Research & Development

New members join Sheep Producers Australia policy council

SHEEP Producers Australia has welcomed new members to its policy council at its annual general meeting this week…Read More

Sheep Central, December 1, 2023

MLA managing director Jason Strong has resigned

MEAT and Livestock Australia managing director Jason Strong has resigned after nearly five years at the helm of the red meat industry’s research, development and marketing body…Read More

Sheep Central, November 30, 2023

Strategic policy specialist joins Sheep Producers Australia

STRATEGIC policy specialist Andrew Henderson has been elected to board of Sheep Producers Australia and Western Australian producer Bindi Murray has been reappointed…Read More

Sheep Central, November 30, 2023

First female chair for red meat processor R&D body

FLETCHER International Exports chief executive officer Melissa Fletcher has been elected as the first female chair of the Australian Meat Processor Corporation, the red meat processing sector’s research and development service delivery body…Read More

Jon Condon, November 28, 2023

New MLA directors elected at 2023 annual general meeting

A NEW director was elected to Meat & Livestock Australia’s board and a resolution to increase the aggregate amount of remuneration payable to directors was passed with the support of director proxy votes at the MLA annual general meeting in Bendigo last week…Read More

Sheep Central, November 27, 2023

Five new directors for meat processors’ R&D body AMPC

THE nation’s red meat processing research and development service provider – the Australian Meat Processor Corporation – has a new-look board after five new directors were appointed at the body’s annual general meeting this morning…Read More

Sheep Central, November 20, 2023

Carbon neutrality is goal of sheep supplement study

RESEARCH to define how methane-reducing supplements can be fed to sheep efficiently in paddocks is aimed at helping Australia’s flocks achieve carbon neutrality…Read More

Sheep Central, March 21, 2023

Sheep sustainability framework gets new leader

AUSTRALIA’S world-first sheep sustainability framework is set to be strengthened and its global profile elevated under new chair Queensland producer Verity Morgan-Schmidt…Read More

Terry Sim, November 17, 2021

NZ research refines sheep methane selection value

NEW Zealand researchers believe selection and breeding of low methane-emitting sheep can make a substantial contribution to mitigation of the greenhouse gas at a low cost to industry…Read More

Sheep Central, November 12, 2021

AWI WoolPoll supplementary levy rate of 2.5pc is ‘unnecessary’

AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation’s inclusion of 2.5 percent as the supplementary rate in the coming WoolPoll levy ballot has been branded as unnecessary and unjustified…Read More

Terry Sim, July 16, 2021

Better collaboration call on sheep research and development

AUSTRALIAN rural research and development corporations need to do better on collaborating on sheep projects, Meat & Livestock Australia managing director Jason Strong told the MerinoLink conference last week…Read More

Terry Sim, June 21, 2021

Livestock producer input wanted on south-east RD&A agenda

WANTED – sheep, cattle and goat producers who want to help direct the red meat and livestock research, development and adoption agenda in south-eastern Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, June 21, 2021

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