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

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

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