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Drink beer, eat beef, save the world

A unique research collaboration between a brewery and the red meat industry is helping to highlight the potential role both beer and beef can play in achieving carbon neutrality targets…Read More

James Nason, 28/10/2021

People on the Move: Appointments, retirements, achievements

Organics pioneer Alister Ferguson parts company with Arcadian | New skill-sets appearing on ALFA council | End of the road nears for Angus Australia chief executive | New livestock role at AA Co | Scott McDouall moves on from Mort & Co | Allflex, Coopers expand feedlot team | Supply chain award to Woolworths project manager | Future industry leader embraces innovation..Read More

Jon Condon, 28/10/2021

Competition still red hot as EYCI reaches another record

A surge in demand from both restockers and lotfeeders has been credited for the benchmark Eastern Young Cattle Indicator climbing to another record this week…Read More

Eric Barker, 28/10/2021

Major MLA project plans to accelerate farm mapping and feed budgeting

MLA is planning a major digital farm service roll out aimed at accelerating adoption of object measurement technology for feed budgeting on-farm…Read More

James Nason, 27/10/2021

China trade sanctions demonstrate Australian agriculture’s ability to adjust

A new study has found a series of trade sanctions imposed by China has had little impact on the Australian beef industry, with the world market helping find new markets…Read More

Eric Barker, 27/10/2021

QLD state farm organisation warns anti-agriculture activists to stop spreading lies ahead of COP26

As Australia gears up for COP26 dialogue in Glasgow, Queensland state farm organsation AgForce has fired a warning shot at Greenpeace activists, following malicious accusations suggesting that Queensland is a “deforestation hotspot.”
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Beef Central, 27/10/2021

Phosphorus ships months behind schedule with high-demand wet season period looming

A shortage of an important supplement for the northern cattle industry has emerged, with ships carrying phosphorus months behind schedule and prices rising considerably…Read More

Eric Barker, 26/10/2021

High cattle values bolster MLA revenues despite low herd numbers

Despite national cattle slaughter rates dropping to a 35 year low, revenue streams for Meat & Livestock remained largely resilient in 2020-21…Read More

James Nason, 26/10/2021

Will slaughter cattle with sustainability credentials attract price premiums?

Will there be premiums on offer for slaughter cattle with sustainability credentials? The topic came up during questiontime in MLA’s ‘Impact through sustainability innovations’ webinar held yesterday..Read More

Jon Condon, 26/10/2021

Beef with labels detracts from growth for all: FIAL

Differing opinions about who in the protein space can label their product as meat should not distract from the massive growth opportunities available for animal, plant-based and alternative protein, says FIAL head Mirjana Prica…Read More

Liz Wells, 26/10/2021

Agriculture groups react to Nationals’ net zero resolution

The National Party has come to a resolution on the debate over a net zero emissions by 2050 target and it has drawn a mixed reaction from politicians and lobby groups…Read More

Beef Central, 25/10/2021

Sneak-peek into AA Co’s sustainability strategy

Next month’s release of the Australian Agricultural Co’s half-year results will also see the launch of the company’s first end-to-end sustainability strategy. “And it’s going to create a good deal of interest in agriculture, especially in the red meat industry,” said CEO and managing director Hugh Killen, who offered a sneak-peek of the strategy to a Brisbane gathering of Agribusiness Australia members last week…Read More

Susan Webster, 25/10/2021

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