News

Added Clarity from NFAS Changes

23 October 2017

The National Feedlot Accreditation Scheme (NFAS) supports the continual improvement in grain fed beef production, the welfare of cattle in our care and environmental management w...

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Relationships Key in Beef Sector

09 October 2017

Much of the discussion at next month’s SMARTBEEF 2017 will be around SMART relationship building across the beef supply chain.

“The prosperity of participants along the value...

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Cattle on feed growth continues

23 August 2017

Cattle on feed for the April – June quarter increased 72,597 head, or 7.1% from the March quarter, reaching the unprecedented level of 1,089,072 head according to the results of ...

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ALFA SMARTBEEF Registrations Open

01 August 2017

The Australian Lot Feeders’ Association (ALFA) now welcomes registrations to SMARTBEEF 2017, an event designed to educate, inform and inspire grass root members of the feedlot community and ...

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"Love Your Work" Video Series Released

27 July 2017

“Love Your Work” is the latest engaging video series released by the Australian Lot Feeders’ Association (ALFA).

The series explores the work, life and commitment of three individuals ac...

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Confidence in grainfed system sees numbers on feed increase

27 May 2017

Cattle on feed for the March quarter increased 80,687 head, or 8.6% from the December quarter, to 1,016,475 head according to the results of the ALFA/MLA quarterly survey.

An increase...

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Cattle numbers on feed decline

08 November 2016

Cattle on feed for the September 2016 quarter have declined 122,094 head or 13% from the June quarter, down to 788,873 head, according to the results of the ALFA/MLA quarterly survey.  ...

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BeefEx: premier grainfed showcase launches

10 October 2016

The premier showcase for the grain fed beef industry, BeefEx launches tomorrow at the Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast with nearly 400 delegates registered to attend.

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ALFA Appoints New CEO

09 September 2016

President of the Australian Lot Feeders’ Association (ALFA), Tess Herbert, has today announced the appointment of Mr Christian Mulders as ALFA’s new Chief Executive Officer.

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Fit & Feeling Good – AWO Update, Autumn 2016

16 March 2016

Dear Feedlot Animal Welfare Officer,

Ensuring good animal welfare outcomes is a priority for the Australian cattle feedlot industry. This newsletter has been developed to provide support ...

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