Producers’ fingerprints on $9.4m in levy investment

GRASSROOTS producers have directly influenced the selection of new on-farm research, development and adoption projects for the grassfed beef and sheepmeat sectors in 2016/17, worth $9.4 million in levy-payer funds. A total of 18 new on-farm RD&A projects (full list accessible below) have been endorsed to receive Meat & Livestock Australia investment of grassfed beef and sheepmeat levies, starting this year. Their selection is the result of a regional consultation strategy started by MLA in 2015 to seek direct input from producers throughout the country to identify priority areas for RD&A. The projects address a range of issues within industry…

Source: Beef Central
Producers’ fingerprints on .4m in levy investment