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African Swine Fever Ready Webinars

The Victorian Farmers Federation pig committee, supported by Australian Pork Limited and Agriculture Victoria, is hosting a series of free webinars for producers. Designed to inform and prepare for ASF, the webinars will be held on 16 June, 23 June and 30 June, from 2pm-3pm.  To register, email pigs@vff.org.au 2pm 16 June 2020: African Swine Fever Ready Current Global ASF Pandemic – Dr David Williams, CSIRO Economic Impact of ASF – Dr Lechelle van Breda, APL 2pm 23 June 2020: On Farm Biosecurity Biosecurity Best …

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[updated] China: Consultations on Draft Ractopamine-free Assurance Scheme

In support of our request for market access for exports to mainland China, APL has been working on programs to ensure our industry will meet China’s strict import requirements. One of these is a zero tolerance of pigs fed ractopamine, so we have developed a ractopamine-free assurance scheme for industry consideration. APL will be consulting with the pork supply chain to introduce the program and its potential requirements. We are keen to hear producers views and answer any questions. A …

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Australian Women’s Leadership Symposia

The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposia are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce. Taking place in every state and territory capital between May and September, the Symposia are an unparalleled gathering of the best and brightest female talent. Keynote speakers include: Nova Peris, Ita Buttrose, Libby Trickett, Ann Sherry, Catherine Fox, Tammie Matson, Sallyanne Atkinson and many, many more. The events will feature a range of presentations, panel discussions and interactive sessions …

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Australian Pork Young Leaders meeting (20 Feb)

The next Australian Pork Young Leaders (APYL) meeting will be held from 11am-6pm on Thursday 20 February at the Toowoomba Central Plaza Apartment Hotel, 532-544 Ruthven St, Toowoomba followed by a networking dinner at George Banks Bar and Bistro, 206 Margaret St, Toowoomba. This meeting will build on the topic of people management with Ben Reeve, who presented at the second group meeting. Ben is a Human Resource Advisor with Meridian Agriculture and works with producers and industry in the area …

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