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Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Australian Pork Limited Embarks on Performance Review
AUSTRALIA - Australian Pork Limited (APL) has commissioned ACIL Allen Consulting to undertake an independent review of APL’s performance over the past three years. This review is required under the...
Friday, February 28, 2014
Australian Pork Producers Oppose Raw Pork Imports
AUSTRALIA - New Zealand has started importing raw pork into to its domestic market, but Australian producers remain implacably opposed....
Monday, January 20, 2014
Australian Pork Industry Warns of Exodus of Old Piggeries
AUSTRALIA - The Australian pork industry is preparing for an exodus of old piggeries unwilling to meet the 2017 deadline for phasing out confined pens for pregnant sows, known as stalls....
Friday, January 17, 2014
Reminder to Victoria's Pig Farmers about Illegal Swill Feeding
VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA - The state's Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) is investigating several cases of alleged pig swill feeding....
Monday, December 30, 2013
Australian White Paper to Boost Agricultural Productivity
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Government is developing a White Paper to boost agriculture’s productivity and profitability....
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Queensland Pork Industry Lobbies for Fairer Fees
AUSTRALIA - The Queensland pork industry is asking the State Government to adjust piggery licensing arrangements....
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Australian Farmers Welcome New Shadow Ministry
AUSTRALIA - The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has welcomed the appointment of the new Shadow Ministry, led by Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten, and Deputy Leader, Tanya Plibersek....
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Last Chance for Submissions to Reduce ‘Red Tape’ in Livestock Sector
AUSTRALIA - This week is a final chance for people to have a say about reducing 'red tape' for the livestock sector....
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Flooded Farmers Have More Time to Apply for Assistance
AUSTRALIA - This extension on flood relief applies to Category C and D assistance under the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA)....
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Play Your Part in Reducing ‘Red Tape’ for Livestock Industries
AUSTRALIA - People connected with South Australia’s livestock industries are being urged to have their say on a plan to reduce ‘red tape’ in the livestock sector....
Thursday, July 04, 2013
Activists Aiming to Cripple WA Pork Industry
AUSTRALIA - Animal rights activists have been making attempts to cripple the Western Australian pork industry by approaching supermarket giant Coles with illegally filmed images after a break-in at a local...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Extra Australian Agricultural Voices Deployed Across Globe
AUSTRALIA - Australian food producers and exporters will benefit from new strong Australian voices to be deployed to Viet Nam, Malaysia and China, with extra agricultural specialists being sent to gain...
Friday, June 14, 2013
Row Over Pig Footage Entering 'Dangerous Territory'
AUSTRALIA - There are fears that the deadlock between farmers and animal rights activists could escalate as a result of illegal activities by the activists in piggeries across Australia....
Monday, May 27, 2013
Cutting Red Tape for Australia's Food Industry
AUSTRALIA - The Productivity Commission (PC) has announced plans to review the impact of regulatory burdens across the food supply chain....
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Manual Helps Pig Farmers Quit Sow Stalls
AUSTRALIA - Pork industry bodies have released a new nutrition information manual for pig producers who are moving away from using sow stalls....
Monday, February 18, 2013
Assistance for Flood-affected Queensland Producers
AUSTRALIA - The Federal and State Governments have announced a boost in assistance to Queensland primary producers and businesses that suffered extreme damage as a result of ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald....
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
More Rural Investment Demanded for Western Australia
AUSTRALIA - The Western Australian Farmers Federation (WAFarmers), as part of its 2013 State Election Key Issues, wants to see increased investment into rural and regional community services....
Monday, February 04, 2013
Trade Appointment Causes Live Export Concerns
AUSTRALIA - Appointing Kelvin Thomson as Trade Secretary will have a detrimental effect on Australia’s live export industry, Western Australian Farmers Federation has said. ...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Land Clearing Change Vital for Farmers
AUSTRALIA - The Western Australian Farmers Federation (WAFarmers) wants reform to the State’s land clearing laws to allow farmers to better manage their land as part of a long term plan for the State’s...
Monday, December 31, 2012
Welfare Reforms Cover All Australia's Livestock Trade
AUSTRALIA - The world’s most stringent live export regulations will apply to all exports of Australian livestock for slaughter from tomorrow....
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Study Identifies Drivers for Sustainable Land Management
AUSTRALIA - A new study by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) identifies financial and environmental concerns as the key drivers influencing the adoption...
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Farm Exports, Earnings Up in 2012
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, has welcomed the annual update of Australia’s agricultural statistics that shows earning and farm exports are up in 2012....
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Strong Year Predicted for Farming, Exports
AUSTRALIA - Farm income is expected to remain strong but ease slightly through 2013 with the exports forecast for primary industries predicting a strong year, according to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural...
Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Specialist Director for Australian Pork
AUSTRALIA - Geoff Starr has been appointed as a Specialist Director with Australian Pork Limited (APL) for an initial three-year term following the retirement of Professor Robert van Barneveld after eight...
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Mutton Added to Pork CRC Board
AUSTRALIA - Dennis Mutton and Sandra Di Blasio were elected to the Board of Directors of the CRC for High Integrity Australian Pork at its 2012 annual general meeting in Melbourne....
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Priority Research for Farmers, Land Managers
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, has announced the second round of competitive grants for the A$201 million Filling the Research Gap programme....
Thursday, November 08, 2012
Cuts Could Jeopardise Livestock Farmers
AUSTRALIA- New South Wales (NSW) Farmers said members are concerned at the cuts the NSW Government announced today to frontline services in the bush....
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Agriculture Key to Australia's Role in Asia
AUSTRALIA - Primary producers, agricultural businesses and regional communities will be big winners as Australia positions itself as a leading food and fibre supplier to the growing Asian marketplace in...
New Drought Strategy Receives Support
AUSTRALIA - Reform of Australia’s drought policy is another step closer with Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments today agreeing on the framework for a new national drought package focussed...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Perception, Policy, Prices: Key Issues Affecting Agriculture
AUSTRALIA - Government policy, funding and decision-making, commodity prices and the Australian dollar, and the perception of agriculture among the community are the three key issues facing Australian...
 
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