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Flood recovery

With ongoing flooding impacting red meat producers, MLA, along with subsidiary Integrity Systems Company (ISC), has been actively sharing its extensive range of flood resources found on the MLA and ISC websites. The red meat industry will continue to work with,...

Recent Industry Updates

BeefUp is back

After a limited run in 2021, MLA’s popular BeefUp forums are back for 2022. Starting in April, one- and two-day events will run across Queensland, NT and northern WA, delivering updates on the latest research and adoption programs for the red meat industry and how to...

MLA research adoption outcomes deliver $803m in net benefits

Despite challenges from Covid-19, MLA’s second annual Producer Adoption Outcomes Report has reported that 8,258 producers have participated in learning and training activities to grow their businesses, with these programs delivering $803m* in total net benefits...

Student Horizons

Student Horizons, via their Year 10 Experiential Careers Programs (ECP), are partnering with MLA to help further school students’ knowledge of how red meat is produced and how the industry operates. The ECP is a 3-month pilot program of learning that, given ongoing...

Cattle Industry Projections 2022

With above average rainfall predicted across New South Wales and parts of Queensland, the national cattle herd rebuild is set to continue, according to MLAs first Cattle Industry Projections update for 2022. Key points: National herd forecast to grow by 1.1m in 2022...

Cattle projections webinar

On Thursday 03 February at 11am AEDT, the MLA Market Information team will be conducting a webinar presenting on our February release of Cattle Projections, the first instalment for 2022. The webinar will discuss the document’s findings including forecasts for the...

MSA Excellence in Eating Quality Awards

Beef producers who consistently deliver carcases with superior eating quality are set to be recognised when the Meat Standards Australia (MSA) Excellence in Eating Quality Series is held nationally in March 2022. The series will travel to six states across the...

Ambassadors for the red meat industry program

Applications are open for MLA’s Ambassadors for the red meat industry program, an intensive 2-day workshop offering participants professional training in community engagement, communication through media and social media and building trust with consumers. MLA’s vision...

Environmental impact of red meat in a healthy diet

MLA has recently released a new report that explains why supporting current red meat consumption in three to four healthy, balanced meals a week aligns with dietary and environmental objectives. The findings, based on Australian data, explain how foods in the...

Australian Good Meat Profile: Teys Australia, Condamine Feedlot

        As one of Australia’s largest meat processors and exporters, Teys Australia recognised that to support the Australian red meat and livestock’s industry’s ambition to be Carbon Neutral by 2030, their major emissions reductions would be...

NLRS and Christmas Saleyard Closures

MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service (NLRS) will close over Christmas, in line with saleyard shutdowns. Find out the key closure and recommencement dates here.