central, 06 September 2017

Red meat producers are being reminded that candidates are being sought to fill three producer representative positions on the Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) Board Selection Committee.

Casino forum: Invitations lost in the ether – Update

Beef Central, 17 August 2017

Our article yesterday “Casino meeting to focus on Johne’s and producer representation” reported that an invitation had been extended to Meat & Livestock Australia to attend and address this coming Monday’s producer meeting.

Cattle Council to receive $1.9m from MLA, project to upskill producer leadership

James Nason, 15 August 2017

Cattle Council of Australia and Meat & Livestock Australia have today finalised a new two year project through which the peak industry council will receive $1.9m in levy-funding from MLA to conduct specific project work, focused specifically on developing grassfed producer leadership skills.