News Archive 2014

15 Dec 2014

A MARBLE-OUS GENETIC ADVANTAGE

In the same way the Australian wine industry de-mythologised French winemaking traditions and cut its own path into a sheltered market,... View Article



1 Dec 2014

RADICAL GENETIC IMPROVEMENT FLOWS FROM RESEARCH PROJECT

Exciting results are emerging from the Wagyu Collaborative Genetic Research Project. Read more…. 



1 Dec 2014

AACo WINS AGRIBUSINESS EXPORT AWARD

The world’s largest Wagyu operation, Australian Agricultural Company, has been named the winner of the Australian Export Awards Agribusiness category,... View Article



17 Nov 2014

WORLD LEADERS DINE ON AUSTRALIAN WAGYU

World leaders at the G20 in Brisbane dined on Australian Wagyu beef. READ THE BEEF CENTRAL REPORT



4 Nov 2014

HAVE A PRESENCE AT BEEF 2015

Beef 2015 at Rockhampton, Qld, is Australia’s premiere beef industry event and Wagyu will have a strong presence in the... View Article



30 Oct 2014

New Wagyu Board

The AWA Board of Directors (Council) has been reset for 2014/15. Scott de Bruin has been reappointed President and Chairman... View Article



30 Oct 2014

ACCC Inquiry into Wagyu

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has advised the Australian Wagyu Association (AWA) that it intends to conduct an... View Article



30 Oct 2014

PRIDE of AUSTRALIA WAGYU OUTBACK TOUR

May 10 to 13, 2015 Discover how Wagyu and Wagyu cross cattle are bred and raised in Australia’s cattle country... View Article



30 Oct 2014

WAGYU HEIFERS SELL TO $8250

Unjoined Wagyu heifers sold to $8250 and 28 averaged $2430 at the inaugural Fullblood 100% Wagyu International online AuctionsPlus sale... View Article



15 Oct 2014

MORE WAGYU GOLD

Shiro Kin Fullblood Fullblood Wagyu, the flagship brand from Sydney based Andrews Meat Industries, was named the grand champion Wagyu... View Article



15 Oct 2014

WAGYU HEIFERS SELL TO $8250

Unjoined Wagyu heifers sold to $8250 and 28 averaged $2430 at the inaugural Fullblood 100% Wagyu International online AuctionsPlus sale... View Article



10 Oct 2014

WAGYU FOCUS AT ROYAL PINES

In what has been described as the biggest Wagyu attendance ever since Wagyu conferences started 13 years ago, close to... View Article



10 Oct 2014

SIRE & DAM RESEARCH EBV LIST

Stage 1 of the Wagyu Collaborative Genetics Research Project is now complete and a Sire and Dam Research EBV List... View Article



8 Oct 2014

SALE SPARKS INTEREST IN WAGYU

Widespread interest in the inaugural WAGYU FULLBLOOD 100% INTERNATIONAL SALE has exceeded expectations with agents fielding widespread enquiry from throughout... View Article



2 Oct 2014

EXPANDED CATALOGUE AVAILABLE…….and REGISTER NOW TO BID

An expanded version of the Wagyu Fullblood 100% International Sale catalogue is now available. This is in addition to the... View Article



28 Sep 2014

WAGYU BEEF TOPS MELBOURNE’S FINE FOOD AWARDS

Stockyard’s Black Label Wagyu brand was named Champion Large Branded Beef and Best Branded Beef at the Royal Melbourne Fine... View Article



28 Sep 2014

FULL ON FOR FULLBLOOD SALE

The inaugural Wagyu Fullblood 100% International online sale features 28 live Fullblood Wagyu including three unique “herd-starter” heifer lots, nine... View Article



28 Sep 2014

WAGYU CONFERENCE DRAWS A BIG CROWD

The Australian National Wagyu Conference at the RACV’s Royal Pines resort on Queensland’s Gold Coast from October 10 to 12... View Article



28 Sep 2014

‘SKILLING UP WITH WAGYU’ WORKSHOP

To gain the most from the services Wagyu Australia has to offer, a special bonus ‘Skilling up Workshop’ will precede... View Article



28 Sep 2014

STOP BVDV STEALING YOUR PROFITS

BVDV (Pestivirus) is a production limiting disease, stealing profits from cattle producers by reducing both the quantity and quality of... View Article



16 Sep 2014

High Stakes – Wagyu Features on Landline

On August 3, ABC television’s Landline presenter Pip Courtney introduced a major segment on the Wagyu breed ‘High Stakes’ by... View Article



2 Sep 2014

Join Us on Social Media

Did you know that the Australian Wagyu Association has a Facebook page and Twitter profile? Why not connect with us... View Article



2 Sep 2014

Branded Beef Competition close September 5

Don’t miss out on being involved in the 3rd Annual AWA Branded Beef Competition with entries closing on Friday 5th... View Article



2 Sep 2014

2014 “Export Horizons – Going Global” Wagyu National Conference

10th to 12th October 2014 at the RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast, QLD. This conference is a must for... View Article



2 Sep 2014

Wagyu Fullblood 100% International Sale

This inaugural sale of Wagyu genetics will bring together semen, embryos, embryo flushes and live sires and dams. Members are... View Article



14 Aug 2014

WAGYU DRIVES PROFITABILITY

Wagyu is critical in AA Co’s focus on profitability according to Beef Central’s (August 11, 2014) report on an address... View Article



11 Aug 2014

2015 Conference Spreads World-Wide

The 2015 conference has been expanded into a World Wagyu Conference and will follow immediately after Rockhampton’s Beef 2015 where... View Article



11 Aug 2014

Wagyu Strong In ABC Delicious Awards

Wagyu featured strongly in the recently announced ABC Delicious awards which highlight independent producers. In the From the Paddock Primary... View Article



11 Aug 2014

Genetic Opportunities At New Wagyu Sale

In a move to generate a market place for superior Australian Wagyu genetics, the Australian Wagyu Association (AWA) is facilitating... View Article



11 Aug 2014

Wagyu On ABC Landline

The Australian Wagyu industry was featured on ABC Landline’s episode 27 on Sunday August 3.  Interviewees included Wagyu producers Scott... View Article