Virtual conference bag

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Red Meat Updates 2021

virtual conference bag

Building on the 2020 trial, we are once again happy to present a virtual conference bag for RMU attendees. Below you will find links to our 2021 sponsors along with useful resources and materials they have provided.

Major sponsors

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Meat & Livestock Australia work on behalf of cattle, sheep and goat producers by investing levies in research and marketing activities that contribute to producer profitability, sustainability and global competitiveness.

Learn how MLA’s Community Programs help to foster the prosperity of the Australian red meat industry and demonstrate that our producers are ethical and responsible custodians of livestock, land and natural resources.

Red meat producers can access these MLA resources to assist them in making the right decisions in their business.

Keep informed on how COVID-19 is affecting the red meat industry on MLA’s COVID-19 market insights hub containing economic analysis and insights about consumers, the retail and foodservice sectors, our competitors and more.


Pinion Advisory is a result of a merger between South Australian company Rural Directions, Tasmanian company Macquarie Franklin and Victorian company Sunraysia Environmental. Pinion Advisory is driven by the motivation of helping growers and industry improve their business goals – whether they be increased profits, productivity, succession planning or environmental management.

Next Gen Breakthrough has been designed to assist and support the development of the next generation of farm managers. Registrations are open for a Tasmanian Next Gen group, commencing in August 2021. View the flyer to learn more: Next Gen Breakthrough Group flyer Tasmania – Pinion Advisory


Virtual farm tour sponsor

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Lunch sponsor 


State Government sponsor

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Industry innovator sponsor

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Gate to plate sponsor


Irrigated Pasture Updates sponsor


Dryland Pasture Updates sponsor

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Sheep Updates sponsor


Beef Updates sponsor

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Peak Industry body sponsor


The Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association (TFGA) are holding a Young Farmers Gathering on the evening of Friday 13 August from 6.30pm upstairs at JJ’s Bakery and Old Mill Cafe, 52 Wellington Street, Longford.

If you are 18 to 40 years of age and want to understand what the peak farming Association in Tasmania does, this is your chance. Members and non-members of the TFGA are welcome to come along.

For more information or to RSVP click here 

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Morning tea sponsors

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Weighing livestock is a powerful performance measurement tool for farmers.

Monitoring livestock weights gives farmers insight into animal growth, health and performance, allowing them to make more informed management decisions using data that is accurate and easily accessible. With nearly 80 years of experience in the farming industry and a reputation for ground-breaking innovations in animal management, Gallagher also lead the way in weighing and EID solutions – offering a full range of animal weighing, data collection and EID systems.

To learn more about the Gallagher Weighing and EID ecosystem, click here.

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With over 30 years of experience within the agricultural, dairy and commercial industries, our experienced, friendly staff at Water Dynamics Tasmania can provide you with a range of irrigation solutions tailored to your needs. We are specialists in T-L Hydraulic Centre Pivots, broadacre irrigation and in providing complete irrigation and pump service and repairs.

We understand the unique local conditions and challenges. With relevant skills and experience within our sales and service teams, we will provide the right products and technical advice to keep your irrigation system operating at peak efficiency. At Water Dynamics Tasmania, we aim to be your most valued irrigation partner.

Water Dynamics Longford Branch 

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Agriculture confronts a large volume of uncontrollable factors – more than in any other industry. While no one would hope for a drought or a trade ban, such non-controllable factors produce what is ultimately a class collective. Arguably, as Australian agriculture hits the midpoint of 2021, two factors outside the control of every farmer have put the industry in one of the best positions it has been in for some time.

Read the latest ANZ Agri ‘INFOCUS’ commodity insights report here. 

Welcome refreshments sponsor

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Conference bag sponsor

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The Livestock Health Monitoring program collects confidential/anonymous information on livestock diseases and conditions observed by rural service providers and abattoir data from the National Sheep Health Monitoring Project in Tasmania and produces a monthly report that is circulated as widely as possible amongst Tasmanian livestock producers and service providers.

The program is designed to keep Tasmanian livestock producers and rural service providers up to date on what livestock diseases and conditions are currently occurring in Tasmania. This should mean earlier diagnosis, more effective treatment and better prevention of future outbreaks.

Read the full June report here.