LPA to conduct random audits from July

LIVESTOCK producers can expect to be randomly selected for their Livestock Production Assurance (LPA) audit from July 2018, when the first of about 2000 random on-farm audits will be carried out nationally.
LIVESTOCK producers can expect to be randomly selected for their Livestock Production Assurance (LPA) audit from July 2018, when the first of about 2000 random on-farm audits will be carried out nationally.
EMANUEL Exports has confirmed it is one of a “number of entities” the Federal Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DWAR) is investigating over alleged criminal activity in the live export trade.
12 Jun 18  3 EMANUEL Exports has confirmed it is one of a “number of entities” the Federal Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DWAR) is investigating over alleged criminal activity in the...
BA GROUP of WA farmers have been conducting a letter campaign to preserve and defend the live export trade.
12 Jun 18  3 BA GROUP of WA farmers have been conducting a letter campaign to preserve and defend the live export trade.
THE next LiveCorp shipboard stockpersons’ training course will be held in Fremantle from July 3 to July 6.
11 Jun 18 THE next LiveCorp shipboard stockpersons’ training course will be held in Fremantle from July 3 to July 6.
THE recent sale of a Munda Reds Droughtmaster bull for $30,000 has set what is believed to be a new record price for a Bos indicus bull sold in WA.
11 Jun 18 THE recent sale of a Munda Reds Droughtmaster bull for $30,000 has set what is believed to be a new record price for a Bos indicus bull sold in WA.
GOOMALLING wool grower Des Haywood is a humble bloke, but he’s the first to declare sheep have got him to where he is today.
11 Jun 18 GOOMALLING wool grower Des Haywood is a humble bloke, but he’s the first to declare sheep have got him to where he is today.
Livestock producers will be urged to recognise the importance of building trust with consumers through shared values by internationally recognised CEO for The Center for Food Integrity, Charlie Arnot.
07 Jun 18 Livestock producers will be urged to recognise the importance of building trust with consumers through shared values by internationally recognised CEO for The Center for Food Integrity,...
IT was again a case of Sussex success at the Harvey Beef Gate 2 Plate Challenge with a team of Sussex-Angus cross taking out this year’s top prize.
05 Jun 18 IT was again a case of Sussex success at the Harvey Beef Gate 2 Plate Challenge with a team of Sussex-Angus cross taking out this year’s top prize.
INFORMATION sharing is proving an invaluable tool for mixed enterprise producers like Janelle and Paul South who operate about 3500 hectares and 9000 Merino breeding ewes at Arthur River with their family.
05 Jun 18 INFORMATION sharing is proving an invaluable tool for mixed enterprise producers like Janelle and Paul South who operate about 3500 hectares and 9000 Merino breeding ewes at Arthur River...
THE Lane family, formerly of Lynburn Suffolk stud, Wongan Hills, said goodbye to their stud flock last week when they held their dispersal at Narrogin which reached a top price of $4100 for a white tag ram lamb sold to an Eastern States syndicate.
05 Jun 18 THE Lane family, formerly of Lynburn Suffolk stud, Wongan Hills, said goodbye to their stud flock last week when they held their dispersal at Narrogin which reached a top price of $4100...
05 Jun 18 POTENTIAL buyers are welcome to talk to the Australian Agricultural Company about the future of its modern $100 million Livingstone abattoir, 50 kilometres south of Darwin in the...
03 Jun 18 LIVESTOCK producers are struggling to find affordable feed across the State with increased demand putting pressure on supply.
AFTER “unexpected” opposition the Western Australian Meat Industry Authority (WAMIA) has decided to delay its cattle sale date change at the Muchea Livestock Centre (MLC) until negotiations with agents can be finalised.
03 Jun 18 AFTER “unexpected” opposition the Western Australian Meat Industry Authority (WAMIA) has decided to delay its cattle sale date change at the Muchea Livestock Centre (MLC) until...
BEEF producers didn’t let the dry start to the season deter them from stocking up their sire requirements at Monterey stud’s winter bull sale at Brunswick last week.
02 Jun 18 BEEF producers didn’t let the dry start to the season deter them from stocking up their sire requirements at Monterey stud’s winter bull sale at Brunswick last week.
THE focus of the State Agriculture Minister Alannah MacTiernan was spelt out clearly at a closed-door meeting with sheep producers at Katanning last week.
02 Jun 18 THE focus of the State Agriculture Minister Alannah MacTiernan was spelt out clearly at a closed-door meeting with sheep producers at Katanning last week.
THE Fremantle Port has allowed Animals’ Angels Australia access to undertake independent monitoring of livestock loading at the port on a trial basis.
02 Jun 18 THE Fremantle Port has allowed Animals’ Angels Australia access to undertake independent monitoring of livestock loading at the port on a trial basis.
Labor Agriculture spokesman Joel Fitzgibbon gave notice in Federal Parliament overnight that he will propose legislative amendments to ban live sheep exports today.
31 May 18  1 Labor Agriculture spokesman Joel Fitzgibbon gave notice in Federal Parliament overnight that he will propose legislative amendments to ban live sheep exports today.
Far North Queensland federal Liberal MP, Warren Entsch, is not expecting voter backlash following his decision to support the private member’s Bill introduced by fellow Liberal, Sussan Ley, which calls for the end of live sheep exports within five years.
29 May 18 Far North Queensland federal Liberal MP, Warren Entsch, is not expecting voter backlash following his decision to support the private member’s Bill introduced by fellow Liberal, Sussan...
ONLY a handful of beef studs have opted to invest in obtaining the highest assurance level under the new framework for managing Johne’s disease.
25 May 18 ONLY a handful of beef studs have opted to invest in obtaining the highest assurance level under the new framework for managing Johne’s disease.
The Federal Government has announced tougher penalties for live exporters who breach animal welfare standards.
25 May 18 The Federal Government has announced tougher penalties for live exporters who breach animal welfare standards.
WITH the drop in feeder prices being matched by rising grain costs, it appears the desire to retain valuable export orders is dominating the cattle-on-feed story.
22 May 18 WITH the drop in feeder prices being matched by rising grain costs, it appears the desire to retain valuable export orders is dominating the cattle-on-feed story.
Liberal MP Sussan Ley looks unlikely to have the numbers to be successful in her bid to ban the live sheep trade with at least one crucial crossbencher ruling out his support for her private members bill.
22 May 18 Liberal MP Sussan Ley looks unlikely to have the numbers to be successful in her bid to ban the live sheep trade with at least one crucial crossbencher ruling out his support for her...
KEEP calm and get pregnant.
That’s the advice from a study published by The University of Western Australia (UWA) after researching the reproductive outcomes of 200 Merino ewes known to have either a calm or a nervous temperament.
19 May 18 KEEP calm and get pregnant. That’s the advice from a study published by The University of Western Australia (UWA) after researching the reproductive outcomes of 200 Merino ewes known to...
18 May 18 INDIAN buffalo meat will be adorning Indonesian tables a lot more after the Indonesian government issued permits for an additional 100,000 tonnes of buffalo meat, valid until the end of...
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The government declared they would not act in an emotional manner and would listen to the
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Seems that many farmers will try to defend the live export of their animals - despite the
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The Live Export Industry will receive a warning from the Minister from Agriculture, a real tough
DESPITE big advances in agricultural technology, more conversation is needed for ag-tech experts to gain a greater understanding of what farmers need to enhance their businesses.21 Jun 18 DESPITE big advances in agricultural technology, more conversation is needed for ag-tech experts to gain a greater...
MURESK Institute has unveiled WA’s first demonstration SMART Farm at its inaugural Farm Smart Showcase.21 Jun 18 MURESK Institute has unveiled WA’s first demonstration SMART Farm at its inaugural Farm Smart Showcase.