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.
The independent implementation committee overseeing the creation of a single new body to represent Australian grassfed cattle producers nationally met in Sydney last week.
Beef producers only have a short time left to apply for the Australian Institute of Company Directors course, fully funded through Cattle Council of Australia and Meat & Livestock Australia.
Could 2017 be the year that delivers a long-planned new national grassfed cattle industry representative structure?
Cattle Council of Australia has this morning named a new CEO to replace Jed Matz who is stepping down after 10 years with the peak grassfed cattle producer representative body.
Feed manufacturers are now able to supply ‘PCAS-Approved’ feed and forage products to producers through the Pasturefed Cattle Assurance System.