The Federal Government has signed a Joint Statement with China to deliver important market access for Australia’s red meat and live animal export industries.
Lamb eating quality trials have identified new opportunities to grow the valuable Chinese and United States markets, with the consumer insights to enable the sheepmeat value chain to better address quality and price demands.
Sheep meat researchers are tackling the problem of what impact long-haul shipping routes have on eating quality, with a new series of consumer trials planned for the United States.
Three-dimensional (3D) food printing will be the focus of a major conference to be held in Melbourne on 2 May 2017, particularly the opportunities this technology has for the red meat sector.
A range of factors contribute to Australia’s competitiveness on the global marketplace – such as the cost of cattle, market access or competitor pricing – however movements in the A$ can be an exporter’s friend or foe, says Meat and Livestock Australia.
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) is calling for individuals, organisations and project teams to submit preliminary proposals for on-farm research, development and adoption (RD&A) projects that benefit sheepmeat and grassfed beef producers.
A Hereford buying bonanza in 2016 has resulted in a thumping $7000 average for more than 3000 bulls sold under the hammer nation-wide worth $18.5 million.