Tag: primary production

Meat record falls

Meat and Livestock Australia’s Global Supply Analyst Tim Jackson has provided a weekly cattle and sheep market wrap. Mr Jackson said restocker cattle prices lifted...

Sheep producers learn on the go

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has launched a brand-new podcast that discusses all things sheep genetics and how sheep producers can make best use...

Researchers investigate ways to put methane reducing technology into the paddock

New research is investigating the potential of a lick-block formula that could help reduce methane emissions from livestock. The research is part of a collaboration...

Social media push

Social media influencers Jaxon and Lachlan Fairbairn have partnered with Australian Good Meat, a program of Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA), to launch a...

Record high meat exports

Last year Australia exported a total volume of 1.84 million shipped weight tonnes of red meat to over 100 countries worth a record A$17.08b...

Farmers get food for thought

The new and improved BredWell FedWell workshop is creating quite a stir with producers around Australia. Lower South East beef producers will have their opportunity...

Stats raise herd questions

Production and slaughter statistics for the April-June quarter, released last week by the ABS, allows MLA to consider the industry’s medium-term trajectory in light...

No bull: Cattle herd hits 10-year high

The growth of the Australian national cattle herd is on track to increase throughout 2023, resulting in a high supply of both young cattle...

Prices reflect market challenges

After mid April’s national cattle yarding of 55,444 head (54% or 19,000 head above the 2023 weekly average), cattle numbers tightened substantially last week,...

Australian lamb exports reach record levels

Last year was a record year for lamb exports, with the 284,257 tonnes exported the highest on record, as was the $3.4b in revenue...

Livestock future focus

Six years since the inception of the world-leading Australian Beef Sustainability Framework (ABSF) to track key indicators of sustainability across the beef industry, a...

Emissions tracking tool

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has launched an online, web-based greenhouse gas (GHG) calculator based on the Sheep and Beef Greenhouse Accounting Framework (SB-GAF)...

Weather impacts on summer lamb sales

The latest survey data from sheep and wool producers shows that floods and weather hampered lamb selling in the final months of 2022, but...

New site simplifies red meat supply

The Aussie Meat Trade Hub is MLA’s new single source for resources and services to assist with buying, selling and marketing Australian beef, sheepmeat...

Better weather information on horizon for farmers

Primary producers in the Limestone Coast will soon benefit from new high-tech automatic weather stations as part of a regional investment by the State...