New TPP agreement signals big win for Australian red meat industry

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Feb 1, 2018

In a significant win for the Australian red meat industry, an update has been announced last week that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) for the 11 parties will be signed in Chile in March 2018.

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Topics: AMPC, red meat, TPP, trade

AMPC Board of Directors elect and announce a new Chair and Deputy Chair

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jan 31, 2018

The newly elected Board of Directors of Australian Meat Processor Corporation Ltd (AMPC) met today for their first board meeting for 2018 and for the first time since the recent elections held on 27 November 2017. They have duly appointed the key office holders’ roles as follows.

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Topics: AMPC Updates, Board of Directors

LambEx 2018 - Join us!

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jan 19, 2018

LambEx 2018 is a celebration of all that is great about Australia's sheep and lamb industries, and is set to feature a compelling program with some outstanding speakers and an opportunity to network with all sectors of the value chain.

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Topics: Conferences, 2018, AMPC, red meat, lamb, lambex2018, sheep

64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology 2018

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jan 19, 2018

The 64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology is one of the most important events on the 2018 red meat calendar, bringing together both local and international professionals from research, academia, government and industry. 

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Topics: Conferences, 2018, red meat, lamb, sheep, beef, research, ICoMST, meat science

Beef Australia 2018 Expo

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jan 19, 2018

Get ready for Beef Australia 2018, Australia’s national beef expo and one of the world’s great beef cattle events, held just once every three years in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, from 6 - 12 May.

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Topics: Conferences, AMPC, red meat, beef australia 2018, beef

2018 AgriFutures™ Horizon Scholarship

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jan 9, 2018

The AgriFutures™ Horizon Scholarship is an initiative of AgriFutures Australia (formerly the Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation) that aims to attract students who are collaborative, dynamic, passionate and are striving to be future leaders in the Australian agriculture industry.

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Topics: Scholarships, 2018, agriculture, AMPC

Submission to UK government on trade and investment relationship with Australia

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jan 9, 2018

In March 2017, the Australian government requested a submission from the red meat industry regarding an inquiry into Australia’s trade and investment relationship with the United Kingdom.

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AMPC meets with TruckSafe to discuss Animal Welfare Module

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jan 5, 2018

AMPC and the Australian red meat industry have a strong commitment to animal welfare practices.  AMPC recently met with TruckSafe National Manager, Mr Justin Flemming, to review the TruckSafe Animal Welfare Module (formerly TruckCare), an audited quality assurance program for livestock transport.

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Topics: AMPC, transport, animal welfare

ALRTA seeks to establish Australia’s first roadside livestock effluent disposal facility

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jan 4, 2018

In Australia, there are currently no roadside effluent disposal sites. Livestock processing facilities are not required to provide disposal areas and primary producers will not accept it onto their property due to biosecurity concerns. Drivers depositing material in public places risk fines of up to $8,000.

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Topics: agriculture, effluent disposal, AMPC, red meat, livestock transport

ABARES Outlook 2018 conference

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Dec 18, 2017

Early bird rates closing soon. Register before January 26 to secure your spot at a competitive price.

The ABARES Outlook 2018 conference is the agriculture sector’s premier information and networking forum.

This year's theme is 'Creating value in an increasingly connected world' and it is focused on the complex influences that will shape international markets and demand for Australian agricultural commodities and produce over the coming decade.

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Topics: Conferences, AMPC Updates, ABARES, 2018, agriculture, innovation, Outlook

Australian Institute of Company Directors Course

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Dec 8, 2017

The long term productivity and profitability of the grassfed beef industry is reliant on the industry being represented by producers with strong corporate governance and leadership skills. Cattle Council of Australia, in conjunction with Meat & Livestock Australia, are providing the opportunity for grassfed beef producers to develop their skills in corporate governance.

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Melissa Fletcher heralds a new generation of Australian red meat industry leaders

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Dec 8, 2017

Our recently elected First Processor Director, Melissa Fletcher, represents a new generation of Australian red meat industry leaders, Beef Central discovered.

Read the full article here.

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