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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Have your say in APL’s independent performance review

Under its funding agreement with government, APL is required to commission an independent review of its performance. APL has appointed a team led by Forest Hill Consulting to conduct the 2018 review. Essentially, the review will consider how effectively and efficiently APL has delivered on its role as the pork industry’s marketing, R&D and policy organisation. The review team has established a web page (www.aplreview.org), which details the terms of reference and provides an opportunity for any interested parties to make …

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African Swine Fever fact sheet

With African Swine Fever (ASF) now spreading in China, APL urges all producers to take extra precaution with their herd’s biosecurity. APL recommends you consult with your veterinarian regularly and urges you to contact them if you observe any unusual disease symptoms. General facts about ASF can be found in the fact sheet by following the link below. Please also review your farm biosecurity plan and complete the Piggery Biosecurity Audit Checklist in the National Farm Biosecurity Manual for Pork Production.

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Applications for the 2019 Science and Innovation Awards open

Are you: Between the ages of 18 and 35? A scientist, researcher, innovator, or otherwise involved in the agricultural sector? Do you have an original project that will increase on-farm productivity and profitability, enhance consumer demand for pork, and/or assist in upholding biosecurity practices? If you answered yes to the above, then you are eligible to apply for the 2019 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture. A grant of up to $22,000 will be awarded to the successful applicant to fund a …

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Request for Proposal: Alternative Pig Identification Options

Australian Pork Limited (APL) invites suitably qualified agricultural consultants to respond to this Request for Proposal (RFP) for the provision of a report on alternative identification options for pigs. The project proposes to commission a thorough and independent report on the current and future costs and benefits of alternative identification options, and their suitability to use on pigs (including implications for human and pet food uses of the parts of the pigs that might be used for identification e.g. ears), to …

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