Feedgrain Focus: Market dips on trade sales

Sorghum has lost its premium to barley in a softer market this week as sowing of early winter crops gets going to send farmer selling into its usual hiatus…Read More

Guest Author, 11/04/2023

BeefEx kicks off after four-year hiatus + PICTURES

MORE than 600 lotfeeders and other grainfed industry stakeholders have taken to Brisbane’s RNA showgrounds for the biennial Beef Ex conference. The lotfeeding industry’s peak conference has had a four-year..Read More

Eric Barker and Jon Condon, 19/10/2022

Industry insight galore at ICMJ National Conference

For the first time the ICMJ National Conference will open its doors to the public to attend keynote seminars as part of the program to be held in Wagga Wagga, NSW…Read More

Beef Central, 06/06/2022

NT Govt faces ‘blowtorch’ over protection of pastoralist’s rights

After two years of COVID shutdowns and video streamed meetings, this was one speech that couldn’t be accused of “being on mute”…Read More

James Nason, 28/03/2022

WA Department acts on falsified lab reports

A 39-year-old veterinary practice manager has been ordered to pay $15,700 in fines and costs after falsifying laboratory reports for liver fluke testing as part of requirements to import horses into Western Australia…Read More

Beef Central, 19/03/2022

Feedgrain Focus: Prices surge on export shorts, transport

Prices for wheat, barley and sorghum have rallied this week, despite the sorghum harvest resuming after its rain delay…Read More

Liz Wells, 11/03/2022

Six scientists call out overcooked claims in Lancet study

“Very odd things are going on” with one of the world’s major scientific references for health and disease risk, a team of six scientists has found, after its authors failed to produce the data required to defend claims villifying red meat…Read More

James Nason, 02/03/2022

Vale John Landy

John Landy ran world record times as a runner, but was also ahead of his time as an agricultural scientist, former colleagues have remarked following the middle-distance running legend’s death at his home in Castlemaine, Victoria, last Thursday…Read More

James Nason, 28/02/2022

Applications open for next round of MLA Ambassadors training

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) is calling on people working across the red meat supply chain with a passion for telling the great stories about the industry to apply for the next round of the Ambassadors for the Red Meat Industry program…Read More

Guest Author, 21/01/2022

Create your own category, Littleproud urges plant protein manufacturers

Australia’s federal agriculture minister has urged manufacturers of plant protein products to focus on creating their own category rather than trying to copy meat…Read More

James Nason, 23/11/2021

Favourable conditions to strengthen national herd rebuild

MLA has lowered its expectations for cattle slaughter numbers for calendar year 2021, in its latest Industry Projections Update issued today. The extent of post-drought rain has resulted in slaughter forecasts being revised downward from 6.3m to 6m head for 2021 – the lowest figure in 36 years – as producers opt for rebuilding over selling cattle for slaughter…Read More

Beef Central, 15/11/2021

Meat definitions inquiry turns to pub tests and zero sum games

It was another big day of hearings for the Senate Inquiry into the definitions of meat yesterday, as Senators Susan McDonald (Nationals) and Lloyd Whish-Wilson (Australian Greens) put in a marathon shift with questions to 18 industry groups and businesses across a full-day zoom session…Read More

James Nason, 09/11/2021

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