Feedback magazine

MLA's Feedback magazine is the red meat and livestock industry journal, signposting producers to practical on farm information and the latest technological advances that are putting Australian producers in a globally competitive position.

Feedback features production information and case studies, snapshots of MLA's global marketing campaigns and recipes from our foodservice and retail initiatives. A hard copy of Feedback magazine is delivered bi-monthly to MLA members.


Interested in receiving Feedback? Contact MLA at or if you're a producer paying levies become an MLA member and receive Feedback automatically.



Feedback magazine February/March 2018

Stories from the current edition of Feedback magazine include:
  • 2018 outlook
  • Data-driven innovation
  • Offal investigations
  • Poison prevention
  • Doing it with drones



Previous Editions

Feedback magazine December 2017/January 2018

  • Red Meat 2017 round-up
  • MSA's top producers
  • Food for the future
  • Repronomics: new frontier genetics
  • eID value adding

 Feedback magazine September/October 2017

  • Welfare at work
  • Grass seed impact
  • Talking free trade
  • Low-stress handling
  • Integrity matters


 Feedback magazine July/August 2017

  • Investing in yards
  • Chinese taste test
  • What's on the plate?
  • Raising calving rates
  • Kikuyu companions


Feedback magazine May/June 2017

  • Next generation - ensuring red meat’s bright future
  • Objective measurement - supply chain rollout update
  • Leucaena, legumes and longevity
  • Brahman BIN outcomes
  • Targeting our biggest customer

Feedback magazine February/March 2017

  • Darren Hamblin shares how data drives productivity
  • Drones move from toys to tools
  • BusinessEDGE heads south
  • Delving into China - investment opportunities
  • myMLA - new online service tailored to you

Feedback magazine November/December 2016

  • Restaurateur Tim Burvill celebrates the rise of dry-aged meat
  • Who’s the consumer of the future?
  • New score guidelines for maternal ewes
  • Which weaning works best?
  • How CoMarketing is fast-tracking product development
Feedback magazine Aug/Sept 2016

Feedback magazine August/September 2016

  • Systems for profit
  • The livestock export evolution
  • Objective measurement: how will it help producers?
  • Focusing on the feedbase
  • Sharing red meat’s nutritional benefits
Feedback magazine May/June 2016

Feedback magazine May/June 2016

  • Elke Hocking and the power of information sharing
  • MLA’s value and future direction
  • The ins and outs of sheep eID
  • Gaining from leucaena
  • Finding new cuts of lamb

Feedback magazine March/April 2016

  • Producers share how research betters their enterprises
  • Sowing seeds of change
  • Trying out new genes
  • Methane mitigation
  • Meeting the consumer of 2025
 Feedback January_February 2016

Feedback magazine January/February 2016

  • Andrew MacDougall shares how he has lifted productivity
  • Why biosecurity should start on farm
  • Road-testing biomass
  • How MSA adds value for exporters and restaurants
  • Keeping beef and lamb on the menu

Feedback magazine November/December 2015

  • Life post the MLA Challenge
  • How your levies have delivered
  • Producer groups put pastures to the test
  • CoMarketing investments
  • Get more out of processor feedback

Feedback magazine September/October 2015

  • How the MLA Donor Company adds value
  • Advancing genetics in the northern cattle industry
  • Finding the right ram just got easier
  • All about phosphorus
  • Chef Aaron Brooks shares his love of lamb

Feedback magazine July/August 2015

  • Grazing crops pushing productivity
  • Have your say where MLA invests in R&D
  • Putting the profit into the pastoral zone
  • Carbon farming - strategies to reduce emissions
  • Riding the grassfed wave in the US
Feedback-magazine-May_June-2015_Cover.jpg Feedback magazine May/June 2015
  • Fertility focus breeds success
  • Beef export trends over 30 years
  • How worm egg counts work
  • Producers are Making More From Sheep
  • Growing demand in the banqueting sector
Feedback MarApr15 Feedback magazine March/April 2015
  • More Beef from Pastures program kick-starts change
  • The importance of good business data
  • On-farm emissions reductions
  • Managing pregnant cows
  • Hayden Quinn's fast meal solutions

Feedback magazine January/February 2015

  • How MSA is helping grow foodservice demand
  • A sneak peak how marketing campaigns are developed
  • Innovations in the processing sector
  • Best practice animal welfare
Feedback magazine November/December 2014 Feedback magazine November/December 2014
  • Bredwell Fedwell helping business
  • How Australia can meet growing demand
  • Best practice sheep welfare
  • Tools to help you follow the market
Feedback October 2014 Feedback magazine October 2014
  • MLA's latest spring lamb campaign
  • Why joining a producer group is good for business
  • Genetic progress
  • Going for it with grassfed
Feedback September 2014

Feedback magazine September 2014

  • Protecting Australia's meat safety reputation
  • Winning against seeds
  • What drives on-farm R&D adoption?
  • An app to build cooking confidence

Feedback magazine August 2014

 Feedback magazine August 2014
  • Tasmanians take out MLA Challenge
  • Sorting out your soils
  • Making cash from cows
  • Finding out what consumers want
Feedback magazine July

Feedback magazine July 2014

  • Informed eating: Responding to the meat- free movement
  • How producers are Making More from Sheep
  • Opportunities for southern beef producers to lift profitability
  • Inspiring chefs to use non-loin cuts

Feedback magazine June 2014

  • Pushing production with pasture
  • Emerging global food trends
  • New global brand for beef, lamb and goat
  • Benefits of producer education
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Feedback May 2014

  • Unity key in trade talks
  • Strengthening lamb supply links
  • Using remotes in the remote
  • Energising the Japanese market
 Feedback magazine April 2014

Feedback April 2014

  • The benefits of benchmarking
  • The achievements of the Sheep CRC
  • Successsion planning for success
  • Working with butchers to grow domestic demand
Feedback magazine March 2014

Feedback March 2014

  • How reducing emissions is good for productivity
  • Fine tuning early joining of ewes
  • The limitations to liveweight gain in northern cattle
  • Turning emerging markets into customers
Feedback-magazine-feedback-decjan18-190x269.jpg  Feedback January/February 2014
  • Return on investmentLifting ewe condition scores
  • Renovation rescue-EverGraze findings in NSW's Central West
  • Bullseye-Working with processors to increase catttle compliance
  • The summer sizzle- Sam and Merrick share their barbie tips
Download previous editions of Feedback magazine.


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