Vale Leo Pugh

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The red meat industry has lost a colourful, deeply-respected and much-loved industry stakeholder with the passing in Brisbane of Leo Pugh on Thursday, after an 18 month battle with cancer. He was 80.
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Project to trial ‘user pays’ funding of safer livestock handling infrastructure

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The feasibility of establishing a “user pays” system to fund the installation and use of safer livestock loading and unloading infrastructure at high density livestock facilities like saleyards and abattoirs, will be investigated in a new federally funded trial.

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Masterchef’s Adam Liaw on cooking the perfect steak, value-adding opportunities + VIDEO

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Masterchef’s Adam Liaw touched on some of the eternal topics that home cooks agonise over when trying to cook the perfect steak, during a presentation at the Angus Australia national conference in Ballarat last week. He also has some interesting views on value-adding opportunities for beef.

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Recruitment: How your business can be more like LinkedIn’s 2017 Top Companies

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LinkedIn’s 2017 list of the top Australian companies to work for has recently been revealed, and it makes interesting reading. Is there anything smaller agribusinesses can learn about these companies to attract and retain their own top talent?

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Bribery scandal erupts over JBS executives’ actions in Brazil

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Global meat processing giant JBS has been rocked by a corruption scandal in Brazil, linking a group of senior company executives with bribes to Brazil’s President Michel Temer and other senior politicians, compounded by accusations of insider trading as shares plummeted this week.

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