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22 September 2021
View news from Australia Farmers to tell UN that trade is key to sustainable food systems
Ahead of the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS), Cairns Group Farm Leaders (the Group) from Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Guatemala, New Zealand, Paraguay, South Africa and Uruguay has urged that the role of international trade...
View news from Australia Australian farmers lobby for stricter labels on faux meat
Australia's National Farmers Federation is calling for "truth in labelling" at a Senate Inquiry into faux meat products. ...
21 September 2021
View news from Australia Australian minister confident row with France won't derail EU talks
Australia's trade minister said on 20 September he would seek a meeting with France to ease tensions over Canberra's decision to scrap a $40 billion submarine deal, and was confident it would not cloud EU-Australia trade talks....
16 September 2021
View news from Australia Dairy Australia: You ask - we answer on heifer genomics
Have questions on heifer genomics? Want to hear what fellow farmers who are already using the technology have to say? Now you can, through a Dairy Australia podcast special event....
15 September 2021
View news from Australia Brazil ban expected to have limited impact on Australian beef
Brazil has suspended exports to China after discovering two cases of ‘atypical BSE’....
10 September 2021
View news from Australia Australian shoppers see the health benefits of red meat, says new research
The latest consumer sentiment research from Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) finds that health and nutrition are the top reasons people want to eat red meat. ...
09 September 2021
View news from Australia Australia’s grainfed beef not just for export markets
MLA’s quarterly grainfed production and consumption calculation estimates that for the second successive quarter, grainfed beef accounted for 50% of total Australian beef production, and more than half of domestically consumed beef....
24 August 2021
View news from Australia Australia greenlights ag-specific visa
Australia's National Farmers' Federation (NFF) has welcomed news that the government will deliver a long-sought agriculture-specific visa to shore up the workforce. ...
20 August 2021
View news from Australia Australia launches new smart energy guide for farmers
Australia's National Farmers Federation has partnered with Energy Efficiency Council to launch new guide on smart energy management....
19 August 2021
View news from Australia Australian farmers share how they are part of the climate solution with new initiative
A new initiative launched by Australia's National Farmers' Federation (NFF) is sharing stories of the climate action farmers are taking while continuing to produce the food and natural fibres we all depend on....
12 August 2021
View news from Australia AgDay 2021 challenges Australians to choose their own #AgVenture
On this year's AgDay, Friday 19 November, the NFF is challenging Australians to consider the career opportunities in agriculture and to embark on an #AgVenture....
11 August 2021
View news from Australia Latest IPCC report makes for "sobering reading", say's Australia's NFF
Despite the grim headlines generated by the latest IPCC report, National Farmers' Federation CEO Tony Mahar says that Australian farmers continue to lead the way in cutting emissions....
10 August 2021
View news from Australia Australia's NFF calls for stricter labelling standards for faux meat
In light of new research from Australia's meat and seafood sectors, the National Farmers' Federation is calling for action on food labelling laws to ensure that consumers are not misled. ...
03 August 2021
View news from Australia Climate change reducing farm profits by 23% in Australia
The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences’ (ABARES) latest Insights report examines the effects of recent and possible future changes in climate on the profitability of Australian farms....
02 August 2021
View news from Australia Filling the winter feed gap
In the humid subtropic regions of New South Wales, Australia, filling the winter feed gap is a challenge that many producers face when seeking to boost stocking rates and overall productivity on-farm....
30 July 2021
View news from Australia Tackling ticks through DNA
A new study indicates that eradication of the cattle tick in Australia is theoretically feasible. ...
View news from Australia Bright attitude, family mantra help Ruby overcome it all
“My grandfather always told me, ‘Ruby, you can learn something from everyone’, and that is something I remind myself about each and every day.”...
29 July 2021
View news from Australia Australia's dairy industry outlook looks positive
With farmer confidence and consumer optimism high, much of Australia’s dairy industry has been riding on a wave of positivity over the past few months, according to Dairy Australia’s June 2021 Situation and Outlook report. ...
View news from Australia Meat & Livestock Australia seeks cattle producer representative
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) is looking to elect a cattle producer representative to its Board Selection Committee for a three-year term....
22 July 2021
View news from Australia Australian farmers of all ages mark Farm Safety Week
Farm Safety Week Making farms safer from age 2 to 92....
09 July 2021
View news from Australia Australian Government report says global connectivity is better for ag, even in a pandemic
Despite the global economic shocks like those produced by the COVID-19 pandemic, agricultural sectors and economies overall are better off when exposed to international trade, the latest ABARES research paper shows....
08 July 2021
View news from Australia ’Unprecedented’ is our industry norm
There has been a huge amount of noise recently about the ‘unprecedented’ trade dynamic that we find ourselves in, with a global pandemic and trade increasingly being used as a political tool. ...
06 July 2021
View news from Australia Australia's farmers welcome border reopening plans
The Australian government has released a four-phase plan for re-opening international borders amid the COVID-19 pandemic....
05 July 2021
View news from Australia Australia's red meat levy payer register begins operating
Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) has this month commenced the development of the cattle and livestock Levy Payer Register....
01 July 2021
View news from Australia Australia's farmgate production set for a record-breaking $66.3 billion in 2021
Australia's farming sector has weathered upsets from COVID-19 and the changing international trade landscape and is on track for a record-breaking production output of $66.3 billion this year, according to recent ABARES analysis....
29 June 2021
View news from Australia Australia's meat sector hails UK trade deal as "historic"
The Australian red meat industry’s European market access priorities have received a real boost in the last fortnight with the agreement in-principle (AIP) of an Australia-United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement (A-UK FTA)....
24 June 2021
View news from Australia Big genomics data milked to feed the future
With support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, University of Queensland researchers are assisting smallholder milk producers in India with AI-based breeding technology....
23 June 2021
View news from Australia Research: getting a grip on the real causes of calf loss
The beef industry needs to adopt standard measures and protocols if it is to tackle the underlying causes of one of Northern Australia’s costliest problems, calf loss....
 
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