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Chris Howie: One cattle market, many thoughts

Regular market commentator and RMA CEO Chris Howie offers his best guess on where we are currently sitting in cattle and sheep market cycles. ..Read More

‘To be frank and politically correct at the same time is difficult.. so I will be frank’

The chair of a United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation sub-committee has delivered an impassioned defence of livestock at a UN Food Systems Summit event this week, while calling out interest groups for attempting to sideline the importance of meat in UN food policy setting recommendations…Read More

Australian beef key to cutting global hunger and carbon: Cattle Australia

An international study has further highlighted the crucial role Australia’s beef industry will play in addressing both the world’s food security and climate challenges…Read More

More than 1000 scientists sign Dublin Declaration

An article in the Nature Food journal published this week highlights the crucial societal role that meat and other animal source foods will continue to play in our foreseeable future…Read More

Farmer-led political party emerges in Ireland to fight against current emissions policies

A farmer-led political movement appears to be in full swing in Europe as a group of Irish farmers form a party to contest the country’s next local elections in 2024…Read More

Leading cell-based meat expert speaks on recent study on its environmental impact

A fresh study on the environmental impacts of lab-grown meat has led an internationally recognised expert on the future of cell-based protein, Professor Paul Wood, AO, to confirm the economics of producing lab-grown meat at scale “just won’t work” and will be less sustainable than traditional red meat production systems…Read More

Cattle Australia director spotlight: James Bowie   

Cattle Australia director James Bowie on why he stood for national representation, what he sees as key issues confronting Australian cattle producers and his thoughts on where the future of the Australian beef cattle industry currently stands. ..Read More

What can we learn from a 6000-year-old farm? 

In response to the question ‘is livestock agriculture sustainable?’, Devenish Lands at Dowth in Ireland offers a compelling answer…Read More

Livestock systems “too precious” to become victim of simplification, reductionism

Scientific evidence confirming the role meat and livestock plays in well-functioning human diets and environmental landscapes is laid out in a special peer-reviewed edition of the scientific journal Animal Frontiers published today…Read More

From basic nutrition to billion-dollar bonds, the two worlds of ag sustainability

As the world aims to figure out what a sustainable future for agriculture looks like, two completely different sets of priorities are beginning to collide…Read More

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