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28 Feb 2019

50K DNA Testing Services now available with XytoVet

The Australian Waygu Association (AWA) and XytoVet would like to express our appreciation to the many producers who were early... View Article

27 Feb 2019

Conference program released bringing together Wagyu supply chain and industry specialists

Anticipation is building in the lead-up to the Australian Wagyu Association’s annual conference, WagyuEdge: Building Integrity. With just on two... View Article

22 Feb 2019

Japanese Beef – a promotion to learn what is Wagyu

There is no doubt that the Japanese Wagyu beef presented at the recent promotion in Sydney by the Japan Livestock... View Article

20 Feb 2019

ALEC Chairman Hon. Simon Crean closing keynote speaker at conference

The Australian Wagyu Association is delighted to announce that chairman of Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council, the Hon. Mr Simon Crean... View Article

1 Feb 2019

Australian Wagyu – 30 years in the making

An anniversary is a time to celebrate, reflect and build for tomorrow   Join with the Australian Wagyu Association in... View Article

29 Nov 2018

Winter wonder as Wagyu business raises steaks

REVERSE psychology is paving the way forward for one of Australia’s leading Wagyu beef operations. Anthony and Chantal Winter, managers... View Article

21 Nov 2018

Be a Wagyu Branded Beef Winner in 2019

It’s starting to heat up in the world of the Australian Wagyu Association’s Wagyu Branded Beef Competition with entries already... View Article

5 Nov 2018

Inaugural female president to lead the Australian Wagyu Association Board

AWA new President and Board for 2018-19 The Australian Wagyu Association Annual General Meeting was held Wednesday 31st October 2018,... View Article

2 Nov 2018

Wagyu continues on strong growth curve

Total Australian Wagyu beef production could grow to 75,000 tonnes carcase weight by 2022 if the industry continues on its... View Article

19 Oct 2018

Putting the pieces together at Nutrition and Genetics Workshop

The concept of a workshop is to gain practical knowledge to take back to your workplace to improve your outcomes.... View Article

11 Oct 2018

We have moved!

Dear AWA Members, The Association has moved from its location at the University of New England to offices within Armidale.... View Article

10 Oct 2018

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Dear Members, The 2018 Annual General Meeting is 31 October, 2018, commencing 4.30pm at Armidale Bowling Club, Armidale, NSW. The... View Article

28 Sep 2018

World-first Wagyu BreedObject $Indexes

A step forward for genetic gain and profitability The Australian Wagyu Association (AWA) has announced the implementation of its three... View Article

27 Sep 2018

A Clear Image of Wagyu

The level of interest in the first round of Expression of Interest for the MIJ-30 objective carcase measurement camera has... View Article

26 Sep 2018

AWA Drought Assistance

Environmental conditions and effects are not selective in who it affects and drought is one such phenomenon. With the little... View Article

14 Sep 2018

Be Bold, Be Branded, Be Wagyu

Register your brand for 2019 competition The Wagyu Branded Beef Competition is the industry’s annual showcase for Wagyu brand owners... View Article

17 Aug 2018

Mayura wins National “From the Paddock” trophy

The prestigious 2018 delicious award winners were announced at a gala event in Sydney this week. The awards are a... View Article

11 Aug 2018

A Wagyu genetics legend awarded Paddock to Palate

Congratulations to Alan Hoey and Hamblin’s for taking out first and second place in the Mort & Co Paddock to... View Article

6 Aug 2018

Plan to get the most out of your performance recording

Improving the accuracy of EBVs for your animals in Wagyu BREEDPLAN by submitting performance data requires some planning so that... View Article

16 Jul 2018

Caviar of beef on high

The rule of thumb for airline catering is that if one airline uses a premium ingredient, more will follow. It... View Article

9 Jul 2018

Premium Wagyu Sale sets the genetics bar higher

The Australian Wagyu Association’s Premium Wagyu Sale, held 6 July, 2018, proved once again that top performing Wagyu genetics are... View Article

5 Jul 2018

Jack’s Creek a winner at World Steak Challenge

The results are in for the World Steak Challenge! Australia didn’t take out the big prize this year, but by... View Article

25 Jun 2018

Japanese beef imports – tsunami or ripple?

Riding the ripple of Japanese beef imports to Australia The recent lifting of the ban on imported Japanese beef into... View Article

21 Jun 2018

EKKA Paddock to Palate competition – Phase 1 feedlot trails completed

The annual EKKA Paddock to Palate competition for Class 39 – Wagyu has now completed Phase 1 the feedlot trials.... View Article

31 May 2018

WagyuEdge 2018 conference

The Australian Wagyu Association annual conference, WagyuEdge 2018 has been met with enthusiasm and approval by those who attended. In... View Article

18 May 2018

A humble man bestowed with Wagyu’s Hall of Fame

The Wagyu industry is increasingly becoming more prominent and recognised as a premium beef breed due in part to the... View Article

7 May 2018

Champions of Branded Wagyu Beef

The 2018 Branded Beef Competition Awards conducted by the Australian Wagyu Association were presented at the annual conference, #WagyuEdge, on... View Article

7 May 2018

Elite Wagyu Sale sees some big wins and bids

The 2018 Elite Wagyu Sale was held at the closure of the annual Australian Wagyu Association’s annual conference, WagyuEdge in... View Article

4 May 2018

“Be part of something” RMAC chair urges Wagyu conference delegates

Cattle breeders who do not align with a branded beef supply chain would be doomed to be price-takers forever, Red... View Article

23 Apr 2018

The Wagyu eating experience

Fancy a good quality wagyu steak? You have come to the right place! The #WagyuEdge 2018 conference will be well... View Article