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20 January 2022
View news from Australia Australia develops infant formula, toddler milk market
Infant Nutrition Council received $160,000...
04 January 2022
View news from Australia Study finds heat-tolerant cows could boost dairy milk production
The researchers have identified five genes strongly associated with heat tolerance in dairy cows...
27 December 2021
View news from Australia MLA: Scanning the globe for the best BRD diagnostic tools
When it comes to Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD), MLA’s latest research has taken a global approach, partnering with universities, research institutes and technology providers from across the world to find the most effective methods for diagnosis in...
23 December 2021
View news from Australia Bega Cheese shares plummet as COVID-19 impact prompts profit warning
Shares in the Australian company dropped by as much as 9.3% ...
09 December 2021
View news from Australia Is seaweed a sustainable solution to livestock production
With ruminant livestock like cattle and sheep producing just over 10 percent of Australia’s total greenhouse gas emissions, scientists at the University of New England (UNE) are continuing to find innovative ways to reduce methane in food production...
26 November 2021
View news from Australia Favourable year for Australian dairy producers
After several challenging years, Australian dairy farmers finally had a year of favourable weather, which made for positive operating conditions on the farm. ...
24 November 2021
View news from Australia Dairy code compliance an issue in Australia
Increased enforcement necessary ...
09 November 2021
View news from Australia AHDB explores impact of UK-Australia free trade agreement
The agreement is the first negotiated from scratch...
04 November 2021
View news from Australia Phosphorus – the time to act is now
For many regions in northern Australia, phosphorus (P) deficiency is a serious nutritional issue for beef herds and can cause major losses in productivity and profitability. ...
03 November 2021
View news from Australia Survey: sustainable practices commonplace on Australian farms
The majority of farmers surveyed in an ABARES study are using sustainable land management practices to improve the natural resource base and drought resilience....
29 October 2021
View news from Australia US sees spike in contaminated Australian meat shipments
US food safety officials have blocked a rising number of meat shipments from Australia since 2019 due to fecal contamination, straining trade relations between the two countries, according to documents reviewed by Reuters....
27 October 2021
View news from Australia Australian farmers respond to government commitment to net zero carbon emissions
Australia's National Farmers Federation (NFF) welcomes the government's strategy for delivering net zero carbon emissions....
26 October 2021
View news from Australia Australia's NFF hits back against "anti livestock agenda" ahead of COP26
National Farmers Federation President Fiona Simson is hitting back against the "anti livestock agenda" in the background of the upcoming UN Climate Conference in Glasgow. ...
15 October 2021
View news from Australia "We can’t afford to get this wrong," Aussie farmers say about climate goals
The bright and prosperous future of farmers and regional Australians depends on the Government getting its climate change commitments right, says Australia's National Farmers Federation (NFF). ...
12 October 2021
View news from Australia "Farmers want Kyoto ledger squared," says Australia's NFF
National Farmers Federation President Fiona Simson says while Australian farmers continue to lead the world in improved sustainability and emissions reduction it is time to address the inequities of the past....
11 October 2021
View news from Australia Australia rejigs its Emissions Reduction Fund methods for 2022
Australia's National Farmers Federation (NFF) has welcomed the government's new Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) method priorities, saying that they allow farmers to adopt a "whole of farm approach" when addressing agricultural emissions....
04 October 2021
View news from Australia Australian farmers welcome dedicated ag-worker visa
Australia's National Farmers Federation is celebrating the Governor General signing legislation that creates a dedicated agriculture visa....
30 September 2021
View news from Australia Meat & Livestock Australia explore industry impacts in new webinar series
A series of insightful and engaging webinars for the red meat and livestock industry will begin in October, as part of Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) annual updates program....
28 September 2021
View news from Australia Australia's ag minister voices support for sector at UN
Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has made the case for Australian agriculture at the United Nations. ...
27 September 2021
View news from Australia Predicting future key to irrigation efficiency for Australian dairy farmer
As a volunteer rural firefighter, Peter Williams is used to checking weather forecasts often. As part of that role, it’s important to predict upcoming fire danger from wind, but it’s the predicted rainfall that he’s more concerned with on the Williams’...
23 September 2021
View news from Australia Australian farm sector approaches $100 billion output target
Australian agriculture is edging closer to the NFF-led goal of $100-billion-by-2030 with phenomenal growth set to see the farm sector tally $73 billion in 2021-2022....
22 September 2021
View news from Australia Farmers to tell UN that trade is key to sustainable food systems
Ahead of the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS), Cairns Group Farm Leaders (the Group) from Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Guatemala, New Zealand, Paraguay, South Africa and Uruguay has urged that the role of international trade...
View news from Australia Australian farmers lobby for stricter labels on faux meat
Australia's National Farmers Federation is calling for "truth in labelling" at a Senate Inquiry into faux meat products. ...
21 September 2021
View news from Australia Australian minister confident row with France won't derail EU talks
Australia's trade minister said on 20 September he would seek a meeting with France to ease tensions over Canberra's decision to scrap a $40 billion submarine deal, and was confident it would not cloud EU-Australia trade talks....
16 September 2021
View news from Australia Dairy Australia: You ask - we answer on heifer genomics
Have questions on heifer genomics? Want to hear what fellow farmers who are already using the technology have to say? Now you can, through a Dairy Australia podcast special event....
15 September 2021
View news from Australia Brazil ban expected to have limited impact on Australian beef
Brazil has suspended exports to China after discovering two cases of ‘atypical BSE’....
10 September 2021
View news from Australia Australian shoppers see the health benefits of red meat, says new research
The latest consumer sentiment research from Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) finds that health and nutrition are the top reasons people want to eat red meat. ...
24 August 2021
View news from Australia Australia greenlights ag-specific visa
Australia's National Farmers' Federation (NFF) has welcomed news that the government will deliver a long-sought agriculture-specific visa to shore up the workforce. ...
 
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