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How beef R&D dollars punch above their weight

James Nason, 13 September 2018

Marketing or research – which should get the biggest share of grower levy funds?

MLA’s Paddock to Plate Story heads on tour

Beef Central, 03 September 2018

Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) virtual reality Paddock to Plate Story will hit the road to showcase Australia’s red meat production systems to schools and local communities across Australia.

Calf Alert accuracy improves

Beef Central, 29 June 2018

The development of a device that provides the date and location of calving within 24 hours to help researchers address the problem of calf loss in extensive beef production systems, has taken a significant step forward.

Experience with Pasture dieback? Let MLA know

James Nason, 28 June 2018

Scientists searching for the cause of the pasture dieback phenomenon spreading in Queensland are asking producers with experience in managing the problem to share their knowledge. 

Ireland’s simple message on beef genetics: “a common data platform makes complete sense”

James Nason, 22 May 2018

15 years ago Ireland’s beef cattle industry came together and made a decision that is now credited with having improved Irish cattle farmer profitability by $100 per head. Australia has the same opportunity if the industry is prepared to share genetic data, an Irish leader told producers at Beef 2018.

Why genomics is a powerful science for our cattle (and how crush-side genotyping could be here soon)

Beef Central, 22 May 2018

Unsure what genomics could mean for Australian cattle in future? At a Meat & Livestock Australia-hosted genetics forum at Beef 2018 in Rockhampton, leading geneticist Dr Ben Hayes from the University of Queensland gave producers a brief history of how genetic science has been applied to livestock production and why genomics is seen as a major game changer that can help to accelerate genetic gain in future.

Applications for MLA sponsorship of producer events close Friday 20 April 2018

Beef Central, 11 April 2018

Organisers of events aimed at helping commercial red meat producers to increase the productivity, sustainability and profitability of their enterprises have until next Friday, April 20, to apply for event sponsorship from Meat & Livestock Australia of up to $10,000. 

Beef 2018: Global beef insights from MLA’s international managers

Beef Central, 29 March 2018

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) will bring its annual Global Markets Forum to a Beef Australia expo for the first time at Beef 2018 in Rockhampton in May.

Playing to Aussie beef’s strengths in Japan

James Nason, 16 March 2018

How the rollout of the True Aussie Beef program is progressing in Australia’s largest beef export market.

Steaks without chairs: a booming trend in Japan

Guest Author, 09 March 2018

Steakhouses are booming in Japan but one chain has added a clever twist that caters superbly to the country’s famous lunch time rush.