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MLA Updates: Redefining resilience through sustainability | Webinar

November 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for MLA updates: Redefining resilience – a five-part webinar series in the lead up to the AGM, providing updates, insights and inspiration for a resilient future for your business.

This free webinar series, held from 4 November – 18 November 2020, is your chance to hear from MLA’s Managing Director Jason Strong and investment managers as well as ask questions around MLA’s investment in crucial research and marketing activities.

Webinar 2: Redefining resilience through sustainability

Adopt new research outcomes to contribute to a sustainable future for Australian red meat.

In this webinar:

Working towards a sustainable future for Australian red meat
Speaker: Jason Strong, MLA Managing Director

  • how MLA’s environmental sustainability program fosters the resilience and prosperity of the Australian red meat and livestock industry by creating opportunities for it to efficiently and effectively manage soil health, water, methane emissions, biodiversity and climate variability.

Investing in off-farm and on-farm sustainability
Speaker: Mick Crowley, MLA General Manager Research, Development and Adoption

  • what is involved with MLA’s off-farm and on-farm sustainability investments such as the Australian Beef Sustainability Framework and Sheep Sustainability Framework
  • how investments in R&D support progress in productivity and environmental outcomes.

What does economic sustainability look like post farm gate?
Speaker: Michael Lee, MLA Group Manager Science and Innovation

  • what investments MLA is making into new product development and innovation, which will reduce costs across the supply chain
  • how MLA is developing processing systems to convert wastes into valuable products.

Environmental stewardship & CN30
Speaker: Doug McNicholl, MLA Program Manager Sustainability and Innovation

  • what MLA’s roadmap is for CN30
  • how producers can benefit from the improved productivity associated with CN30 initiatives
  • what tools and resources are in the pipeline to help producers work towards the CN30 target and assist with adapting to climate variability, carbon farming and feedbase solutions.

Improving animal welfare
Speaker: David Beatty, MLA Group Manager Productivity and Animal Wellbeing

  • what R&D activities is MLA investing in such as biosecurity, pain relief and vaccines to reduce livestock mortality and the impacts of pain and disease.

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