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THE weighty burden of penalty interest rate charges on Australia's ballooning rural debt problem is becoming a spotlight issue.

Penalty rates weigh on farms  

THE weighty burden of penalty interest rate charges on Australia's ballooning rural debt problem is becoming a spotlight issue.
PEOPLE travelled from as far away as Adelaide and Melbourne especially to attend the official unveiling of the Malanda RSL Sub-Branch’s Memorial Wall. 20 Apr 14 PEOPLE travelled from as far away as Adelaide and Melbourne especially to attend the official unveiling of the...
THE push for periodic re-approval and re-registration of pesticides used by Australia’s farmers should be abandoned. 4:00 AM 1 THE push for periodic re-approval and re-registration of pesticides used by Australia’s farmers should be abandoned.
A US cattle identity has warned any definition of “sustainable beef” would raise questions about what constitutes “unsustainable beef”. 19 Apr 14 3 A US cattle identity has warned any definition of “sustainable beef” would raise questions about what constitutes...
AUSTRALIAN Brahman Breeders on tour at the World Congress were treated to what could only be described as an amazing experience at the Tau Game Lodge in South Africa for a two-day stopover. 17 Apr 14 AUSTRALIAN Brahman Breeders on tour at the World Congress were treated to what could only be described as an amazing...
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Well said David. The industry should give WWF a wide berth, they cannot be trusted.
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bring on an Agricultural Bank controlled by government with realistic interest rates. Totally
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Corporate greed plain and simple
THE Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) finished last week at 354.75c/kg cwt, an improvement of 6.75c on the previous week.8:45 AM THE Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) finished last week at 354.75c/kg cwt, an improvement of 6.75c on the...
LIVE export prices in the north have reached unprecedented levels putting smiles on the faces of pastoralists.4:00 AM LIVE export prices in the north have reached unprecedented levels putting smiles on the faces of pastoralists.

Coopers Animal Health and Rabobank consolidated their NTCA functions for the invitational dinner.
NTCA combined dinner Coopers Animal Health and Rabobank consolidated their NTCA functions for the invitational dinner.

MEMBERSHIP with NorthBEEF Inc is now available with the recently incorporated body that has set in motion their mission in providing a beef processing facility for Northern Australia.
NorthBEEF membership launch MEMBERSHIP with NorthBEEF Inc is now available with the recently...
A TOTAL of 192 selected quality bulls representing 13 breeds supplied by 22 highly regarded vendors will come to the fore at the Longreach Bull Sale on May 2.
Quality Cattle at Longreach Bull Sale A TOTAL of 192 selected quality bulls representing 13 breeds...
ALLY Horan from Goulburn, NSW, has taken out the 2014 AWEX/TAFE National Graduate Woolclasser Competition at the Sydney Royal Show.
ALLY Horan from Goulburn, NSW, has taken out the 2014 AWEX/TAFE National Graduate Woolclasser Competition at the...

ALLY Horan from Goulburn, NSW, has taken out the 2014 AWEX/TAFE National Graduate Woolclasser Competition at the Sydney Royal Show.
Goulburn's Ally takes woolclassing award ALLY Horan from Goulburn, NSW, has taken out the 2014 AWEX/TAFE National Graduate Woolclasser
BUMPER seasons boosts Canadian land values; CBH welcomes Newcastle decision; delegation pushes Australian noodle what production.18 Apr 14 BUMPER seasons boosts Canadian land values; CBH welcomes Newcastle decision; delegation pushes Australian noodle...
SOWING conditions throughout WA are still a mixed bag according to the Grains Industry Association of WA (GIWA).18 Apr 14 SOWING conditions throughout WA are still a mixed bag according to the Grains Industry Association of WA (GIWA).

THE Board of Sugar Research Australia (SRA) has invested nearly $4 million dollars from reserves to fund a three-year integrated research program as part of its ongoing resolve to identify and develop management strategies for Yellow Canopy Syndrome (YCS).
Yellow Canopy Syndrome research gets $4m boost THE Board of Sugar Research Australia (SRA) has invested nearly...
CANEGROWERS and ACFA have issued the strongest possible warning to the miller of close to half of Australia's sugar that it must consider the future viability of growers, as news that it plans to break away from QSL and set up its own marketing arm ripples across the industry.
Canegrowers fight to keep profits transparent CANEGROWERS and ACFA have issued the strongest possible warning...
THE latest addition to Silvan Australia’s Selecta product range is a wide-angle, motion-activated security camera, the Selecta Secure 120. THE latest addition to Silvan Australia’s Selecta product range is a wide-angle, motion-activated security camera,...

CASE IH is offering customers who forward order a Case combine harvester by April 30 the opportunity to see the company’s industry-leading technology at the source.
Case's big forward order lure: a trip to the US CASE IH is offering customers who forward order a Case combine harvester by April 30 the
THE first ever shipment of Australian table grapes to South Korea has been sent from Robinvale, marking a significant new milestone for Victoria’s table grape industry.15 Apr 14 THE first ever shipment of Australian table grapes to South Korea has been sent from Robinvale, marking a...
THOUGH it wasn’t said in so many words, reactions to a Senate committee’s report into the potential importation of ginger, pineapples and potatoes shared a hint of three words: we told you so.4:00 AM THOUGH it wasn’t said in so many words, reactions to a Senate committee’s report into the potential importation of...
A SECOND Indonesian company in just over six months has bought a Top End cattle station signalling a strengthening of the live cattle export market.15 Apr 14  1 A SECOND Indonesian company in just over six months has bought a Top End cattle station signalling a strengthening...
AUSTRALIA'S biggest wheat producers Ron Greentree and Ken Harris have offered for sale the prized Boolcarrol and Milton Downs properties outside Moree, northern NSW, with expectations it will sell for $150 to $200 million.11 Apr 14  1 AUSTRALIA'S biggest wheat producers Ron Greentree and Ken Harris have offered for sale the prized Boolcarrol and...
FANCY combining the best of South African agriculture with the best of world rugby?28 Feb 14 FANCY combining the best of South African agriculture with the best of world rugby?
BUSH beauty Stephanie Field looks set to make the ultimate farm to fashion transition this week when she makes her international modelling debut on the runway of Paris Fashion Week.28 Feb 14 BUSH beauty Stephanie Field looks set to make the ultimate farm to fashion transition this week when she makes her...

Over 100 graziers and stakeholders attended the Northern Beef Producer Forum held at Mareeba.
Northern Beef Producer Forum Over 100 graziers and stakeholders attended the Northern Beef Producer Forum held at Mareeba.