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Sheepmeat prices supported by strong international demand
Stable lamb production, strong international demand and further flock expansion have all impacted MLA’s 2018 Sheep Industry Projections, released this week.
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Heavier carcases ramp up production
November 2017 saw cattle carcase weights edge past the 300kg mark for the first time, supporting increased beef production, while lamb production moved 6% lower year-on-year.
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Get to know the LMO
Each month we hear from one of MLA’s Livestock Market Officers (LMO) to learn more about their role at the saleyards. This month we hear from Pete Kerr (pictured) who covers Mount Gambier and Naracoorte, SA.
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MLA relaunches Rare Medium
The Australian foodservice industry accounts for 50 million meals per week. Find out how MLA’s dedicated foodservice program, Rare Medium, ensures that beef and lamb stay on the menu.
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When Jen met Len...
During a recent visit to Australia, Len Steiner (pictured), founder of Steiner Consulting Group, met with MLA’s Market Analyst Jen Peart to talk about his role and the outlook for red meat.
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