January 2017

January 2017 edition headlines Preparing for rainy days in the middle of summer Pork represented in the Rural Achiever Award Reflections and preparing for 2017 Pork CRC powering ahead in 2017 Pig Farm Perspective by Bruce the brainy pig Hot tips for planning expansions or new sites Past and present pig personalities Certain veterinary medicines…

December 2016

December 2016 edition headlines Woolworths supports Australian pig farmers Heating up towards year’s end Animal health feedback to producers – current initiatives Year done and another to come – bring it on Notice of PQI AGM Australian pork industry elects new director Pig Farm Perspective by Bruce the brainy pig Pork CRC IPP delivers the…

November 2016

November 2016 edition headlines Pork CRC backs autistic employment Pork meeting season approaches Expanding the ‘Pigs in Schools’ education program A triple C: course, China and calliper Pork production open for business Where has pig price growth gone? Be prepared for storm season Most successful animal health vaccine of all time reaches milestone Compliance for…

October 2016

October 2016 edition headlines Australian Steelers compete in international butchery battle A funny thing happened Moving forward – filling RD&E gaps in 2017/18 It’s cool to be cool this summer Sales avenues in the digital age Right royal presidential pork push in Perth Redmond Barry Distinguished Professors What would we do if revenue were certain?…

September 2016

September 2016 edition headlines Pork industry headlines Buoyant mood at the 2016 WAPPA AGM and Industry Day Membership and production milestones Manure – the money-making resource of the future Blistering pace set by Pork CRC CEO WA pork producers promoting productivity Get some pork on your fork this Father’s Day Pat on the back for…

August 2016

August 2016 edition headlines Pork industry headlines A first for South Australian Pork CRC Industry Placement Program Pig farms getting fit for the future Addressing animal welfare and reproductive wastage Value adding grains and protein meals using AusScan Pork CRC Program 4 leader profile – Dr Stephan Tait Countries asked to cut use of last-resort…

July 2016

July 2016 edition headlines Pork CRC working to drive down greenhouse gas emissions Pigs and politics – no pork barrelling here Energy costs – what you can do about them APRIL membership opportunity Pork CRC Program 1 leader profile: Dr Will van Wettere Values, catalysts and why conservatism is not our friend Friendly Nation Initiative…

June 2016

June 2016 edition headlines Pork CRC/APL student workshop at Pan Pacific Pork Expo 2016 PPPE 2016 the best ever Beautiful one day, perfect the next at PPPE Focus on delivery of R&D outcomes Pork CRC proudly partners productive PPPE Pig Farm Perspective by Bruce the brainy pig APL membership renewal and delegate election process Transformational outcomes from…

WAPPA Pig Day Out 2016 Proved Vibrant

AN insightful reflection by animal nutritionist Tony Edwards of ACE Livestock Consulting on how the past 30 years of research has benefited pork producers set the scene for a vibrant 2016 Pig Day Out, attended by about 100 people and hosted by West Australian Pork Producers’ Association and the Department of Agriculture and Food, WA…

May 2016

May 2016 edition headlines WAPPA Pig Day Out proved vibrant Producers, pigs and pork at PPPE Thanks for making me look good Pork CRC progressing on all fronts Transformational outcomes from Pork CRC Programs 1 and 4 Wouldn’t it be great if… New ROTO weaner and grower feeders Sending the right smoke signals Inspiring transformation –…

2016 Ron Collins Memorial Travel Award

The Ron Collins Memorial Travel Award is proudly sponsored and supported by the 2016 Pan Pacific Pork Expo Committee, Australian Pork Limited and the Australian Pork Newspaper (APN). The Pan Pacific Pork Expo was created as an event that would attract both international and local pig communities to meet and share information and ideas. As well, it provided the…

April 2016

The April pork industry headlines Perfect pork campaign launched Country of origin labelling changes on the way PPPE technically sorted State of the States: US update Australasian Milling Conference – May 29-31, 2016 Perfect pork the focus of new campaign Pork CRC PhD student helps minimise mixing mayhem Isolation inspires initiative Smart Pump gets smarter Road Safety…