The new Feedback podcast from Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) features stories, news, information and interviews.
This includes everything from red meat producers to policy makers and celebrity chefs to scientists.
The podcast – which also contains a snapshot of news from MLA – is for anyone who has a keen interest in the red meat and livestock industry.
Listen along at home, in the paddock, while checking fences or driving the tractor.
MLA Feedback - Episode 9 - Winter Beef Marketing & Sheep Meat Market Update
In episode 9 of the Meat and Livestock Australia Feedback Podcast hear about MLA’s latest winter beef marketing campaign with Australian Olympian and reigning world champion Javelin thrower, Kelsey-Lee Barber.
Called 'Beef. Feed Your Greatness', the campaign sees Australian Olympic and Paralympic athletes shining a spotlight on beef’s nutritional value and the important role it plays in their diets.
Also, find out how Australia’s sheep meat market is faring as MLA release their mid-year update to the 2021 sheep projections.
MLA Feedback - Episode 8 - Beef Australia 2021
This episode is brought to you from Beef Australia in Rockhampton, and we will hear from:
Armidale Beef Producer and winner of the 2021 Meat & Livestock Australia Producer Innovation Award, Bill Mitchell on his portable in paddock weighing system. (00:44)
MLA MD Jason Strong introduces MLA’s latest tool in the fight against misinformation, Red Meat Green Facts. (04:30)
We catch up with Chair of the Australian Beef Sustainability Framework, Tess Herbert and panellist at the framework update, chef Martin Boucher (11.53)
At the Fightback against dieback seminar we caught up with Associate Professor, Caroline Hauxwell (Hawks-well) and University of Sydney Professor, Dr Gordon Rogers. (20:28)
Argyle Meats CEO, Lachie Graham, explains how blockchain technology has enabled seamless communication of provenance information (26:03)
Coverage from MLA’s Innovation in Reproductive Performance seminar were we hear from NSW DPI’s Edwina Toohey, MLA’s Nigel Tomkins and Central Queensland Producer, Stuart Barrett. (33:22)
MLA Feedback - Episode 7 - Preparing your soils for a winning season
This episode covers:
Boosting carrying capacity through soil testing | Interviewees: MLA Southern Beef & Sheep Adoption Project Manager, Andrew Morelli, and Sam White from Bald Blair Pastoral Co. [00:01:19-00:08:02]
Benchmarking project reveals goats provided ‘more stable profits’ during drought | Interviewees: Central western Queensland producers, Anita Dennis and Joe Taylor [00:08:15-00:15:09]
Rare Medium Academy helps educate and inspire chefs | Interviewee: MLA Product & Business Development Manager and Corporate Chef, Sam Burke [00:15:25-00:21:34]
For more best practice advice, tools and information to help undertake on-farm soil testing, visit the MLA soils hub
Visit MLA’s Give Goats a Go for resources and tools developed to answer commonly asked questions
Sign up for the Goats on the Move e-newsletter
Visit com to join the next free Rare Medium Academy Masterclass
For more information on MLA’s autumn lamb campaign visit com.au
Click here for relevant resources, support and contacts to help producers manage and recover from floods.
MLA Feedback - Episode 6 - Make lamb, not walls: behind the scenes
This episode covers:
The making of the annual Australian Lamb summer campaign | Interviewee: MLA General Manager, Marketing & Insights, Nathan Low [00:00:50-00:11:15]
MeatUp Forums – designed by producers, for producers | Interviewees: MLA Program Manager for Adoption, and Chair of the SA MeatUp Forums working group, Penny Schulz [00:11:25-00:18:12]
What changes to the LPA NVD mean for producers| Interviewees: CEO, Integrity Systems Company, Jane Weatherley and Livestock Movements Supervisor at Mort & Co.’s Grassdale Feedlot, Jessica Clarke [00:18:27-00:24:05]
For more on the Australian Lamb summer campaign or to find delicious lamb recipes for all occasions go to com.au
Go to com.au/events to register for a MeatUp Forum near you
Visit com.au for more information on changes to the LPA NVD and the release of the new eNVD system
For a closer look at MLA’s cattle and sheep projections visit com.au and select ‘prices and markets’
The MLA supported series, Field Trip with Curtis Stone is set to air on FOXTEL on Sunday 14 March
For more information or to get involved with the Smart Farms project contact firstname.lastname@example.org
To take part in a new online survey targeting sheep and cattle producers affected by the devastating 2019-20 bushfire season click here
MLA Feedback - Episode 5 - How do you build a carbon neutral beef brand?
This episode covers:
Connecting Australian consumers and red meat production | Interviewee: South Australian sheep and grain producer, Natalie Sommerville [00:01:06-00:06:36]
Building a carbon neutral brand| Interviewees: MLA Program Manager – Sustainability and CN30, Doug McNicholl and NAPCo General Manager – Corporate and Commercial, Stephen Moore [00:06:56-00:18:30]
A cuts-based MSA sheepmeat model is in sight| Interviewees: MSA Program Manager, David Packer and Emeritus Professor, David Pethick, Murdoch University [00:18:48-00:33:4]
Go to org.auto read Nat’s story and those of the five other #BackOnTrack feature producers
Go to mla.com.au/cn30 for more on what MLA is doing to help industry achieve the ambitious CN30 target
Visit napco.com.au for more information on NAPCo’s journey to launching a carbon neutral brand
Visit mla.com.au/msa for more information on the MSA program and sheepmeat pathways.
MLA Feedback - Episode 4 - How much do consumers really know about the red meat industry?
This episode covers:
Demonstrating the value of adding annual varieties to increase production | Interviewees: Victorian sheep producer, Mal Nicholson and MLA Project Manager – Productivity and Market Insights, Alana McEwan [00:01:03-00:09:00]
How much do consumers know about the red meat industry? | Interviewee: Pollinate CEO, Howard Parry-Husbands [00:09:13-00:20:14]
Five tips to prepare for the wet season | Interviewee: North Queensland beef producer, Colin Burnett [00:20:30-00:27:06]
MLA Annual Report 2019-20: celebrating resilience | Interviewee: MLA Managing Director, Jason Strong [00:27:25-00:37:30]
Go to com.au/pds for more information about MLA’s Producer Demonstration Sites or to get involved
Visit mla.com.au/news-and-events to read Colin Burnett’s top five tips for preparing for the wet season
Visit mla.com.au to download MLA’s 2019-20 Annual Report
Register for the MLA Updates webinar series at updates.mla.com.au.
Well done MLA
Thank you for the opportunity to be part of your podcast. We really enjoy listening to this podcast - excellent content & guests. Great to hear positive stories in Australian agriculture. Looking forward to the next episode. Well done MLA. Kirsty White, Bald Blair Angus, Guyra NSW.
A great podcast for the Red Meat industry
Love hearing all these different voices relating to red meat industry! Have a listen- some great things going on. Can’t wait for the next one.