Building consumer confidence for Australian red meat in China through digital footprint technology, such as blockchain, could be the next big step forward in beef and lamb exports to Asia, according to James Williamson, managing director of beef and lamb exporter Latitude 28.
MLA managing director, Jason Strong, says high lamb prices are likely to reduce domestic lamb consumption but producers shouldn't be "scared".
The Miller family's Glenpaen stud shut out the opposition in the battle for major Merino honours at this year's Australian Sheep & Wool Show.
Australian Accredited Veterinarian Haydn Roeger, Changerup, has broken his silence and called in the "Sully" over media and activist comments about the latest live animal export voyage to Israel in May.
There are reports of forward contracts for August being offered at the magic 1000/kg cwt writes Mecardo's Angus Brown.
Studs from all over Australia were in the prizes during the first day of the Australian Sheep & Wool Show in Bendigo.
Every year, the Frost family of Hillden Poll Dorset stud, Bannister, NSW, make the 650-kilometre trip to the Australian Sheep & Wool Show.
WA Merino wool needs its own brand to capitalise on market potential and to boost grower returns by eliminating a traditional price discount, local wool industry doyen Peter Scanlan has declared.