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Rudd’s talks provide hope for Aussie cattle industry
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03/07/13 - Kevin Rudd will meet with Indonesian leader Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono this Friday to discuss the revival of Australia’s $500 m live cattle export trade.
JBS warns of closure if King Island sets up shop
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26/06/13 - One of the world’s largest meat companies, Brazilian owned JBS Australia has threatened to close another of its Tasmanian abattoirs should King Island set up in competition.
New pasturefed certifications expected to roll out within weeks
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27/05/13 - The first Australian beef producers to receive the new pasturefed certification, Pasturefed Cattle Assurance System (PCAS) are said to be released within the coming weeks.
When cows are going hungry, should their rights trump those of national parks? AAP Image/Dean Lewins
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23/05/13 - Due to a serious drought that has seen one-third of Queensland drought declared, farmers are struggling to feed their cattle.
Meat and Livestock calls for help to cut the gas
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23/05/13 - Meat and Livestock Australia is searching for three advisers to help the industry cut livestocks' methane gas emissions.
Queensland parliament passes controversial land clearing laws
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22/05/13 - The Queensland government has passed changes to land clearing laws in order to combat the Cattle Crisis.
RSPCA calls for a restructure away from live exports
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10/05/13 - The RSPCA is calling for a restructure away from live exports in light of the recent animal cruelty allegations in Egypt and, more recently, Malaysia.
Warning against potential grain poisoning during dry weather
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26/04/13 - With extreme dry weather predicted to continue throughout the coming weeks, a caution has been extended to farmers of the risks of switching from pasture based feed to grain.
New AACo abattoir to be completely self-funded
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22/04/13 - Australia’s largest cattle producer, AACo will solely fund its new $85 million dollar abattoir which is being built near Darwin.
New Pasturefed certification introduced for Aussie beef
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18/04/13 - A new voluntary certification system was launched this week enabling premium grassfed beef to be appropriately labelled and branded.
Indonesia may increase Aussie cattle quota
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17/04/13 - Indonesia may increase Aussie beef import quota, a hope for struggling Northern Australian cattle farmers.
Image courtesy of AACo
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16/04/13 - Low rainfall, the halt of exports and a strong Aussie dollar has resulted in a continuous decline of cattle prices.

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