Extension, training & tools

MLA delivers the practical results of its R&D investments by providing producers with education, training and opportunities to change on-farm practice.

MLA supports extension and training opportunities with practical information, tools and calculators to assist producer decision making, with the aim of achieving long-term productive and profitable businesses.

Extension and training opportunities are available for all red meat enterprises, helping producers put research findings into practice.

These include:

  • More beef from pastures

    More beef from pastures

    MBfP combines an online manual with regional events and workshops.

  • Making more from sheep

    Making more from sheep

    MMFS provides a best practice package of information, tools and events.

  • Going into goats

    Going into goats

    The GiG Guide explains the essential processes for successful goat production.

  • FutureBeef

    FutureBeef

    A collaborative program assisting graziers and the beef supply chain in northern Australia.

  • EDGEnetwork

    EDGEnetwork

    Workshops focus on business, breeding, nutrition and grazing management skills.

  • Producer demonstration sites

    Producer demonstration sites

    The PDS program applies and further develops R&D results in commercial settings.

  • Pastoral Profit

    Pastoral Profit

    A business-focused program providing professional development opportunities for pastoral producers

  • Farm300

    Farm300

    Workshops focus on business, breeding, nutrition and grazing management skills.

  • Producer case studies

    Producer case studies

    Case studies from cattle, sheep and goat producers across Australia.

Tools and calculators

MLA’s tools and calculators are designed to help members make informed decisions in their business.

The tools have been created in conjunction with red meat producers, extension staff and researchers to ensure they combine the most up-to-date information with maximum practicality for use on farm.

Areas covered include:

  • Animal health and nutrition
  • Cost of production
  • Feed budgeting
  • Pasture improvement costs
  • Greenhouse gas emissions

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