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14 Jul 2020

Sire Nominations open for Southern Multi-breed project

The New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (DPI) are seeking bull nominations for the second year of the Southern... View Article

26 Jun 2020

AWA announces Spring Elite Wagyu Sale 29 October 2020

With genetic progress comes opportunity in Wagyu The Australian Wagyu Association’s Elite Wagyu Sale has become the international Wagyu industry’s... View Article

12 Jun 2020

Wagyu Webinars – Keep Informed

The Australian Wagyu Association is pleased to announce a Wagyu Webinar series, to bring the global Wagyu sector the very... View Article

25 May 2020

New AWA pricing for Neogen GGP50K with no-charge re-testing

The Australian Wagyu Association and Neogen Australasia are delighted to announce new AWA standard pricing for the Wagyu GGP50K genomics... View Article

15 May 2020

Newcomer wins Grand Champ in 2020 Branded Beef Comp

The results for the 2020 Wagyu Branded Beef Competition have now been announced and watched by viewers from within the... View Article

6 May 2020

Wagyu Genetics in Global Demand at 2020 EWS

In uncertain times, the 2020 Elite Wagyu Sale has shone out as the leading international Wagyu genetics event, with strong... View Article

3 Apr 2020

2020 Elite Wagyu Sale 100% Online

TOP WAGYU GENETICS ONLINE WITH GDL AND ELITE LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS The Australian Wagyu Association welcomes Elite Livestock Auctions as our... View Article

27 Mar 2020

AWA COVID-19 Update 27 March 2020

As the Australian Federal and State Governments introduce tightening restrictions around management of COVID-19, the AWA has been implementing systems... View Article

24 Mar 2020

Elite Wagyu Sale Prelim Sale Listing

The Australian Wagyu Association is pleased to announce that the preliminary catalogue of Lots for the 2020 Elite Wagyu Sale... View Article

20 Mar 2020

Changes to WagyuEdge and Elite Wagyu Sale

WagyuEdge 2020 Conference and Tour cancelled In response to the Government-initiated requirements associated with responsible event management in the Coronavirus-19... View Article

21 Feb 2020

Neogen MiP to SNP Upgrade Promotion

Neogen Australasia has advised that they will no longer by providing MiP testing services, and will be transitioning to SNP... View Article

20 Feb 2020

Invitation:  AWA Business and EBV Review

Important Update 20 March 2020 In light of the recent advice on coronavirus, the WagyuEdge 2020 conference has been cancelled.... View Article

5 Feb 2020

AWA Wagyu Fellowship & Scholarship 2020 now open

Since 2017, the Australian Wagyu Fellowship has been available to AWA members to undertake short projects for the improvement of... View Article

6 Dec 2019

Building on world’s luxury beef – WagyuEdge 2020 is open!

The Australian Wagyu Association annual conference – WagyuEdge 2020, builds on the vision to support, promote and advance Wagyu –... View Article

4 Dec 2019

2020 Wagyu Branded Beef Competition is Open

It is that time of year again when the Australian Wagyu Association calls for entries into the Wagyu Branded Beef... View Article

2 Dec 2019

Welcome to the 2019-20 Board

The Australian Wagyu Association Annual General Meeting was held 25 November, 2019 and heralds in the release of the AWA... View Article

29 Nov 2019

Zoetis joins Neogen and Xytovet for DNA testing for AWA

The Australian Wagyu Association is pleased to announce that Neogen Australasia, Xytovet and Zoetis are now recognised laboratories for DNA... View Article

21 Nov 2019

AWA Strategic Plan 2020 – 2025 launched

The future direction of the AWA Delivering our AWA 2020 – 2025 Strategic Plan The Australian Wagyu Association Board has... View Article

2 Nov 2019

AWA Recognises an Honourable Man

Quiet, fair and honourable, is how many in the industry would describe this early pioneer of the Australian Wagyu industry.... View Article

24 Oct 2019

What will I learn at the AWA Workshop?

A workshop, compared to a presentation is about learning. Learning a new skill, a new technology or improving on what... View Article

8 Aug 2019

Class of their own at RNA Paddock to Palate

Congratulations seem to be in order for the Wentworth Cattle Company for taking overall honours in the 2019 RNA Paddock... View Article

18 Jul 2019

Wagyu Supports Royal Flying Doctor Service

The Australian Wagyu Association are proud to support the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) in saving lives in rural and... View Article

15 Jul 2019

Wagyu Breeding Guide at Your Fingertips

The Australian Wagyu Association is now providing online monthly updates of the Wagyu Breeding Guide EBV Tables for Sires and... View Article

27 May 2019

Building Integrity – Wrap up of 2019 Wagyu conference

The dust has settled since the Australian Wagyu Association’s 2019 WagyuEdge: Building Integrity Conference and Tour and what a wonderful... View Article

24 May 2019

Wagyu Feed Calculator to maximise marbling potential

At this year’s AWA annual conference, WagyuEdge:Building Integrity, Todd Andrews of NSW DPI unveiled the full version of a new... View Article

14 May 2019

Records smashed with top Wagyu females

2019 Elite Wagyu National Sale At the Elite Wagyu National Sale last Friday 10 May, in Adelaide, breeders paid more for... View Article

13 May 2019

Be Bold, Be Branded Be Wagyu Champions of 2019

The 2019 Wagyu Branded Beef Competition awards were presented during the Gala Dinner of the Australian Wagyu Association’s annual conference,... View Article

26 Apr 2019

EKKA Paddock to Palate Important Changes

The RNA Beef Committee would like to inform you about some important changes to the 2019/20 RNA Paddock to Palate... View Article

22 Mar 2019

Wagyu Fellowship study tour: what I thought I knew

The Wagyu Fellowship is about extending the industry’s knowledge – on how we breed, feed and improve the ultimate eating... View Article

20 Mar 2019

Wagyu Branded Beef Shines

Wagyu quality shines at Hog’s for Branded Beef competition This year’s annual Wagyu Branded Beef Competition held by the Australian... View Article