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Japan drops age restrictions on US beef, as trade access pressure grows

Japan has dropped age restrictions on US slaughter cattle, a move some analysts suggest may impact ground beef markets in the US…Read More

Jon Condon, May 20, 2019

Aus beef emissions down 57pc from 2006

The Australian beef industry now has the data to prove it is improving its care of natural resources, animals and people, through the ongoing Australian Beef Sustainability Framework process…Read More

Beef Central, May 21, 2019

Dry weather impacts Elders half-year profit and earnings

Drought conditions across large parts of eastern Australia have impacted Elders’ half-year results announced today, with statutory net profit down $14 million from the same period last year to $27.4 million…Read More

Beef Central, May 20, 2019

NSW Farmers releases “A-Z of farm safety”

Tips for improving health and safety on the farm have been spelled out in a new A-Z guide Farm Safety Manual launched today in Dubbo…Read More

Beef Central, May 21, 2019

New eco-friendly solution to fight Parkinsonia

A new, environmentally friendly tool to manage Parkinsonia is now available to landholders, in what is a major development in the fight against the noxious woody weed…Read More

Meat & Livestock Australia, May 21, 2019

Australia votes for a red meat nation: RMAC

Meat and livestock industry representative bodies have welcomed the Federal Coalition’s election victory, with the Red Meat Advisory Council saying the result signals the importance of a policy agenda that is fundamental to Australia’s love of red meat…Read More

Beef Central, May 20, 2019

Coalition election win met with relief across livestock export trade

The Coalition Government’s federal election win has been met with relief, but not complacency, by supporters of Australia’s livestock export trade…Read More

Terry Sim, May 20, 2019

Johne’s Disease: What to expect when you’re detecting

With a positive detection for Johne’s disease (JD) on a New South Wales north coast cattle stud having been confirmed by NSW DPI, questions about what this means for properties with a confirmed clinical case of JD have been asked, particularly in relation to the relatively new framework for management of the disease…Read More

Beef Central, May 20, 2019

No tidal wave of consumers turning to veganism

“Anti‑meat extremism” may have recently spiked in news headlines, but there’s no tidal wave of consumers turning to veganism, according to MLA’s consumer insights…Read More

Guest Author, May 17, 2019

Recruitment: Does your business really need an employee induction program?

Whether yours is a small cattle-producing business or a larger organisation somewhere along the red meat supply chain, you’ll need an employee induction program. When a new employee commences, it’s important that they quickly understand their role and responsibilities – and a good induction program gets them off to a great start…Read More

Jon Condon, May 17, 2019

People on the Move: Appointments, retirements, achievements

Former ACC processing exec moves on to exporting/trading project | Ex-AA Co feedlot and Wagyu manager joins Hancock | Elders new head of northern property | Heritage Seeds appoints MD | New head of property valuation for CBRE | New project officer at MINTRAC | New FIRB board member…Read More

Jon Condon, May 16, 2019

Australians come together to improve animal welfare

A recently launched University of Queensland initiative, The Animal Welfare Collaborative, has brought together more than 60 groups to work towards a shared goal—to make Australia a global leader in animal welfare…Read More

Beef Central, May 16, 2019

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