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Graduate Destinations in Agriculture
Graduate Destinations in Agriculture

The dearth of skilled agricultural graduates could pose a serious threat to Australia’s agricultural economy, according to an occasional paper published by the Australian Farm Institute. ...

Landholders urged to lock in property maps now
Landholders urged to lock in property maps now

Queensland rural landholders are being urged to lock in property maps now ahead of looming new restrictions around what they can and can't do on their...

Committee appointed to lead ASEL review
Committee appointed to lead ASEL review

An expert Technical Advisory Committee has been appointed to review the Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock (ASEL). (more…)...

Gus McGown bursary applications now open

Applications are now open for Southern Inland Queensland students working towards a career related to the agriculture industry to apply for a special bursary to assist...

Red meat industry welcomes new ministry appointments
Red meat industry welcomes new ministry appointments

Australia’s red meat supply chain group, the Red Meat Advisory Council (RMAC), has today (19 December 2017) welcomed Prime Minister Turnbull’s announcement of new ministers and...

Victorian saleyards get sheep tagging funding win
Victorian saleyards get sheep tagging funding win

Thirteen Victorian saleyards are set for major changes with the Victorian Government providing assistance in the move towards mandatory electronic tagging of sheep and goats. (more…)...

APRIL in December call for new scientists and new science
APRIL in December call for new scientists and new science

Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited (APRIL) made its first call for research proposals to markedly enhance the competiveness and sustainability of the Australasian pork industry. (more…)...

Pilot program to drive producer-led innovation
Pilot program to drive producer-led innovation

Producers from across Australia have been invited to participate in MLA Donor Company’s (MDC) Producer Innovation Fast-Track – with the pilot program designed to accelerate the...

NZ supplies pressure US imported beef market

US imported beef prices continued to move lower last week – largely due to increased  availability from New Zealand, along with a bearish trend in US...

Hamilton saleyard in the fast lane for electronic ID
Hamilton saleyard in the fast lane for electronic ID

The Victorian Government will provide $460,000 for Hamilton Regional Livestock Exchange to install new sheep electronic identification scanning technology to boost traceability and efficiency across the...

Productive Pork CRC for all to see
Productive Pork CRC for all to see

Although approaching its wind-up phase, the Cooperative Research Centre for High Integrity Australian Pork had another very productive year in 2016/17, in terms of research outcomes...

Proposed poultry standards fall short
Proposed poultry standards fall short

The Western Australian Government has raised concerns about proposed Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Poultry in their current form. (more…)...