Cargill, Teys Australia donate $2.75M to Texas Tech

May 11, 2017 - by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
LUBBOCK, Texas – Cargill will donate $750,000 and Teys Australia will donate $2 million to support research in meat science at Texas Tech Univ. Cargill’s donation will establish the Cargill Endowe…

Ten legislators urge Sec. Perdue to ditch GIPSA rules

Meatingplace, By Rita Jane Gabbett on 5/8/2017
In a letter sent last Friday, ten members of Congress from the state of Georgia urged Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to rescind Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) regu…

Red meat industry rushes to open up UK markets

The Standard, 9 May 2017
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) is hoping to open up access to the market for Australian beef and lamb in the United Kingdom (UK) by seizing the opportunities provided by recent UK politica…

Australian live cattle export numbers dive

JAMIE-LEE OLDFIELD, The Weekly Times May 9, 2017
LIVE cattle exports from Australia have dropped by almost half for the first quarter of this year. And sheep numbers have dropped 16 per cent. The 161,045 cattle sent overseas in January …