Leading global agricultural marketplace

Leading global agricultural marketplace

Australian agriculture stands poised and ready to lead the global marketplace for agricultural products but calls for the review or rewinding of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) must be abandoned and focus placed on removing non-tariff barriers to trade. National Farmers Federation (NFF) Chief Executive Office, Tony Mahar, said technological improvements were rapidly reshaping the way…

$4.8m high steaks research

$4.8m high steaks research

New 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 Coalition 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,…

Better roads for beef transport in northern Australia

Better roads for beef transport in northern Australia

The upgrade of some of Australia’s iconic cattle routes could provide significant benefits to the nation’s livestock industry, while at the same time minimising stress for both truck drivers and cattle. CSIRO’s Transport Network Strategic Investment Tool (TraNSIT) has been applied to road upgrade proposals, submitted by stakeholders, under the Federal Government’s $100 million Northern…