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18 April 2018
View news from Australia Two Aussie Abattoirs Permitted to Export Beef to Malaysia Again, Others Still Locked Out
AUSTRALIA - Two Australian abattoirs have been allowed to recommence trade with Malaysia while others remain locked out, eight months after a temporary ban was put in place....
04 April 2018
View news from Australia AACo Abattoir, Beef Business Under Review as Profits Slide
AUSTRALIA - Three years after opening its $100 million abattoir near Darwin, Australia's largest cattle company has launched a review into the underperforming asset....
13 March 2018
View news from Australia Vietnam Woos Aussie Beef by Investing More on Cattle Welfare
AUSTRALIA - Growing demand for Australian cattle has prompted Vietnam's processing sector to invest millions in abattoir training facilities to improve animal welfare....
08 March 2018
View news from Australia Rabobank: Big Dry Leads Farmers to Sell Cattle
AUSTRALIA - Cattle farmers have stopped restocking their herds and are selling more cattle for slaughter because of dry conditions in many regions of Australia, says agribusiness banking specialist Rabobank....
07 March 2018
View news from Australia Import Tariffs on Aussie Beef Set to Fall
AUSTRALIA - The United States has pulled out of the original Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, and while some see that as a problem, for farmers in Australia it is an opportunity....
06 March 2018
View news from Australia Australia's Largest Privately Owned Cattle Enterprise Up for Sale
AUSTRALIA - Australia's largest privately owned cattle company has been advertised for sale, with industry experts suggesting the company's broad portfolio of beef assets could be worth $1 billion....
27 February 2018
View news from Australia Cracking the Genetic Code for Complex Traits in Cattle
AUSTRALIA - A massive global study involving 58,000 cattle has pinpointed the genes that influence the complex genetic trait of height in cattle, opening the door for researchers to use the same approach to map high-value traits including those important...
12 February 2018
View news from Australia Federal Court Rules Controversial Cattle Genome Patent Invalid
AUSTRALIA - Australia's cattle industry has scored a win against the US-based owners over a patent application it feared would put the brakes on improvement in Australia's cattle herd....
16 January 2018
View news from Australia Processors Set to Cash in on Super Demand in Beef Cycle
AUSTRALIA - Meat processors are set to cash in on favourable world market conditions in the coming year, according to a beef industry analyst....
12 January 2018
View news from Australia Aussie Farmers Facing Threat from Growing Popularity of 'Substitute' Meat, Dairy Products
AUSTRALIA - Australian beef and dairy farmers are facing a growing threat from the emerging global taste for "substitute" meat and milk products which are often derived from plants and nuts rather than animals....
10 January 2018
View news from Australia Tough Beef Market Pushes Live Cattle Exporter into Red
AUSTRALIA - An Australian live cattle export company says it has lost money on shipments in order to maintain customers in Asian markets, as it grapples with continuing high beef prices....
06 December 2017
View news from Australia Victoria: ACCC Fails to Deliver Entire Supply Chain Solution
AUSTRALIA - The United Dairyfarmers of Victoria has pushed for action to address power imbalances between milk processors and supermarket retailers following the release last week (Thursday, 30 November) of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission...
30 November 2017
View news from Australia Resource in the Toolbox for Victoria Dairy Farmers
AUSTRALIA - United Dairy Farmers of Victoria acknowledges the end of the tender process for the Commodity Milk Price Index, representing a step towards another resource for dairy farmers. Victoria’s peak dairy group supports the development of resources...
17 November 2017
View news from Australia Queensland Dairy Farmers Could be Paid More for Their Product
AUSTRALIA - As Queensland dairy farmers struggle to stay afloat amid unsustainably low milk prices, there are hopes a new milk factory on the Darling Downs might throw a lifeline to at least some of them....
16 November 2017
View news from Australia Australian Dairy Giant Reaches Settlement with ASIC
AUSTRALIA - Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited and MG Responsible Entity Limited (MGRE) have agreed a settlement with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) in relation to ASIC’s investigation into Murray Goulburn’s conduct...
09 November 2017
View news from Australia Harvey Beef Clocks A$1M Loss Amid High Cattle Price Pain
AUSTRALIA - Harvey Beef has reported a $1.021 million loss for the year despite an increase in sales, reflecting the pain high cattle prices are causing Australian meat processors....
02 November 2017
View news from Australia Queensland Beef Roads Funding Welcomed
AUSTRALIA - The sealing of a section of the Clermont to Alpha Road is a welcome step towards delivering on an important national initiative that will make it safer and easier to transport cattle to markets, AgForce said today. ...
16 October 2017
View news from Australia Beef Producers Embracing Best Management Practices
AUSTRALIA - More than 2000 Queensland cattle producers managing more than 28 million hectares of land have now adopted the Grazing Best Management Practices (BMP) programme to boost their budget bottom line and showcase their environmental credentials,...
11 October 2017
View news from Australia Aussie Beef Prices on the Rise
AUSTRALIA - Australian beef prices are rising for the first time in five months as rains across key livestock-producing regions bring relief to farmers, ending months of distressed sales of animals following one of the worst droughts in decades....
22 September 2017
View news from Australia Scientists, Farmers Work Together to Wipe Out African Lovegrass
AUSTRALIA - A partnership between QUT, the NSW Government and farmers could lead to the eventual eradication of the highly invasive African lovegrass threatening pastures and native grasslands Australia-wide....
01 September 2017
View news from Australia HK Businessman Buys Majority Stake in Aussie Beef Processor
AUSTRALIA - Hong Kong businessman Hui Wing Mau has purchased the majority stake in Australian meat processing company Bindaree Beef Group, the company said Friday....
30 August 2017
View news from Australia Size Matters When Innovating Dairy Products
AUSTRALIA - Imagine low-fat cream that's easier to whip, cold butter that's more spreadable, and dairy cream powders that can be tailored for a range of products from milk to cheese to yoghurts....
23 August 2017
View news from Australia Pimelea Cattle Poisoning Researchers Collecting Samples
AUSTRALIA - Queensland cattle producers are being encouraged to collect Pimelea plant samples and assist scientists who are researching ways to stop cattle being poisoned by the toxic plant....
21 August 2017
View news from Australia University of Queensland Researchers Unlock Cheesemaking Secret
AUSTRALIA - Researchers say their new knowledge on the inner workings of a bacterium has important implications for Australia's billion dollar cheese industry....
01 August 2017
View news from Australia Aussie Mozzarella Cheese to be Exported to China for First Time
AUSTRALIA - Australian mozzarella cheese from Victoria will be exported to China for the first time, it was announced on Tuesday....
27 July 2017
View news from Australia Cattle Producers Sought for Reef Grazing Innovation Project
AUSTRALIA - Queensland cattle producers in Great Barrier Reef catchment areas are being encouraged to take part in an innovation project that aims to improve Reef water quality outcomes and increase farm profitability....
25 July 2017
View news from Australia ‘Paddock to Plate’ Beef Business Showcases Sustainable Farm Practices
AUSTRALIA - A Queensland ‘paddock to plate’ beef business is showcasing the benefits of adopting a best management practices program to improve their productivity and demonstrate their environmental credentials to consumers....
07 July 2017
View news from Australia High-tech Ear Tags Tracking Aussie Live Export Cattle
AUSTRALIA - Technology monitoring Australian livestock in Vietnamese feedlots and abattoirs is being expanded in Australia so stock can be traced from conception to consumption....
 
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