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Feedlot Industry welcomes Minister Littleproud’s support for Grain Fed Finished Standard

11 December 2018

The Australian Lot Feeders’ Association (ALFA) welcomes the Hon. Minister David Littleproud’s announcement to include the newly introduced Grain Fed Finished Standard into Australia’s Export...

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Investing in people and attracting staff to the feedlot industry

03 December 2018

Attracting and retaining staff is a key issue for Australian agriculture, and the feedlot sector is no exception. Sifting through the industry job adverts it doesn’t take long see the high d...

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GFF now part of NFAS audits

21 November 2018

Auditing of lot feeding operations under the National Feedlot Accreditation Scheme (NFAS) now covers the industry’s newest certified product, Grain Fed Finished (GFF) beef, at roughly 30 GFF...

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Grounds for confidence in GFF compliance rates

21 November 2018

Results of Meat Standards Australia (MSA) grading carried out in 2017–18 suggest more than 99 per cent of eligible carcases will satisfy the lot feeding industry’s new Grain Fed ...

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BeefEx a major success for industry

22 October 2018

 

It’s a wrap – the Australian grain fed beef industry’s premier event, BeefEx, was delivered to great success last week by peak industry body, the Australian Lot Fee...

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ALFA welcomes new President

22 October 2018

A new President has taken the helm at the Australian Lot Feeders’ Association (ALFA) as a result of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on 9 October, in conjunction with BeefEx 2018.Bryce ...

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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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