Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Delayed cattle consignment in Darwin, Australia, now heading for Jakarta, Indonesia
A consignment of cattle delayed in a pre-export quarantine feedlot since mid-January sailed from Darwin, Australia, for Jakarta, Indonesia, on February 17, following the belated formal release of 2024 cattle import permits on February 16 by ...
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Salmon Tasmania: No scientific proof to end aquaculture in Macquarie Harbour, Tasmania, Australia
Salmon Tasmania, a salmon farmer organisation in Tasmania, Australia, has publicly released its submission to the Australian federal government's review of a 2012 decision on salmon farming in Macquarie Harbour.
Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Australian red meat exports surge on low prices, strong demand
Australia experienced a significant surge in red meat exports last year, driven by a sharp decline in livestock prices, making its products more competitive globally, particularly amid falling beef production in the US, report ...
Friday, February 2, 2024
Central Java, Indonesia, delivers first shipment of frozen shrimp to Australia
The acting governor of Central Java, Indonesia, Nana Sudjana, recently flagged off an export consignment of 20 tonnes of frozen shrimp to Melbourne, Australia, marking the province's first export of the commodity to the country.
Thursday, February 1, 2024
Fate of livestock aboard stranded ship off Australia's coast raises concerns
The MV Bahijah, carrying thousands of cattle and sheep, remains in limbo off the coast of Western Australia, 24 days after its departure, raising questions about the fate of the livestock, Australia Broadcasting Corporation News reported.
Thursday, January 25, 2024
Australia now expected to produce more wheat this year as wet weather arrive
Australia is poised to produce much more wheat and other crops in 2024 than previously thought after rainfall confounded expectations that an El Nino weather pattern would maintain dry and hot conditions, analysts and industry associations ...
Thursday, January 25, 2024
Australia's agriculture department backs allowing Canada to apply for market access for fresh beef
A draft review by Australia's Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has recommended that Canada be added to the list of countries that can apply to Australia for market access for fresh beef.
Friday, January 12, 2024
Australia reports highest beef exports in five years, surpassing 1 million tonnes in 2023
Australia has achieved its highest beef exports in five years, with shipments surpassing 1.08 million tonnes in the calendar year 2023, according to data released by country’s Department of Agriculture, Beef Central reported.
Monday, January 8, 2024
Australian aquaculture firm trialling black jewfish farming
Humpty Doo Barramundi, an aquaculture company nestled in Middle Point, Australia, is on the brink of achieving a remarkable feat in the world of aquaculture, the completion of a trial batch of black jewfish, a venture it proudly labels as a ...
Friday, January 5, 2024
Australia's immunisation drive shields thousands of Indonesian cattle from LSD
In an ongoing effort to safeguard Australia's cattle industry from biosecurity threats, the Australian government has sent its final and one-millionth vaccination dose to Indonesia to combat lumpy skin disease (LSD) and foot-and-mouth disea ...
Thursday, January 4, 2024
Australia launches water quality monitoring system in Spencer Gulf
AquaWatch Australia Mission is a new project to revolutionise water quality monitoring and forecasts, offering nearly real-time insights to enhance seafood production and aquaculture management in south Australia's Spencer Gulf, Seafood Sou ...
Thursday, January 4, 2024
Australian pork production set to rise 2% in 2024
In a recent outlook presented by the United States Department of Agriculture's Global Agricultural Information Network, Australia anticipates a 2% increase in pork production for the year 2024, reaching a total of 480,000 metric tonnes in c ...
Monday, December 18, 2023
Aquaculture leads growth in Australian seafood industry
According to the latest edition of ABARES Australian Fisheries and Aquaculture Statistics, aquaculture continues to thrive in Australia, marking another successful year in the country's seafood industry, Ausmarine reported.
Thursday, December 14, 2023
World's first fully automated beef boning programme to open in Australia
The world's first fully automated beef boning programme is set to host a major pre-production demonstration JBS Australia's Brooklyn, Victoria facility, focusing on a striploin cutting module as part of the LEAP4Beef initiative, Beef Centra ...
Thursday, December 14, 2023
Cattle Australia to create framework for reporting country's land management in beef production
Australian grassfed cattle industry peak council, Cattle Australia, has committed to developing a national framework to international reporting requirements for land management practices in the country's beef production systems.

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