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.
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.
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.
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.
How the rollout of the True Aussie Beef program is progressing in Australia’s largest beef export market.
Steakhouses are booming in Japan but one chain has added a clever twist that caters superbly to the country’s famous lunch time rush.
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.
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.
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 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.