Meat and Livestock Australia

MLA reveals how good industry analysts are at predicting sheep and cattle prices. Credit: New Anawach, Shutterstock.

How good are analysts are predicting livestock prices?

MLA reports how industry analysts' price forecasts for sheep and beef compare to actuals.

19 July 2024

Monitoring condition score is a key management tool when looking to optimise reproductive performance in sheep. Photo supplied by Anne Collins, AC Ag Consulting.

Trial highlights best-practice management for Dorper productivity

A recently-completed MLA-funded project has shed light on impacting reproductive efficiency.

09 July 2024

Australian red meat exports hit record highs last financial year. Credit: Mehmet Cetin, Shutterstock.

Red meat exports hit record levels

Over two million tonnes of red meat was exported from Australia last financial year.

05 July 2024

Beef producers are feeling more optimistic about the next 12 months, a new survey has found. Credit: Pamela Lawson.

Optimism grows in Australian beef sector

MLA's latest Beef Producers Intentions Survey shows greater positivity.

26 June 2024

The Just Meat protein powder has a mild taste and can be used as-is, or in a range of products such as protein balls, shakes and energy drinks. Pictured CSIRO's Dr Doug Hilton and Dr Aarti Tobin. Credit CSIRO.

CSIRO unveils all meat protein powder

CSIRO plans to tap into the $3.8bn health and wellness market with its "Just Meat" protein powder.

10 May 2024

El Niño is over, but BOM's long-range forecast still shows below median rainfall is expected for much of the country. Credit: Harauski Yauheni, Shutterstock.

BOM declares El Niño has ended

BOM declares ENSO and IOD are both holding neutral.

29 April 2024

Reproduction losses from trichomoniasis are most often seen in younger female cattle which are naïve to the disease. Credit: Geoffry Fordyce.

Reproductive disease could be heading south

Kondinin Group's Pamela Lawson investigates the ins and outs of trichomoniasis.

26 April 2024

There is a growing price difference between heavy and light lamb at Australian saleyards. Credit: Mark Saunders.

Heavy and light lamb price disparity grows

Indicators showed a 162 cent difference between light and heavy lamb at saleyards last week.

24 April 2024


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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.


Research Report: Grouper Bins (July 2024)

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Research Report: Sheds (April 2024)

Sheds play a vital role in farming, offering shelter and protection for people, machinery, livestock and valuable inputs like chemicals and fertiliser.