MLA to roll-out expanded red meat producer mentoring program

Sheep Central, 24 March 2017

SHEEP meat, goat and beef producer knowledge, attitudes, skills and aspirations have been boosted in a mentoring pilot to be expanded by Meat & Livestock Australia this year.

National lamb slaughter higher in January despite price rises

Sheep Central, 15 March 2017

NATIONAL lamb slaughter increased in January this year, despite grid and saleyard price indicators also rising on year-on-year bases.

Sheep producers face ‘best year yet,’ Melbourne forum told

Guest Author, 09 March 2017

Sheep producers could be in for their best year yet according to predictions made at an MLA forum in Melbourne today.

Can you use ‘A Leg Up’ through a new mentoring project?

Sheep Central, 27 February 2017

NEW agricultural industry mentoring program ‘A Leg Up’ is looking for people willing to work on its steering committee, act as mentors or who are interested in being mentored.

Sheepmeat body notes processor reaction to $150m MLA plan

Terry Sim, 24 February 2017

AUSTRALIA’S leading sheep meat producer body is closely monitoring the rejection by processors of Meat & Livestock Australia’s initial plan to fast-track objective carcase measurement into abattoirs across the nation.

NSW saleyard lamb prices dip as Bendigo rates lift despite quality

Sheep Central, 22 February 2017

SALEYARD lamb prices started to generally retreat from record levels this week, as more lambs were offered and buyers showed resistance to current rates.

MLA dances lamb into Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras + VIDEO

Terry Sim, 21 February 2017

MEAT & Livestock Australia’s is sponsoring the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras with a partnership promoting the ‘We Love Our Lamb’ brand.

Slaughter lamb prices surge as saleyard offerings dip

Sheep Central, 15 February 2017

LAMB prices surged in major saleyards his week, with strong domestic and export processor demand for reduced yardings in some big New South Wales and Victorian centres.

Goat meat prices and exports start strong in 2017

Sheep Central, 13 February 2017

AUSTRALIAN goat meat prices are continuing to push higher as exports increase. Meat & Livestock Australia said national over-the-hook goat indicators averaged 614c/kg cwt in January, reaching top quotes of 700c/kg cwt during the month.

Sheep and goat producer group on-farm research project call

Sheep Central, 10 February 2017

SHEEP, goat and beef producer groups can apply for up to $25,000 to run local projects aimed at validating the on-farm benefits of integrating Meat & Livestock Australia’s research findings and innovations into their businesses.