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[closed] Out of Session Call for Tender: Development of a virtual tour of the pork supply chain

APL is currently seeking applications from service providers to provide an overview of the pork industry value chain by developing a virtual tour using 360 degree photo and video technology. The tour is to explore both indoor and outdoor pig production systems, transport, lairage, processing, chilling, and retailing of Australian pork products. The project will: Support industry transparency – the Australian pork industry wants to use this technology to better tell its story across the value chain without compromising biosecurity.Enable the general …

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[closed] 2020 Roseworthy ‘Science and Practice of Pig Production’ course registrations

APL will once again be supporting industry attendance at the “Science and Practice of Pig Production” course, to be held at the University of Adelaide’s Roseworthy Campus between February 3 and February 14 2020. APL will cover the costs of travel and accommodation, and subsidise course registration for the first interested 15 producers or their staff; attendees will have to cover the remaining $350 of their course registration. The popular course covers everything about pork production, plus the latest technologies and information …

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African swine fever would cost $2bn: APL

The national economic impact from an African swine fever (ASF) incursion in Australia would has been estimated to be up to $2.03 billion1 for a larger, multi-point impact over five years. APL funded the ACIL Allen report titled, ‘Economic analysis of African swine fever incursion into Australia‘ that details the impacts of an ASF outbreak in Australia. APL CEO Margo Andrae said while there has been a significant increase in virus detection at our borders in recent months, it is crucial that …

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African swine fever forum

The NSW Farmers African Swine Fever Forum was held in Young, NSW, on Tuesday 22 October 2019. It was attended by 120 stakeholders interested in obtaining firsthand advice about the ASF virus and how it can be effectively managed. Local producer and Chair of the Pork Committee, Ean Pollard opened the proceedings and welcomed visitors for the day. Another local producer – Edwina Beveridge from Blantyre Farms – gave an overview of their biosecurity plan, the improvements that they have made …

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Australian Pork Limited

The producer owned organisation supporting and promoting the Australian pork industry. Australian Pork Limited (APL) is caring for the future of Australian pork.