New advisory group for MLA
Meat and Livestock Australia is establishing an advisory group to increase on-farm research and development.
It is seeking producers interested in research and development opportunities to join its producer adoption reference group.
MLA producer consultation and adoption general manager David Packer said the new group, which he would chair, would oversee program implementation and strategy.
“These reference groups are key interfaces between MLA and the red-meat and livestock industry and they ensure that MLA’s programs seek outcomes that are relevant to and valued by producers,” he said.
“The producer adoption reference group will provide strategic direction on adoption-related issues and provide advice to MLA within the confines of budget and governance matters.
“The group will provide advice and prioritisation of MLA activities. “It will also monitor key performance indicators and apprise peak industry councils on the outcomes of adoptionrelated activities across the redmeat sector.”
The search is on for three beef producers, two sheep meat producers, one wool grower, an adoption researcher, adoption service provider and two peak industry council representatives are to join the group.