Red meat exporters seek details on $110m ag airfreight initiative

AUSTRALIA’S red meat sector has welcomed the Federal Government’s $110m funding commitment to secure secure freight flights into key export markets, but  exporters are awaiting clarification on how it will work…Read More

Terry Sim, April 1, 2020

New award to recognise quality sheep and goat meat

SUSTAINABLE and ethical sheep and goat meat producers responding to consumer demand for high quality products will be recognised by a new Australian food industry award…Read More

Sheep Central, March 2, 2020

Meat Business Women to launch national gender balance report

GLOBAL networking group, Meat Business Women, hopes to launch a global state of the nation report on current gender balance within the industry at the World Meat Congress in Cancun, Mexico on 12 June…Read More

Sheep Central, February 24, 2020

Demand and supply will keep sheep and lamb prices up

AUSTRALIAN lamb exports are forecast to break records again due to robust international demand, Meat & Livestock Australia said today…Read More

Sheep Central, February 11, 2020

MLA decides to ‘share the lamb’ after Australia Day + VIDEO

MEAT & Livestock Australia has launched its summer lamb campaign weeks later than its usual widely anticipated pre-Australia Day promotion launch, prompting criticism it has “missed the mark” for holiday sales…Read More

Terry Sim, January 28, 2020

AMG completes deal to purchase Cootamundra abattoir

VETERAN meat processor Joe Catalfamo’s Australian Meat Group has confirmed its purchase of the mothballed Cootamundra beef and sheep meat abattoir on the New South Wales south-west slopes…Read More

Jon Condon, January 22, 2020

WA online tool analyses flock composition profitability

RECENT Western Australian analysis of the profits inherent in minimising ewe mortality has underpinned the release of an innovative flock composition tool…Read More

Sheep Central, December 13, 2019

NAB survey highlights lamb strength and drought impact

LAMB and mutton sector resilience has failed to offset a flattening of agribusiness conditions due to seasonal conditions in the last quarter of 2019, according to the latest NAB Agribusiness..Read More

Terry Sim, December 9, 2019

MLA launches accelerated adoption initiative for levy payers

SHEEP, cattle and goat levy-payers can get a wide range of Meat & Livestock Australia’s products and services delivered directly at no cost under its accelerated adoption initiative…Read More

Sheep Central, December 2, 2019

Sheep Producers Australia CEO departs after 15 months

SHEEP Producers Australia has announced the departure today of its first chief executive officer, Graham Smith, after he served just 15 months in the position…Read More

Terry Sim, November 29, 2019

Rodwell Edenhope sale sets Victorian first cross ewe record

YOUNG first cross ewes sold for a Victorian record price of $388 at Rodwell’s Edenhope sale yesterday and ewe lambs made to $340…Read More

Terry Sim, November 15, 2019

Sheep producer questions Agriculture Victoria staff changes

LEADING Victorian sheep meat industry representative Tim Leeming has called for wide producer consultation on proposed changes at Agriculture Victoria centres…Read More

Terry Sim, November 13, 2019

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