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20 January 2022
View news from Australia Australia develops infant formula, toddler milk market
Infant Nutrition Council received $160,000...
19 January 2022
View news from Australia Australian supply chain shortages impact red meat
Slaughter down, prices stable...
04 January 2022
View news from Australia Study finds heat-tolerant cows could boost dairy milk production
The researchers have identified five genes strongly associated with heat tolerance in dairy cows...
30 December 2021
View news from Australia CSIRO confirms nutritional efficiency of Australian beef
The study provides benchmark figures for protein and its contribution to the food supply...
27 December 2021
View news from Australia Liver disease impacts feedlot bottom line, Australian study
If more than 20% of an animal’s liver is affected by abscesses, the feedlot’s bottom line will be impacted...
View news from Australia MLA: Scanning the globe for the best BRD diagnostic tools
When it comes to Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD), MLA’s latest research has taken a global approach, partnering with universities, research institutes and technology providers from across the world to find the most effective methods for diagnosis in...
24 December 2021
View news from Australia How liver disease is impacting feedlots’ bottom line
A recent project out of south-east Queensland has provided lot feeders with a range of insights into the effect of liver defects on carcase characteristics, performance and health of feedlot cattle. ...
23 December 2021
View news from Australia Bega Cheese shares plummet as COVID-19 impact prompts profit warning
Shares in the Australian company dropped by as much as 9.3% ...
20 December 2021
View news from Australia Australian red meat industry shows strong support for A-UK FTA
The Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement was signed 17 December...
09 December 2021
View news from Australia Is seaweed a sustainable solution to livestock production
With ruminant livestock like cattle and sheep producing just over 10 percent of Australia’s total greenhouse gas emissions, scientists at the University of New England (UNE) are continuing to find innovative ways to reduce methane in food production...
26 November 2021
View news from Australia Favourable year for Australian dairy producers
After several challenging years, Australian dairy farmers finally had a year of favourable weather, which made for positive operating conditions on the farm. ...
24 November 2021
View news from Australia Continued strength in Australian lot feed cattle market
Cattle on feed numbers are 10% above the five-year average...
View news from Australia Dairy code compliance an issue in Australia
Increased enforcement necessary ...
19 November 2021
View news from Australia Favourable conditions to strengthen Australia's herd rebuild
Above average rainfall is predicted for all major cattle regions over the next three months...
09 November 2021
View news from Australia AHDB explores impact of UK-Australia free trade agreement
The agreement is the first negotiated from scratch...
04 November 2021
View news from Australia Phosphorus – the time to act is now
For many regions in northern Australia, phosphorus (P) deficiency is a serious nutritional issue for beef herds and can cause major losses in productivity and profitability. ...
03 November 2021
View news from Australia Survey: sustainable practices commonplace on Australian farms
The majority of farmers surveyed in an ABARES study are using sustainable land management practices to improve the natural resource base and drought resilience....
29 October 2021
View news from Australia US sees spike in contaminated Australian meat shipments
US food safety officials have blocked a rising number of meat shipments from Australia since 2019 due to fecal contamination, straining trade relations between the two countries, according to documents reviewed by Reuters....
27 October 2021
View news from Australia Australian farmers respond to government commitment to net zero carbon emissions
Australia's National Farmers Federation (NFF) welcomes the government's strategy for delivering net zero carbon emissions....
26 October 2021
View news from Australia Australia's NFF hits back against "anti livestock agenda" ahead of COP26
National Farmers Federation President Fiona Simson is hitting back against the "anti livestock agenda" in the background of the upcoming UN Climate Conference in Glasgow. ...
20 October 2021
View news from Australia MLA: red meat industry's state of play
The Australian red meat industry demonstrated its strength and resilience in 2020. ...
15 October 2021
View news from Australia "We can’t afford to get this wrong," Aussie farmers say about climate goals
The bright and prosperous future of farmers and regional Australians depends on the Government getting its climate change commitments right, says Australia's National Farmers Federation (NFF). ...
12 October 2021
View news from Australia "Farmers want Kyoto ledger squared," says Australia's NFF
National Farmers Federation President Fiona Simson says while Australian farmers continue to lead the world in improved sustainability and emissions reduction it is time to address the inequities of the past....
11 October 2021
View news from Australia Australia rejigs its Emissions Reduction Fund methods for 2022
Australia's National Farmers Federation (NFF) has welcomed the government's new Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) method priorities, saying that they allow farmers to adopt a "whole of farm approach" when addressing agricultural emissions....
04 October 2021
View news from Australia Australian farmers welcome dedicated ag-worker visa
Australia's National Farmers Federation is celebrating the Governor General signing legislation that creates a dedicated agriculture visa....
30 September 2021
View news from Australia Meat & Livestock Australia explore industry impacts in new webinar series
A series of insightful and engaging webinars for the red meat and livestock industry will begin in October, as part of Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) annual updates program....
28 September 2021
View news from Australia Australia's ag minister voices support for sector at UN
Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has made the case for Australian agriculture at the United Nations. ...
27 September 2021
View news from Australia Predicting future key to irrigation efficiency for Australian dairy farmer
As a volunteer rural firefighter, Peter Williams is used to checking weather forecasts often. As part of that role, it’s important to predict upcoming fire danger from wind, but it’s the predicted rainfall that he’s more concerned with on the Williams’...
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