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Increasing efficiency and productivity in beef production

Promise

Improved performance or product quality at farm level and assurance that feedlots will remain a viable and sustainable pathway to market for producers.

Progress

High adoption of information and tools, and strong participation in extension activities, are enabling a large proportion of beef producers and lot feeders to apply R&D outputs to their livestock operations.

Performance

The $98 million invested by MLA between 2000 and 2007 has contributed to improved on-farm productivity, product quality and feedlot sustainability, generating an additional $374 million in industry value.

Read the full increasing cost efficiency and productivity - on-farm (beef) document

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