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SEPTEMBER 13-14 will see the dust fly in the Queensland Outback for the eighth annual RM Williams Longreach Muster.
Over two action packed days, Australia's best stockmen and women will battle it out in a range of fast paced, hard riding bush events.

Bringing together the best of the bush  

SEPTEMBER 13-14 will see the dust fly in the Queensland Outback for the eighth annual RM Williams Longreach Muster. Over two action
NICK Minchin has been roundly panned for encouraging ADM to have another tilt at GrainCorp, Australia’s largest listed grains business. 28 Aug 14 4 NICK Minchin has been roundly panned for encouraging ADM to have another tilt at GrainCorp, Australia’s largest...
LAST minute amendments to plans for a “one-stop shop” on environmental legislation could see “water trigger” legislation saved. 28 Aug 14 LAST minute amendments to plans for a “one-stop shop” on environmental legislation could see “water trigger”...
A PROJECT designed to increase the number of organically certified beef businesses is on track to draw an extra 100 producers and an additional 30,000 certified organic carcases into the growing market.
28 Aug 14 1 A PROJECT designed to increase the number of organically certified beef businesses is on track to draw an extra 100...
DESPITE the dust barely settling on this year, Nixon’s X-Ing Campdraft organisers are already planning ways to make 2015 something special. 27 Aug 14 DESPITE the dust barely settling on this year, Nixon’s X-Ing Campdraft organisers are already planning ways to make...
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why are we so pent up about our regulators? surely the transparency and motives of SOEs,
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1. Producers need more debt like the proverbial. (Even at cheap rates unless it is to retire
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"Every picture tells a thousand words" The expression on Barry's face tells it all - he has had
THE federal government is facing pressure to overhaul the foreign investment review system as it tries to deal with Chinese trade demands. THE federal government is facing pressure to overhaul the foreign investment review system as it tries to deal with...
IT was the moment of truth at Beef Breeding Services, an artificial breeding service centre, just north of Rockhampton.4:00 AM IT was the moment of truth at Beef Breeding Services, an artificial breeding service centre, just north of Rockhampton.
AGENTS are now warning graziers they won’t be able to afford to restock their herds once the eastern States get widespread soaking rain.28 Aug 14  2 AGENTS are now warning graziers they won’t be able to afford to restock their herds once the eastern States get...

THE 2014 Rabobank Beef Challenge is once again focused solely on the graziers in the Richmond Shire with the Flinders and McKinlay Shire opting not to stage the Challenge this year because of the drought.10 Aug 14 THE 2014 Rabobank Beef Challenge is once again focused solely on the graziers in the Richmond Shire with the...
RECENT figures from the NT Livestock Exporters Association have painted a surprisingly positive picture of live export from the Top End.24 Jul 14 RECENT figures from the NT Livestock Exporters Association have painted a surprisingly positive picture of live...
AN encouraging recovery on Thursday helped the AWEX EMI to a 1 cent rise for the week, to finish at 1002c/kg. AN encouraging recovery on Thursday helped the AWEX EMI to a 1 cent rise for the week, to finish at 1002c/kg.

COTTON is set to fall to its lowest price in five years as demand slows in China and India heads for a record crop, says India's biggest denim maker.9:15 AM COTTON is set to fall to its lowest price in five years as demand slows in China and India heads for a record crop,...
FARMER-owned co-operatives could potentially be exempt from a new mandatory code of conduct for bulk wheat port terminal operators.28 Aug 14  6 FARMER-owned co-operatives could potentially be exempt from a new mandatory code of conduct for bulk wheat port...

WILMAR should be 'ready for a fight on a scale not seen before' in the Australian industry, says industry group Canegrowers.
23 May 14  13 WILMAR should be "ready for a fight on a scale not seen before" in the Australian industry, says industry group...
SUGAR Research Australia (SRA) and Herbert Cane Productivity Services Ltd (HCPSL) held a joint harvesting forum on Wednesday May 9, 2014 with around 25 growers, harvest operators and millers attended.14 May 14 SUGAR Research Australia (SRA) and Herbert Cane Productivity Services Ltd (HCPSL) held a joint harvesting forum on...
CASE IH’s Axial-Flow 9230 combine has won an award from the new International Machinery Manufacturer’s Awards (IMMA) held in the United Kingdom in June. CASE IH’s Axial-Flow 9230 combine has won an award from the new International Machinery Manufacturer’s Awards (IMMA)...

WHERE grandma planned a week ahead, families are now planning their meals on a daily basis, says Professor Tony Worsley.26 Aug 14 WHERE grandma planned a week ahead, families are now planning their meals on a daily basis, says Professor Tony Worsley.
AN EXOTIC pathogen which attacks carrot and celery has prompted an emergency biosecurity response for Australian producers.27 Aug 14 AN EXOTIC pathogen which attacks carrot and celery has prompted an emergency biosecurity response for Australian...
25 Aug 14 THE Gill family has sold its 1893-hectare northern NSW property, Booyamurra.
BORABINGA, a 458ha downsizing farmer's delight on the Murrumbidgee River, is for sale with an asking price of just under $3.4m.18 Aug 14 BORABINGA, a 458ha downsizing farmer's delight on the Murrumbidgee River, is for sale with an asking price of just...

THE bush tradition of Bachelor and Spinster balls may have died off in many country towns, but in the western Queensland town of Richmond the party just keeps getting better.20 Aug 14 THE bush tradition of Bachelor and Spinster balls may have died off in many country towns, but in the western...
THE important role the Queensland Country Women’s Association plays in the local region has been praised by Charters Towers Regional Council Mayor Frank Beveridge.19 Aug 14 THE important role the Queensland Country Women’s Association plays in the local region has been praised by Charters...