Plans are currently under way for a sheep and cattle Producer Forum in Kojonup on April 1.
Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA), Cattle Counci, Sheepmeat Council, WA Beef Council, WA Sheep Industry Leadership Council in conjunction with producer groups including WAFarmers and PGA will be meeting to speak about a variety of issues including market access.
There will be guest speakers on live export (including Alison Penfold), market access, research and development, explanations on how levies are spent, and will give producers an opportunity to give feedback.
Topics will include:
- Overview of the cattle and sheepmeat industry structure
- MLA On-Farm Research and Development
- Trade and Market Access
- Update from the Australian Livestock Exporters Council
- Open panel Q&A session featuring keynote speakers
The forum will be held at ‘Hyfield’ on Bell Road, Kojonup for 930am registration and morning tea followed by a 10am start.
Registration is essential and best of all it is free.
The full program will be released soon and will be available at www.cattlecouncil.com.au or see below.