posted 8 Jun 2011, 23:05 by Taiss Q

Time and Date
1pm June 16th, 2011 (duration 1 hour)

Free (unless you call in from a mobile or payphone)

Edwina Lord, Livestock Supply Co-ordinator for MSA with Meat and Livestock Australia.

Edwina grew up on a mixed beef and cropping farm at Croppa Creek (near Moree, NSW) . Edwina has worked in the cattle industry since completing university, previously being involved with agricultural policy and since being at MLA has worked with QLD processing plants driving the adoption and ensuring compliance of the MSA System. Edwina is now the Livestock Supply Coordinator at MLA.

The seminar will cover Meat Standards Australia (MSA) and how it works as well as explain how producers can supply cattle into the system and maximize compliance results. This will be followed by a question and answer session.

The presentation will cover

  • The Meat Standards Australia program:
  • provide an update of numbers being processed
  • the national average premiums being offered to producers
  • factors affecting eating quality (in particular how a producer can minimise the risk of dark cutting animals)
  • Understanding feedback sheets
  • And an overview of boning groups

This is an excellent way for to receive industry information. To participate you must register for this seminar by contacting Cheriel Tidd ph:02 6030 4521