The latest Producer Adoption Outcomes Report has reported that red meat industry adoption programs have delivered $1.04B* in total net benefits to participating producers who adopted a new practices between 2015 and 2023. In 2022–23 around $59M was delivered in annual net benefits to 13,757 producers that participated in learning and training activities to grow their businesses.
During 2022-23 9.3 million sheep, 8.7 million cattle and 536,179 goats were positively impacted by practice change programs rolled out by MLA. Landholders participating in adoption initiatives were responsible for 157.5M hectares of Australian agricultural land. MLA’s flagship programs for producers include Profitable Grazing Systems (PGS), Producer demonstration sites (PDS) and EDGE Network. These programs provide information on key management practices through supported learning packages (SLPs), peer-to-peer learning and workshops.
Read the report here.