Feedlots - a vital contributor to our Economy

12 September 2018

If feedlots were to shut down in 2018 the size of the Australian economy would retract by a massive $10.3 billion and 49,000 FTE employees by 2029. This is one of the key findings from the D...

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Grain Fed Finished Standard introduced from 1 September 2018

01 September 2018

A new additional Grain Fed beef standard titled Grain Fed Finished (or GFF) is being introduced from 1 September 2018.

Developed by ALFA through industrywide consultation, the Grain Fed F...

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International collaboration key for Australia’s FMD preparedness

24 August 2018


Did you know that scientists aren’t permitted to work with live foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) virus in Australia?

FMD thankfully doesn’t occur in Australia (and o...

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Social program guarantees to excite at BeefEx

22 August 2018


The grain fed beef industry’s premier event, BeefEx, is all about celebrating the feedlot industry and setting its members up for success. An important part of this is the thre...

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Cattle on feed sets new record as dry bites

15 August 2018

Cattle on feed for the April – June 2018 quarter increased 94,777 head, or 9% from the March quarter reaching the unprecedented level of 1,120,459 head according to the results of the latest...

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Animal Welfare Officer Training registrations now open

18 July 2018

ALFA is proud to announce that it will be holding Animal Welfare Officer Training around Australia throughout August, September and October this year.

This one-and-a-half-day training cou...

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BeefEx 2018 conference registrations now open

17 July 2018

ALFA is pleased to announce that registration for the grain fed beef sector’s premier event, BeefEx is now open!

BeefEx is the grain fed beef industry’s major conference, and this year wi...

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ALFA 2018 Year in Review

05 July 2018

With ALFA members recently being asked to consider renewing their membership it is opportune to look back on ALFA’s 2018 Year in Review which outlines some of the Association’s key achi...

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Industry leaders join Award judging panel

04 July 2018


The Australian Lot Feeders’ Association (ALFA) is excited to announce two well-known and respected industry leaders will join the judging panel for the 2018 ALFA Young Lot Feed...

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Feedlot industry seeks out young talented lot feeders

13 June 2018

The Australian Lot Feeders’ Association (ALFA) is seeking to find the feedlot industry’s next up and coming lot feeder to enter long-standing industry award, the ALFA Young Lot Feeder of the...

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