December 2018

December 2018 edition headlines Positive Pork CRC outcomes outlined Mixing in Melbourne – the big and the small Antimicrobial stewardship – what’s happening 2018 – a year to learn from in the pork industry Gen Y turns a blind eye to food and fibre production Pork a steal at half the price Season’s best Aussie…

November 2018

November 2018 edition headlines Illegal pork semen importers face court One step forward, two steps back Affluent effluent possible for piggeries Uncovering new learnings and opportunities Export opportunities in northeast Asia Applications are open for the largest global university-level agriscience competition Funnelling for more sales Local Food Hub support is growing with OzHarvest Brisbane and…

Affluent effluent possible for piggeries

ABOUT 16 percent of the manure effluent of the Australian pig herd is now directed to biogas systems, equating to 29 percent of the herd housed in conventional sheds at piggeries larger than 500-sow farrow-to-finish, which is the cut-off for feasibility of these systems. Before Pork CRC’s Bioenergy Support Program commenced in 2012, manure from…

October 2018

October 2018 edition headlines APRIL first appointment of CEO and Chief Scientist Keeping on top of the fever Rural RnD4Profit – Waste to Revenue – Novel Fertilisers and Feeds Winning ways of collaboration Preparing for African swine fever in Denmark APL CEO notifies intention to step down after 13-year tenure Changes to planning requirements for…

September 2018

September 2018 edition headlines Never mind the kangaroo, look for the bar chart Big and small – engaging across the board New R&D investments – production and environment The steaks are high: is your pig fit to transport? Industry Placement Program starts in APRIL Reviewing the international trade landscape for a better Industry Export Strategy…

August 2018

August 2018 edition headlines What the statistics tell us Country of origin labelling – what has been done? Innovation – now and into the future Our industry needs a good ‘Rogering’ Animal welfare cast in bronze by Pork CRC Aussie meat eaters reject credibility of animal welfare activists Gary Sansom Prize boosting agribusiness learning Detect…

July 2018

July 2018 edition headlines Mutton adds Peacock to pork body No respite on the horizon Gaining value from animal health information Roger over and out Pig Farm Perspective by Bruce the brainy pig End of an era: Australian Pork chairman resigns Saleyards Standards and Guidelines released Country of origin labelling helps Aussie farmers APL’s strong…

June 2018

June 2018 edition headlines Pig prices a challenge but Pan Pacific Pork Expo a success Bittersweet Pan Pacific Pork Expo – tough times exposed under the Queensland sun Energy and soils in focus Tough time to push productivity but no time like the present Waste not, want not The power of relationships New wastewater pumps…

May 2018

May 2018 edition headlines Brisbane chefs celebrate pork and creativity APRIL advises pork research approvals Entering the next threshold of pain PPPE 2018 – thinking outside the box Remember the people Drive efficiency this month at PPPE Researchers encouraged to respond to APL call for tender Tough times for pork producers but PQI here to…

April 2018

April 2018 edition headlines Pork CRC on course at Roseworthy Prices, protectionism and the Pan Pacific APIQ – on-farm quality assurance, adding value to industry Sizing up mortality matters in the US Pork, produce, party: Perth’s best chefs celebrate Demand continues to grow, but supply slightly stronger than forecast Good man goes on Good Friday…

March 2018

March 2018 edition headlines Responsibly spending someone else’s money Market-leading move east by D’Orsogna Farm feast for Sydney chefs celebrates pork Opportunities for young leaders in the Australian pork industry Wake up to weights and vary volumes Driving efficiency together at PPPE 2018 What will happen in 2018 and 2019? Novel pork proposals make for…

February 2018

February 2018 edition headlines SunPork and Swickers rebuilding, expanding and looking to the future Pigs, processors and politicians Farrowing management – fostering know-how CRC looks up genes to see what it can see Raids hit QLD farmers Strengthening demand with a focus on the future Magnificent seven in the wild west Dale Pemberton accepts seat…