Positive Pork CRC Push

for Weaver’s Weaning Work

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Pork CRC supported research at the University of Adelaide has shown that piglets can be weaned later with no negative effects on sow birthing frequency. The outcome of the study at the University’s Roseworthy campus, published in the journal Animal Reproduction Science, is an important finding for pig producers. It allows improvements in piglet health and welfare without loss of production. Find out how by clicking here

FREE GAS workshop for 1st 20 Pork Producers 

South Australian Producers, if you are interested in:
- knowing what greenhouse gas emissions are all about.
- calculating your piggery’s carbon emissions using the PigGas Calculator.
- understanding how you might reduce emissions.
- knowing what the government’s greenhouse gas reduction policy is.
- whether you can make money from carbon credits.
- knowing what pork industry emissions research is happening.
- knowing what pork producers are doing with biogas.
- knowing how it might affect your future business.
Then please register for this FREE workshop as soon as possible as there are limited places and it will be the last opportunity available to SA producers. Find out more by clicking here

Applications for Course 22 of the Australian Rural Leadership Program open now

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The Australian Rural Leadership Program (ARLP) is rural Australia’s iconic leadership development program. The ARLP aims to produce a network of informed, capable and ethical leaders who are able to work collaboratively to advance the interests of their industries, communities and rural Australia in general.
Course 22 is a 59 day program, delivered in six sessions over 17 months beginning in May 2015. Leaders from, or working for, the Australian pork industry who are committed to extending their knowledge, understanding and leadership skills are encouraged to apply.
Applications close on Friday, August 29. For application forms and further information click here

Get your just rewards by entering these awards

 

Pork is one of 12 industry science award categories, each worth $22,000, in the 2015 Science and Innovation Awards, which are now open for applications from people aged 18 to 35.

Plus there’s an additional Science Award for one outstanding project – the Minister for Agriculture’s Award, which offers top-up funding to one industry science award recipient to extend their project.

To enquire and apply (by Oct 3), visit Guidelines – Science and Innovation Awards.

Why not reward yourself for your hard work by entering either or both of these awards.

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Just by regularly visiting our website, you’ll be rewarded by tapping into the latest Pork CRC research outcomes, some of which might make a positive impact on your bottom line, if you’re a producer, for example.
If you’re an early career researcher, you’ll learn about scholarships and awards, employment opportunities here and overseas and the very latest R&D findings in your discipline.
If you’re a student, you’ll access details of Pork CRC industry placement opportunities, find out something you didn’t know about your fellow Pork CRC supported students and their research projects, perhaps see an application for an award, maybe even involving travel to an exciting overseas destination, or see an invitation to apply for your first dream job.
If you’re simply curious and want to learn more about the changing face of Australia’s pork industry and where cutting edge research is taking it, you’ve come to the right place.
Pork CRC is proud of our role in helping differentiate Australian pork as a high Integrity, premium quality, nutritious meat, produced under world leading welfare, health and environmental regimes.

Latest news from Pork CRC

SA PigGas workshop

To be held at Murray Bridge on September 24 from 9.30 am – 4.00pm The Pork Industry Greenhouse Gas Calculator (PigGas) calculates the on-farm greenhouse gas emissions for any type of piggery and models ways in which these emissions can be reduced. This workshop is part of the National PigGas Extension Program and is…

Pork CRC Pointers For Successful Sow Group Housing

Australian pork producers and sows in their care are successfully transitioning to group housing as part of the concerted efforts to produce high integrity Australian pork and appropriately differentiate the product from that of overseas competitors. Addressing 150 pork producers and industry stakeholders at the recent Pork CRC and APL…

Latest Pork Publications

Latest Australian Pork Newspaper – August 2014

Latest Australian Pork Newspaper – August 2014

Featuring Jefo announced as a new Pork CRC participant - Front page Grains of truth in feed grain report – pp 3-4 Finding e.coli hard to resist  - Lechelle van Breda – University of Sydney - p 5 Big benefits from new piggery waste treatment - p 6 Pork CRC project leader profile – Program 2′s Sharon Bishop-Hurley …

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