MLA leader calls for red meat unity to lift profits and productivity

AUSTRALIA’S red meat and livestock industry must continue to unite along the supply chain to improve sector profitability and productivity, Meat & Livestock Australia managing director Jason Strong said this week…Read More

Sheep Central, October 6, 2021

DAWE investigating new reports of alleged ESCAS non-complaince in UAE

A second complaint in the space of a week involving Australian sheep and allegations of non-compliance of Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System requirements (ESCAS) in the Middle East is being investigated by the Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment…Read More

Terry Sim, August 4, 2021

Nation’s largest wool handler AWH plans Hamilton store

AUSTRALIA’S largest warehouse provider, AWH, plans to have a new wool store in operation in the Victorian city of Hamilton by early next year…Read More

Sheep Central, July 26, 2021

AWI refuses to release report on WoolQ platform’s future

WOOL grower bodies have urged senators to seek a private briefing with Australian Wool Innovation about its online trading and tools platform WoolQ after the company refused to release a key report…Read More

Terry Sim, July 21, 2021

Animal welfare bodies support AWEX NWD freeze branding changes

LEADING animal welfare bodies have welcomed changes to Australia’s National Wool Declaration that distinguish wool from sheep treated with liquid nitrogen or freeze branding from ‘non-mulesed’ lines…Read More

Terry Sim, July 21, 2021

Freeze branding loses ‘non-mulesed’ status on wool declaration

AUSTRALIA’S wool exporters and brokers have supported a revised National Wool Declaration that does not define wool from sheep that have undergone the freeze-branded process as non-mulesed…Read More

Terry Sim, July 19, 2021

WoolQ selling future to be discussed with industry

THE future of Australian Wool Innovation’s WoolQ platform and its wool trading arm will be discussed with the industry, according to new AWI chairman Jock Laurie…Read More

Terry Sim, July 9, 2021

Food labelling inquiry to meat synthetic proteins head on

SHEEP Producers Australia has welcomed a Senate inquiry into food labelling laws, in a push for minimum standards to protect red meat brands against plant-based and synthetic proteins…Read More

Sheep Central, June 18, 2021

Australian sheep meat duty-free access boosted in UK FTA

AUSTRALIA’S sheep meat exporters will have immediate access to a duty-free quota of 25,000 tonnes, rising to 75,000 tonnes in 10 years, on the signing of the proposed Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement…Read More

Sheep Central, June 16, 2021

British consumers want more Australian lamb and beef, at a price

HALF of the Britons surveyed in a recent poll would buy Australian lamb and beef more often if it was stocked in United Kingdom supermarket shelves more frequently at cheaper prices…Read More

Sheep Central, June 7, 2021

Midfield’s Union Station lamb is champion national brand

WARRNAMBOOL processor Midfield Meat International’s Union Station brand has been recognised as Australia’s best branded lamb at the Royal Queensland Food and Wine Show Awards…Read More

Sheep Central, May 24, 2021

ABARES calculates cost of agricultural trade protection

PROTECTIONIST agricultural trade measures have the potential to cost the Australian economy $1 trillion over 30 years, according to an ABARES research paper released today…Read More

Sheep Central, April 19, 2021

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