kemin

Kemin sponsors Food with Purpose

ABOVE: The Kemin local team of technical services, sales, engineering and industry consultants will be present at the show to guide you through the fit-for-purpose solutions appropriate for your business. Kemin are proud sponsors and exhibitors at the upcoming combined Poultry Information Exchange, Australian Pork Limited and Australasian Milling Conference – Food with Purpose 2024,…

networks

Australia’s 3G networks are closing down

ABOVE: Check with your service provider to confirm if you will be impacted before the 3G network closures. Photo: Hassan Ouajbir Act now, don’t delay – here’s what you need to know. Australia’s 3G networks are closing down. It is important that Australians know if they will be impacted and have time to upgrade their…

salmonella

Application to import live attenuated salmonella vaccines

ABOVE: DAFF notice of possible importation of live attenuated salmonella vaccines for use in chickens and turkeys. Photo: Victor Talashuk This notice affects stakeholders who have an interest in the possible importation of live attenuated salmonella vaccines for use in chickens and turkeys. The application The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has received a…

CSIRO

CSIRO breakthrough to boost disease resistance in crops

ABOVE: Cheryl Blundell isolating wheat protoplasts at a CSIRO Black Mountain laboratory. Scientists at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia’s national science agency, have achieved a breakthrough in molecular plant pathology, marking a technological leap forward for breeding durable disease-resistant crops. Plant pathogens – organisms that cause plant diseases – greatly reduce agricultural…

AusSPF

March AusSPF update for AVPA

ABOVE: AusSPF has invested heavily in expanding production capability to meet the increasing demand for its eggs. Australian SPF Services Pty Ltd director of operations Greg Lea updated Australasian Veterinary Poultry Association president Angela Scott with its activities recently. Following is Greg’s update as at early March 2024, which has been edited to suit publication.…

RodenBox

RodenBox is revolutioning poultry industry rodent control

ABOVE: RodenBox sensors commence immediate monitoring of rodent activity, transmitting data to the RodenBox hub. In the constant battle against rodent infestations, Australian-based technology RodenBox is introducing a game-changing solution, designed to transform conventional rodent bait stations into smart proactive defence systems. This innovative technology, now pending patent, is set to offer a major leap…

mentorship

Applications open for 2024 WFA mentorship program

ABOVE: Alltech’s partnership with the Women in Food & Agriculture mentorship program is an investment in the lives of women and the future of agriculture. Alltech is proud to continue to partner with the Women in Food & Agriculture mentorship program. Applications are open for new mentors of any gender and for female mentees from…

Australian

Australian Chicken Meat Federation 2024 update

ABOVE: Chief executive officer Dr Mary Wu provides an overview of the year ahead for the Australian Chicken Meat Federation. The Australian Chicken Meat Federation Inc is the peak coordinating body for participants in the chicken meat industry in Australia. It represents all elements of the industry nationally and is recognised as the industry representative…

research

Nutrition research supports sustainability

ABOVE: The viability of the Australian chicken meat industry depends on optimal animal health and welfare. Collective focus on meat chicken diets yields optimal outcomes for cost-effective production and environmental targets. Findings from a collection of projects exploring the fundamental aspects of poultry nutrition can help producers make step-change progress towards more cost-effective and sustainable…

APSS

APSS 2024 concludes with record-breaking numbers

The Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS) 2024 wrapped up its program last month with a resounding success, marking a significant milestone for joint coordinators Poultry Research Foundation of the University of Sydney and World Poultry Science Association Australian Branch. Hosted at Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park, this year’s conference shattered previous achievements, drawing in a…