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$4.8 million for high steaks research

Technology will provide transparency and accountability and producers will be paid for what they deliver in the beef, pork and lamb industries, through a $4.8 million grant from the federal Government to Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA). Speaking from the nation’s beef capital Rockhampton, Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby…
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State of the States

by Dr Roger Campbell, Pork CRC CEO I returned from the Animal Science meetings in Des Moines, Iowa, USA, where the latest in pig and pork research is presented and discussed and where you catch up with what is happening commercially in the industry. In 2015 the issue was antibiotics and new Food & Drug…
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Farmers given stock containment funding boost

The Victorian Government is further supporting drought affected farmers with additional stock containment area grants. Premier Daniel Andrews, Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford and Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water Lisa Neville visited a farm at Wonwondah to inspect a stock containment area successfully installed under the Government’s $27 million drought support fund. Stock…
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