April 2015

April 2015 edition headlines Get more pork on your fork during PorkFest Starting a conversation on industry transparency Measuring RD&E industry impact Positive reproduction and welfare outcomes from Pork CRC sow space science Fresh take on west side story Management systems don’t define intensive versus extensive animal husbandry definitions Pork CRC student and leader profiles Fuelling the breeding…

March 2015

March 2015 edition headlines CRC sees way ahead for sows and piglets No stalling on shaping pig industry future Is boar taint a thing of the past? Reduction of salmonella prevalence in finisher pigs with Fysal Celebrating pork stars Country of origin labelling breakthrough at last Performance against levy increase targets Step forward for supermarket Code Pork…

February 2015

February 2015 edition headlines Manu partners with Murray Valley Pork for a third year Bright expectations for Australian pork in 2015 Demonstrating trust in Australian pork a good thing Global benchmarks – a tale of two stories for Australia What’s on the agenda for 2015 Advancing carbon-neutral pork production Pork industry labour agreements Education Resources kit in…

January 2015

January 2015 edition headlines Sharpen feed focus to cut costs Pork industry outlook in Chinese Year of the Sheep Planning – still a good thing to do first Make it a healthy new year Pork CRC student and leader profiles Recommending rooting around The importance of the National Residue Survey Changing times ahead for Australian biosecurity Knowing…

December 2014

December 2014 edition headlines Pork CRC stakeholders’ Melbourne meeting A busy end to the pork year APL R&D recap Remarkable year for Pork CRC and producers Choosing a suitable pork advertising dance partner China-Australia free trade agreement welcomed by pork industry Hot weather strikes Queensland pig numbers Results of 2014 APL AGM The F word: it’s…

November 2014

November 2014 edition headlines Putting global key performance indicators into context Processed pork under the hammer Reducing variation in finisher herd performance New feed additive for Australian market Doing the things you can’t Bring home this bacon APL PigPass Portal and logo updated Will history be kind to us? China’s changing diet means it needs a…

October 2014

October 2014 edition headlines Western strategies not so wild Regional focus is the Spirit of Australian Pork Humane Choice farmer named Livestock Producer of the Year Europe visit report – Part 1 Campbell crosses state lines for fact-finding mission Alltech acquires Lienert Australia R&D levy debate Pork CRC project leader and student profiles The carnival is…

September 2014

September 2014 edition headlines APL Strategic Plan 2015-2020 launched Research updates for 2013/14 Action stations for Pork CRC Pig Pass is impoving Farming families are accessing support Pork CRC student and leader profiles Fresh pork sales continue to rise Power of the pig by Brendon Cant Darling Downs pig producers forging the way in biogas Piglet…

August 2014

August 2014 edition headlines APIQ major review starts and carbon tax repealed Grains of truth in feed grain report Australians spend more money buying time Pork CRC student and leader profiles Applications open for Rural Women’s Award Big benefits from new piggery waste treatment GM legislation needs reviewing Humane food hard to swallow Japan increases pork…

July 2014

July 2014 edition headlines Strategic pig planning, now for implementation Grinding our way to greater grain gains Free ranging thoughts by Brendon Cant Measuring effectiveness of APL Capability Building Activities Australian bacon at sunrise Pork CRC student and leader profiles Ron Collins Memorial Travel Scholarship winner Misleading claims by Barossa Farm Produce Cleaning up biogas Tassie…

June 2014

June 2014 edition headlines PPPE wrap-up Animal activism, welfare and the science of it all Alltech launches Pig On-farm Advantage Multiple benefits from grazing pigs Pork CRC student and leader profiles Getting to the meat of animal welfare issues Safety first, second and third with biogas Ron Collins Memorial Travel Award winner Marketing Matters by Peter…

May 2014

May 2014 edition headlines Group housing a done deal for pregnant sows Andrew Spencer’s Point of View Research priorities for 2014/15 Why pigging out is in Hedging your grain price risk on ASX Mary Valley Pork announces partnership with Manu Feildel Intercollegiate Meat Judging Competition New building requirements for producers Pork CRC project leader and student…