A $500,000 grant to establish a new directly-elected national body to represent Australian cattle producers is still sitting in a Government bank account unpaid more than a year after the funding was pledged.
In a media released issued this afternoon Cattle Council of Australia says it is committed to moving the organisation forward with a model that demonstrates increased transparency and increased representation across the beef industry.
Grassfed beef producers have two more weeks to apply for the Australian Institute of Company Directors course, funded through Cattle Council of Australia and Meat & Livestock Australia.
Cattle Council of Australia and Meat & Livestock Australia are offering seven places in a five-day Australian Institute of Company Directors course for grassfed cattle producers to develop their skills in corporate governance.
After holding its 2017 annual general meeting in Alice Springs earlier this week the Cattle Council of Australia has announced a Chief Executive Officer to replace Duncan Bremner, who resigned from the position in July.
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.
From 1 October 2017, sheep, goat and cattle producers will need to complete a Farm Biosecurity Plan (FBP) to maintain or obtain accreditation under the Livestock Production Assurance program (LPA).
It’s been two years since Cattle Council of Australia and various self-appointed grower groups agreed on a new restructure model to improve grassfed cattle producer representation in Australia. The sound of the reform process since that time: crickets.
A new financial literacy tool designed for Australian agriculture can help to transform how Australian beef producers operate their businesses, according to Cattle Council Chief Executive Officer, Duncan Bremner.
Producers selling cattle under the Pasturefed Cattle Assurance System (PCAS) now have more options for feeding cattle.